SAFE Federal Credit Union, headquartered in the heart of South Carolina, has donated $25,000 for disaster relief related to Hurricane Florence. The credit union raised most of that amount through the sale of emergency lanterns ahead of the storm, then topped off the donation to make it an even $25,000.
Two... - September 22, 2018
SAFE Federal Credit Union, headquartered in the heart of South Carolina, has raised more than $18,000 for disaster relief in just two days leading up to the landfall of Hurricane Florence in the region.
“We saw this as an opportunity to help our members preparing for the coming storm, while also... - September 15, 2018
SAFE Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union based in the Midlands, has named new managers at three branches in Sumter and Lugoff. All of the new branch managers were promoted from within SAFE, to replace managers who had been promoted to other roles.
The new managers are:
- Tammy Avins, Wesmark... - May 16, 2018
Elizabeth Duquette, formerly a branch manager for SAFE Federal Credit Union, has been named to oversee the credit union’s Member Service Center.
Duquette originally came to SAFE as branch manager at SAFE’s office in Bishopville. She spent 2017 as an assistant in the Executive Office before... - May 02, 2018
Midlands credit union gives out $18,000 in scholarships to high school seniors. - April 04, 2018
Drew Huckeba has been named Assistant Vice President of Mortgage Services at SAFE Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union based in the Midlands.
Huckeba has been with SAFE for six years, and most recently held the position of Assistant Vice President of Branch Administration.
He started with... - March 14, 2018
Ashley Reddick has been named branch manager at the Bishopville branch of SAFE Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union based in the Midlands.
She leads a staff of seven at the branch, located at 596 Sumter Highway.
Reddick has worked at SAFE since 2012, serving most of that time as head teller... - January 26, 2018
Robin Kelly, who has worked at SAFE Federal Credit Union for 18 years, has been named the credit union’s Director of Compliance.
Kelly was SAFE’s Card Services Manager for more than a decade, after starting with the credit union in 2000 as a switchboard operator, working her way up through... - January 25, 2018
Members of SAFE Federal Credit Union received annual bonus dividends and interest rebates on December 31 totaling more than $1 million, based on their account usage.
The payments were based on members’ account usage. Deposit accounts, including certificates, received a 12 percent bonus based on... - January 14, 2018
Voting begins January 1 for three seats on the SAFE Federal Credit Union board of directors.
There are four candidates running, with all three incumbents seeking re-election and one new candidate.
The new candidate is Lucreia Bennett, program director for the health information management program at... - December 29, 2017
The autumn edition of the SAFE Federal Credit Union Easy Street Dinner, to be held in Columbia November 16, will have a distinct New Orleans feel to it.
The Mardi Gras masquerade-themed event will be held at the Seawell’s Banquet Facility on Rosewood Drive in Columbia. The dinner is for members... - November 08, 2017
SAFE Federal Credit Union set an auto loan record of $79.4 million during its spring 2017 “Driving You Forward” promotion, generating more than 3,000 loans and adding nearly 2,000 new members.
An impressive $50 million of the total loan volume was in the form of indirect (auto dealer-initiated)... - August 03, 2017
Three AVPs have been named to oversee SAFE FCU's 19 branches. - July 26, 2017
Toby Hayes, VP of marketing for SAFE FCU, has been chosen to be part of a nationwide panel of marketers that is focused on customer loyalty and how credit unions can foster closer relationships with their members. - July 13, 2017
Jay Montgomery, who has been with SAFE Federal Credit Union for nine years, has been named vice president of operations at the credit union.
Montgomery succeeds Michael Baker, who recently moved up to the executive vice president position at SAFE.
After joining SAFE as a management trainee following... - June 23, 2017
SAFE Federal Credit Union has named Jennifer Michaels its Vice President of risk management, a new position at the credit union.
Michaels is a lawyer who most recently served as general counsel and compliance director at Park Community Credit Union in Kentucky. At SAFE, she oversees information security,... - May 19, 2017
Michael Baker, who has worked at SAFE Federal Credit Union for more than 16 years, has been named SAFE’s executive vice president.
Baker, most recently vice president of operations, now oversees a broad range of the growing credit union’s services and operations.
Baker joined SAFE as a... - May 04, 2017
Darrell Merkel takes the reins at Safe Federal Credit Union in Sumter, South Carolina. - April 19, 2017
The Dog's Home campaign emphasized home shopping from a dog’s perspective. - April 05, 2017
SAFE Federal Credit Union is giving scholarships to 21 college-bound students from all over South Carolina’s Midlands region. - March 25, 2017
Paul Holder, Kay Oldhouser Davis, and Melinda Carr were elected to the SAFE FCU board. Results of the election were announced during the SAFE annual meeting. - March 23, 2017
Jim Rasmus joined the South Carolina credit union, SAFE Federal, as its VP of HR. - February 16, 2017
For 21 years, SAFE FCU has paid its members an annual dividend. In 2016 the credit union paid out more than $1 million to its members. - January 07, 2017
Junior Teniqua Reddy Designed the Spirit-Themed Card - December 09, 2016
Promising changes regarding federal financial industry regulation, U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney visited SAFE Federal Credit Union this week for input on how the regulatory landscape can be improved. - December 02, 2016
Elizabeth Duquette has been named branch manager at the Bishopville branch of SAFE Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union based in the Midlands.
She now leads the staff of seven at the branch, located at 596 Sumter Highway.
Duquette has 13 years of financial services experience. Before moving... - December 01, 2016
Continental, one of the top automotive suppliers in the world, has deployed an interactive video kiosk Personal Teller Machine from SAFE Federal Credit in its plant in Sumter, SC. The PTM will allow employees to conduct their banking business remotely during their shift. - November 15, 2016
Employees of SAFE FCU raised $10,500 for the local Light the Night Walk in Columbia, SC. - November 12, 2016
Personal Teller Machines are a First for a South Carolina-Based Financial Institution. SAFE FCU members in Columbia, SC can interact with tellers that are remotely located in Sumter. - August 30, 2016
SAFE Federal Credit Union is a full service financial institution serving the SC Midlands region. The credit union named Toby Hayes to oversee its marketing as it looks to aggressively expand. - August 25, 2016