Greylock Federal Credit Union is encouraging the community to Shop Local this October. Small businesses make up a majority of the employers in the regional economy and have been some of the hardest hit by the pandemic. Greylock is offering a personal credit card incentive to remind members and cardholders to spend their money with local merchants, shops and restaurants.
Greylock Federal Credit Union held its 85th Annual Meeting on September 22nd. Due to the pandemic, the meeting was postponed from its original date of March 24th and was hosted virtually.
Brian Astorino, CRPC®, a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and a longtime LPL Financial Advisor at Greylock Investment Group, has been promoted to Vice President. Astorino develops long-term financial strategies for credit union members and clients and is located at Greylock Federal Credit Union’s Merrill Road office in Pittsfield.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has joined the African American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC). In addition, Greylock’s Board of Directors has unanimously voted to sign on to a national Credit Union Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Collective’s statement of solidarity and commitment to change (https://www.cudeicollective.org/pledge).
The first three members of Greylock Federal Credit Union’s Hudson area branch team have been named: Branch Manager Kasey Nobles; Assistant Branch Manager Shanatia Bygrave, and Branch Specialist Victoria Bemiss.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has promoted two familiar faces at their branch on West Street in Pittsfield. Branch Manager Gloria Beraldi and Assistant Branch Manager Johnothan Hinkell, have expanded their roles with Greylock.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has been recognized as one of America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions 2020 by Forbes Media and Statista Inc. Only the top 3.5% of the nation’s 5,236 credit unions made the list. Greylock was ranked #2 in Massachusetts.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has broken ground on a multi-million dollar, full-service branch at 464 Fairview Avenue. Participants in the golden shovel ceremony included Hudson Mayor Kamal Johnson; Columbia County Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Jeffrey C. Hunt, CCE; Greylock President & CEO John L. Bissell, and the first three members of Greylock’s Hudson branch team, Manager Kasey Nobles; Assistant Manager Shanatia Bygrave, and Branch Specialist Victoria Bemiss.
Greylock Federal Credit Union is proud to announce the recent promotion of Gloria Escobar to the newly created role of Financial Wellness Latinx Outreach Coach. In this new role, Ms. Escobar will expand her financial coaching responsibilities, assist members in obtaining ITIN loans and strengthen Greylock’s relationships within the growing Latinx community and its commitment to its designation as a Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance) credit union.
JamieEllen Moncecchi has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Greylock Federal Credit Union. Her areas of responsibility now include Administration, Marketing, Community Partnerships & Support, Board Governance, and Human Resources.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has been awarded $525,000 in grant funds from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund of the US Treasury Department.
Greylock Federal Credit Union will offer a free class for first-time homebuyers on Wednesday, November 20th from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Greylock Insurance Agency, Allendale Shopping Center, 5 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield.
Greylock received national recognition for its employee training and development program. The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) conferred Greylock with merit honors last night at its national conference in Las Vegas. Employee Training & Development Director Donna Collins was present to accept the award.
The Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) has recognized Greylock Federal Credit Union CEO/President John Bissell as CEO of the Year.
Greylock celebrated the Grand Reopening of its Morningside branch at 75 Kellogg Street on October 21st with ribbon cutting ceremony and reception.
Greylock’s Human Resources Representative Nicole Mancivalano has earned a certificate in Professional Human Resources (PHR).
Greylock Federal Credit Union’s Community Development Coordinator Gloria Escobar, an IRS approved Certifying Acceptance Agent, will be available to help new and existing Greylock members file for Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) at the Volunteers in Medicine offices at 777 Main Street in Great Barrington on Tuesday, October 8th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m..
Greylock Federal Credit Union continues its free Member Educational Series with Build a Basic Budget:
Greylock Federal Credit Union’s next Member Educational Series forum will focus on writing a business plan. The program is in collaboration with the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network and is offered in Spanish on October 2nd and English on October 9th.
Greylock Insurance Agency is continuing to grow its team of full service agents
Greylock Federal Credit Union announces the appointment of Colleen White Holmes to the Credit Union’s volunteer board of directors.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced the hiring of Aman Kaushal as an Assistant Vice President and Controller. Kaushal joins the finance group at 150 West Street in Pittsfield.
Greylock Insurance Agency is pleased to announce that Dawn Espinola has earned the designation Certified Professional in Personal Lines (CPPL) from the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents.
Greylock Federal Credit Union announces the hiring of Sarah E. Gaffey as a mortgage and business development officer based in the North Adams branch. Gaffey will build upon Greylock’s success as the #1 mortgage lender in the county by enhancing customer service and ease of access to Greylock’s mortgage lending products in North County.
Greylock Insurance Agency is pleased to announce that Julie Nichols, who has been with the agency for over 12 years, has been certified as a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS).
Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced the hiring of Rhonda Serre as Corporate Communications Director.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced that their Greylock Employee Community Giveback Program (GECGP) raised a total of $4,080.00 for Soldier On Food Pantry (Central County), People’s Pantry (South County), and The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (North County).
Greylock Federal Credit Union will offer free small business seminars beginning in October.
Greylock Federal Credit Union will be holding a Community Shred Day on Saturday, October 13th from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon in North Adams.
Greylock Federal Credit Union announced that Terrie Lucaroni, AVP/ Manager, Project Management Office, recently graduated with honors from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Management School.
