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Vacaville, CA – Travis Credit Union (TCU) has awarded 20 local high school students $2,000 scholarships as part of the Mary Keith Duff Memorial Scholarship program. TCU provides these annual scholarships to deserving young members to help them cope with the rising costs of higher education and to reinforce the credit union’s commitment to the financial wellness of future community leaders.


Vacaville, CA– Travis Credit Union (TCU) recently sponsored Napa Valley College's 16th Annual Youth Business Plan Competition, allowing over 150 students to get insight into what it takes to build a successful business model. The annual competition provides an opportunity for high school and college-age students to research and write a business plan and enter the Business Plan Competition. The competition paid tribute to Charlie Monahan, who worked with Napa Valley College for more than 20 years and served as the associate dean, career pathways & economic and workforce development.


Vacaville, CA – After a nationwide search, the Board of Directors has chosen Thomas Kevin Miller as President and Chief Executive Officer of Travis Credit Union (TCU), starting April 13th, 2022. The Board followed the succession plan to ensure an orderly process for executive leadership transition. TCU's Board of Directors are elected by the membership and give their time and experience to ensure the organization meets the needs of its members and the community.


Vacaville, CA – Travis Credit Union (TCU) joins the fundraising efforts of the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU) in support of Ukrainian credit unions and pledges to donate fifteen thousand dollars to the Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund campaign. The Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund campaign aims to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of war-torn residents as well as the two million refugees who have fled the country.


Travis Credit Union (TCU) recently launched a series of Financial Inclusion Forums in Solano, Contra Costa and Yolo counties.


Vacaville, CA – Barry Nelson, Chief Executive Officer and President of Travis Credit Union (TCU), announced his retirement effective April 15, 2022. From the onset, Barry believed in providing value-added guidance that would build the community and enrich members' lives. Following the credit union philosophy of People Helping People he embraced the Awesome Cause initiative, focused on changing lives and lifting communities through financial wellness.


Vacaville, CA – Travis Credit Union has received national recognition for its outstanding financial education efforts to empower communities through financial literacy. The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announced on November 2, 2021, that the credit union earned First Place as the nationwide winner of the Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award.


Benicia, CA – It's a mad, mad, mad world out there, and over 130 Benicia High School students got a glimpse into the unpredictable world of finance at last week's Mad City Money (MCM) program, hosted by Travis Credit Union Foundation.


Vacaville, CA – Travis Credit Union, serving twelve counties in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley, welcomed Richard Word and Sal Vaca to the Governing Board, during the Board of Directors meeting in August 2021.


Vacaville, CA – San Francisco Business Times just announced that Travis Credit Union ranked 35th on the 2020 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists List.

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Contact: Damian Alarcon
Director of Corporate Relations
Travis Credit Union
Phone: (707) 469-4985

Headquartered in Vacaville, California, Travis Credit Union is a not-for-profit cooperative financial institution serving those who live or work in Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, Placer, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Napa, Contra Costa, Alameda, Sonoma, Colusa, and Merced counties. Currently, Travis Credit Union is the twelfth largest credit union in California, with 225,000 members and more than $4.7 billion in assets. As a Community Development Financial Institution, we use our collective resources to support those we serve, to become self-sufficient and to prosper, including those in our community with limited access to safe and secure financial services. As one of the premier financial institutions in Solano, Contra Costa, Yolo, and Merced Counties, Travis Credit Union’s strength lies in its faithful commitment to its members, its solid, secure history, and its long-standing track record of dedicated service.