Bellingham, WA – June 18, 2024 – WECU has been recognized by Forbes’ Best-in-State Credit Unions ranking as the second best-performing credit union in Washington State.

“Named one of the top credit unions in our state is a fantastic honor, and we are grateful to our membership for their trust in us,” said Jennifer Kutcher, President & CEO of WECU. “This recognition reflects our employees’ ongoing commitment to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our members and the communities we serve.”

Forbes collaborated with Statista, a renowned marketing research firm, to comprehensively survey approximately 26,000 U.S. citizens from all 50 states regarding their banking relationships. Respondents evaluated their credit unions across six critical dimensions: Trust, terms & conditions, branch services, digital services, customer service, and financial advice. Out of 77 credit unions in Washington included in the survey, only five achieved a spot on the list, with WECU earning the number-two position.

This ranking underscores WECU’s dedication to providing exceptional service and fostering strong, trust-based relationships with its members. As WECU continues to grow and innovate, it remains steadfast in its mission to enhance the financial well-being of its members and contribute positively to the communities it serves.

About WECU

WECU, initially established in 1936 as Bellingham Teachers Credit Union, is a thriving credit union headquartered in Bellingham, Washington. With a rich history and commitment to the community, WECU extends its financial services to individuals and businesses across the entire state of Washington. Boasting a dedicated team of over 400 local professionals, WECU takes pride in serving more than 160,000 members. The credit union’s robust financial standing is reflected in its assets, surpassing $2.8 billion.