Recognition & Awards
With our ongoing commitment to serving our members and our community, A+FCU is honored to be the recipient of a number of prestigious awards.
Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Award
March 2023 – A+FCU was awarded the 2023 Elbert K. Fretwell Outstanding Educator Award by the Boy Scouts of America Capitol Area Council. Award recognizes the A+FCU commitment to serve youth through the Personal Management Merit Badge, Green Apple, and other youth financial education programs.
2022 Best Of Georgetown Winner – Best Bank/Credit Union Silver Award
January 2023 (awarded) – A+FCU awarded the Best Bank/Credit Union Silver Award in the 2022 Best of Georgetown Contest.
Top Workplaces USA 2023 Winner
February 2023 - A+FCU was named a Top Workplace USA 2023 winner. This award celebrates nationally recognized companies that make the world a better place by prioritizing a people-centered culture and giving employees a voice. The Top Workplaces USA award is based entirely on feedback from an engagement survey completed by the employees of participating workplaces.
2022 Top Workplaces Of Greater Austin Winner
November 2022 – A+FCU was named an Austin American-Statesman Top Workplace 2022 in the Large Business Category as determined solely by employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey.
2022 FAVE Awards Nominee – FAVE Company Culture
November 2022 – Finalist in the Austin Young Chamber's FAVE Awards for FAVE Company Culture category that recognizes companies demonstrating commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; employee development; and creating a rewarding and safe work atmosphere for all employees.
2022 Bastrop County's Best Award Finalist – Best Mortgage Company & Best Financial Service Company
October 2022 – A+FCU was runner up in two categories in 2022 Bastrop County’s Best Awards for Best Mortgage Company and Best Financial Service Company.
2022 Best Of The Best Award Winner – Best Customer Service
September 2022 – A+FCU earned the top spot in the Austin American-Statesman 2022 Best of the Best awards for Best in Customer Service and was also honored as a top three nominee in the Best Credit Union category.
2022 APIE Business Champion Award
June 2022 – Austin Partners in Education (APIE) honored A+FCU with their 2022 APIE Business Champion Award which recognizes support provided to APIE and Austin ISD over the years including an ongoing dedication to AISD students.
2022 Best of the Best Award – Member Shoppers Experience & Consumer Lending Experience
March 2022 – A+FCU is once again a MembersXP Best of the Best award winner in 2022 in two key categories: Member Shoppers Experience and Consumer Lending Experience. The MemberXP Best of the Best designation is awarded to credit unions that consistently provide exceptional levels of member service during a calendar year.
2021 Best Of Georgetown Winner – Best Bank/Credit Union Gold Award
January 2022 (awarded) – A+FCU awarded the Best Bank/Credit Union Gold Award in the 2021 Best of Georgetown Contest.
Austin Young Chamber 2021 FAVE Awards
December 2021 – Winner in the category that recognizes a company that contributes to Austin’s mental, financial, or physical health.
2021 Annual Greater Austin Business Awards
December 2021 – Company Culture Award recognizes companies that foster a creative, collaborative workplace culture. Community Relations Award honors organizations with a successful approach to corporate social responsibility.
Austin Chamber 2021 Business Champion Award
October 2021 – A+FCU won a 2021 Business Champion Award at the Austin Chamber of Commerce State of Education and Talent 2021 thanks to the nomination of the Pflugerville ISD administration. The award honors A+FCU's partnership in helping students gain job experience and financial literacy knowledge through collaborative programs.
2021 Bastrop County's Best Award
October 2021 – A+FCU was runner up in two categories in 2021 Bastrop County’s Best Awards for Best Mortgage Company and Best Financial Service Company.
Austin American-Statesman Best of the Best Awards
September 2021 – A+FCU earned the top spot as the Best Mortgage Lender in the Austin area. A+FCU was also honored as a top three nominee in the Best Credit Union category in 2021.
Forbes’ Best-In-State Credit Unions for 2021
July 2021 – A+FCU again made Forbes’ list based on criteria such as satisfaction, trust, branch services, digital services, and financial advice. Of the 5,068 credit unions nationwide, just 3.6% made the list. A+FCU is one of only 5 credit unions featured on the list for Texas.
Austin Gives Generous Business Awards Finalist
July 2021 – The Austin Gives Generous Business Awards recognizes outstanding individuals who are helping to forge the next generation of volunteer leaders in our community through their example, coaching, and willingness to work with others.
RecognizeGood Ethics in Business Award
June 2021 – RecognizeGood’s Ethics in Business program illuminates businesses, individuals, and nonprofits across Central Texas who believe that doing good is good business.
MemberXP 2021 Best of the Best Award
March 2021 – A+FCU was a 2021 Best of the Best award winner in two categories: Member Shoppers Experience and Consumer Lending Experience. The MemberXP Best of the Best designation is awarded to credit unions that consistently provide exceptional levels of member service during a calendar year.
20th Annual Greater Austin Business Awards
December 2020 – The Customer Experience Award recognizes companies or organizations that are dedicated to an outstanding customer experience and satisfaction in all aspects of sales and services.
2020 Best Of Georgetown
October 2020 – A+FCU awarded the Best Bank/Credit Union Gold Award in the 2020 Best of Georgetown Contest.
Desjardins Youth and Adult Financial Education Award
September 2020 – CUNA created the Desjardins program to recognize leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy for all ages.
Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award
September 2020 – This award is given to a credit union or chapter/group for its social responsibility projects within the community.
Austin Gives Generous Business Awards Winner
July 2020 – The Austin Chamber recognizes organizations who pledged 1% of pre-tax earnings toward their community impact efforts.
Forbes’ Best-In-State Credit Unions for 2020
July 2020 – A+FCU made Forbes’ list based on criteria such as satisfaction, trust, branch services, digital services, and financial advice. Of the 5,236 credit unions nationwide, just 3.5% made the list.
Austin American-Statesman Best of the Best Awards
June 2020 – A+FCU was honored in the top three nominees for Best Credit Union and Best Bank in 2020.
MemberXP 2020 Best of the Best Award
March 2020 – A+FCU was awarded as a 2020 Best of the Best winner with MemberXP for consistently providing exceptional member services.
Bauer Financial 5-Star Credit Union Rating
This financial data is compiled and reported to federal regulators. According to Bauer, a five-star rating is superior and recommended by their organization.
A+ News & Press Releases
Central Texas Students Awarded $120,000 In Scholarships From A+ Federal Credit Union
The A+FCU Board of Directors awarded 60 high school and college students with $120,000 in scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year.
Thank You For A Successful 2022
We’re grateful for our members who continue to help strengthen our credit union.
Top Workplaces 2022 Winner A+FCU Increases Effective On-Site Starting Pay To $20 Per Hour
A+ Federal Credit Union (A+FCU) was awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by the Austin American-Statesman.
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