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Avadian Credit Union Merges with EBSCO Federal Credit Union

Avadian Credit Union finalized the merger of EBSCO Federal Credit Union on February 1, 2018.

On November 16, 2017, Avadian Credit Union and EBSCO Federal FCU announced plans to merge. After being approved by each institution's Board of Directors and voted on by the EBSCO FCU membership base, Avadian assumed operation of the credit union on February 1, 2018; thus, expanding its existing market presence and membership.

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“Since we made our announcement, we have been working diligently with EBSCO FCU on this collaboration to make this as seamless a transition as possible,” said Linda Cencula, President and CEO of Avadian Credit Union. “We believe this is a great fit all the way around and welcome their team and members to the Avadian Credit Union family. We look forward to servicing their financial needs and expanding our footprint." 

“Avadian’s attention to detail and their previous experience with mergers with other credit unions was what sealed the deal for EBSCO FCU,” said Brian Wilson, Chairman of the Board for EBSCO FCU. “We wanted to partner with a credit union that could offer our members a strong product mix coupled with an impeccable level of service – and Avadian does just that.” 

The current EBSCO FCU branch location will continue to remain open as Avadian, solely for the use of employees at EBSCO Industries, Inc. 

Avadian Credit Union is a full service financial institution with branches located across the state of Alabama. With the merger of EBSCO FCU, Avadian's assets have grown to $758 million, and they now serve over 77,000 members with friendly and professional service. Avadian Credit Union has a “5 STAR” Superior Rating by Bauer Financial for Safety and Soundness. 

Avadian Credit Union is a not-for-profit, financial cooperative that is solely owned by its members. For more information on Avadian Credit Union, visit or call 1.888.AVADIAN (1.888.282.3426). Avadian Credit Union is also on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. 

The credit union is federally insured by the NCUA. Additional insurance of up to $250,000 on your savings accounts is provided by Excess Share Insurance Corporation, a licensed insurance company.
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