Since we first opened our doors in January of 1968, our first and foremost mission has been to enrich the lives of our families, friends, coworkers, and communities. Back then, it was a handful of devoted employees at St. Regis. Today, that mission reaches to 12 Southwest Mississippi counties and nearly 10,000 member-owners. We have accomplished many things in our 50 years, and we’re not slowing down.
In our daily operations, we strive to go beyond the credit union core creed of “people helping people” and expand our operations under the belief that people need other people, because that’s our truth. As much as we pride ourselves on providing the most personalized service, best interest rates, and the most innovative products, we know that we would not be where we are without our members. People need other people, and we need you.
Our goals haven’t changed over the last 50 years. We still strive for enriching our member’s lives, we still seek continuous growth and improvement, we still work hard to be Southwest Mississippi’s most trusted financial solutions partner. Since 2013, we have opened 5 new branches in central areas of our 12-county area of service. We have more than doubled in membership size. We have donated thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours to local organizations, clubs, schools, and community needs. All of this has been possible because we have the best members! When you joined our financial cooperative, you partnered with us in pooling our financial resources for the benefit and improvement of our membership and communities, and it’s because of you that we’ve been able to achieve these great things.
For as long as we’re able, we will continue to work hard at being the local leader in personalized lending, financial education, and advanced services. Our commitment to you and to our communities will continue to drive our growth and advancements. We will continue to provide the highest level of service, convenience, and personal care. We will continue to help you achieve your financial goals. And we will do it all with a smile. We started right here with you, and that’s where we’ll always be.
Thank you for partnering with us, for choosing us to be your trusted community financial institution. There is no limit to the great things that we can do together as a cooperative and as dedicated partners in an effort to improve all of our lives and our communities.
Leslie J. Pitts
Ferguson Federal Credit Union