About VECU

Our History:
Virginia Educators Credit Union (VECU) is a financial organization established and directed by members of the educational community in the cities of Newport News, Williamsburg, and their surrounding counties. The credit union was established in 1954 as the Warwick Teachers’ Association Credit Union.

With a charter membership of only nine teachers, Virginia Educators Credit Union’s membership has grown to nearly 8,000. To remain current with its expanded membership, the credit union adopted the name of Virginia Educators Credit Union in 1995.

Virginia Educators Credit Union continues to serve students, educators, PTA members, college students, alumni, and their families in Newport News, Williamsburg, and surrounding counties. The credit union is committed to providing resources that assist in the financial advancement of the educational community.

Our Philosophy:
In honoring the credit union philosophy of “people helping people,” Virginia Educators Credit Union has a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors who uphold this principle.

Our Mission:
Virginia Educators Credit Union, a financial organization established and directed by members of the educational community operating in a competitive market:

  1. Provides personal and efficient financial services to members at favorable
    terms and rates.
  2. Educates members about available services.
  3. Promotes member financial responsibility and financial literacy.
  4. Maintains financial stability through sound planning and management.

Click here to view VECU’s Annual Report.

Virginia Educators Credit Union’s 2015 Board of Directors:
Mr. Thomas Cline, Chairman
Mr. Everette (Teddy) Hicks, Vice Chairman
Mr. Eugene Johnson, Treasurer
Mr. Steven Kanehl, CPA, Secretary
Ms. Carolyn Chittenden
Dr. Anne Edison
Mr. Reginald Fox
Mr. Dennis Jarrett, CPA, CPFO
Ms. Doretha Spells

Virginia Educators Credit Union’s Leadership Team: 
Sharon Conti, President/CEO
LaQuisha Garrett, Accounting Manager
Megan Harris, Operations Manager

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Virginia Educators Credit Union