From humble beginnings ...
County Teachers Federal Credit Union was founded on June 9, 1972 by ten
forward-looking individuals who each contributed $2.50 for a National Credit
Union Administration Charter.
Its humble beginnings were in a small, one-room office at Fulton-Montgomery
Community College. There, members conducted transactions during limited hours a
few times per week.
Over the past forty years, the Credit Union has evolved from its humble
beginnings at FMCC to a modern facility, $69-Million in assets in assets and
twenty-six employees who are dedicated to making the Credit Union work for its
Also working for the members are eleven individuals who comprise the Credit
Union's Board of Directors. These members volunteer their time and energy
attending monthly board meetings, numerous committee meetings and an annual
planning seminar. They are constantly educating themselves to stay current with
the ever-changing, complex financial world.
On July 9, 2002, the National Credit Union Administration officially approved a
name change for the credit union; therefore, the name was changed to Fulton
County Federal Credit Union.
On June 23, 2014, the National Credit Union Administration officially approved a
name change for the Credit Union; therefore, the name was changed to First
Choice Financial Federal Credit Union.
The current field of membership is more diverse since the inception of the
credit union's charter in 1972. In lieu of the name change, First Choice Financial Federal Credit Union's commitment to its 11,000 members - teachers and
non-teachers - remain the same.
Together, the board and the staff of the Credit Union are working to provide
convenient, quality financial services that best meet the needs of the credit
union's members, while insuring a strong financial institution.