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Achieva Credit Union has been serving the Pinellas community for more than 80 years.

Established in 1937 with just $99.25 and seven charter members, Achieva Credit Union started out small. In 1950, the organization changed to the Pinellas County Teachers Credit Union, available only to Pinellas teachers and their families. This changed to Community Chartered 35 years after, where the organization then expanded its reach into Pasco County and Hernando County. In 2004, it became the current Achieva Credit Union and remains so today. In 2009, Achieva merged with Sarasota Coastal Credit Union, expanding its reach further, and acquired Calusa Bank in 2015. Over this history of growth, Achieva has devoted itself to serving the community and its members. It now serves more than 147,900 members and remains a not-for-profit organization.

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Achieva Credit Union

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Achieva Credit Union strives to best serve its members throughout Florida, and has since it began more than 80 years ago. Through its many changes, its members have always been at the forefront of its actions. Run by a board of unpaid volunteer directors, Achieva manages its $1.45 billion in assets through its 23 branches in 10 Florida counties.

Core values/mission statement

"Established along Florida’s Suncoast 80 years ago, Achieva Credit Union provides GOOD banking experiences to people from all walks of life. Unlike a bank, we are not-for-profit, and are owned and operated by the members we serve. That means that we’re accountable to you, not outside shareholders. With 23 branches and over 140,000 members, our field of membership is always growing."

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