The Greylock Federal Credit Union and Greylock Insurance Agency offices located at 66 Main St. in North Adams will both be moving to 131 Ashland St. (Landmark Building) on January 8th.
Greylock Insurance Agency, a subsidiary of Greylock Federal Credit Union, has announced that it has achieved Best Practices status from the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA).
Greylock Insurance Agency, a subsidiary of Greylock Federal Credit Union, is celebrating its tenth year in Great Barrington.
Greylock Federal Credit Union will offer a free class for first-time homebuyers Wednesday, November 29th and Thursday, November 30th from 6 - 8:30pm at the Greylock Insurance Agency, Allendale Shopping Center, 5 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced it will be expanding community development programs with the help of $686,000 in grant funds from the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund. The CDFI Fund awards grants of up to $2 million to help certified CDFIs sustain and expand their products and services to low income communities and disadvantaged businesses. Greylock was certified as a CDFI in 2015 by the U.S. Treasury Department.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced the introduction of its new ChaChing app. The new free app works on Greylock Members’ Smartphones alerting them to a variety of perks, benefits, and discounts available at a range of merchants around Berkshire County. Using the GPS on Member’s phones, ChaChing sends mobile alerts off¬ering instant discounts whenever they are near participating merchants.
Greylock Federal Credit Union will offer a free class for first-time homebuyers Wednesday, September 13th and Thursday, September 14th from 6 - 8:30pm at the Greylock Insurance Agency, Allendale Shopping Center, 5 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced the hiring of Tracy L. McConnell as VP/Business Banking Officer.
August 11, 2017 – PITTSFIELD – Greylock Federal Credit Union will offer a free class: “Basic Banking & Credit” on Saturday, August 19, from 11am to 1pm at Berkshire Children & Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield during the monthly meeting of the Latino Family Support Group.
Greylock Federal Credit Union (GFCU) has announced the promotion of Mark Mancari to Assistant Vice President. Mancari came to Greylock in 2004 and has been Branch Manager of the Credit Union’s Elm Street location in Pittsfield since its opening in 2007.
Greylock Federal Credit Union announced the selection of Pete Lopez as the newest member of the Credit Union’s volunteer Board of Directors.
Greylock Federal Credit Union announced that it has joined the CU24 ATM network, adding 29,000 surcharge-free terminals for its cardholders.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has hired Michael Prudhomme as Branch Manager of their Adams office.
Greylock Federal Credit Union announced that Isa F. Ali has been appointed to Greylock’s volunteer Supervisory Committee by the Credit Union’s Board of Directors.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced it is launching CardValet®, a new debit card management and fraud mitigation tool.
Greylock Federal Credit Union has introduced a new debit card featuring the Lee High School Wildcats logo and school colors.
Greylock Federal Credit Union recently made a $75,000 donation to the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires to fund the Club’s Triple Play and Meals program. The donation will be made in $25,000 increments over three years.
Greylock Federal Credit Union and Hurlbut Employees’ Federal Credit Union (HEFCU) have announced a merger of the two institutions. HEFCU members voted on Wednesday, July 27 to merge with Greylock, effective August 22.
Greylock Federal Credit Union is sponsoring free summer concerts every Friday night from 5:30 - 7:15 through September 2nd at the Great Barrington Bandstand, at 334 Main St, right behind the Town Hall.
Greylock Federal Credit Union joins radio stations WUPE FM and WNAW 1230AM in sponsoring the North Adams “Party in the Park” each Thursday from July 7 to August 25.
Greylock Federal Credit Union announced the recipients of donations from its “Spirit of Giving” campaign. The donations resulted from fourteen department/teams within the Credit Union choosing worthy organizations or causes, to which Greylock donated $1,000 each. Additionally, Greylock gave each of the chosen organizations a $250 gift card from a local grocery store, to “pay forward” to a charity, or worthy cause of their choice.
John Bissell, the new President and CEO of Greylock Federal Credit Union, is the first chief executive in Berkshire County to sign on to CEOs Against Stigma, the statewide workplace campaign created by the state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Mass).
Greylock Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors approved the promotions of Jodi Rathbun-Briggs to Senior Vice President/Chief Lending Officer and Michael Stoddard to Executive Vice President. Rathbun-Briggs was previously Vice President of Commercial Banking and will replace Chief Lending Officer Charles A. Bercury who is retiring at the end of 2015.
December 1, 2015 - PITTSFIELD – Greylock Federal Credit Union announced the selection of Tyrone A. Jackson as the newest member of the Credit Union’s volunteer Board of Directors.
November 2, 2015 - Pittsfield - Greylock Federal Credit Union will hold a FREE informational webinar entitled, “Sending Your Child to College for Pennies on the Dollar,” on Thursday, November 12th from 7-7:30pm.
October 1, 2015 - Pittsfield – Greylock Federal Credit Union announced that Vice President of Commercial Banking, Jodi Rathbun-Briggs is a recipient of the 2015 Credit Union Heroes Award.
September 24, 2015 – Pittsfield, MA – Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced that current Great Barrington Branch Manager, Jane Curtin has been appointed as manager of Greylock’s soon to open Lenox branch. Stephanie Carlson will be promoted to Branch Manager for the Credit Union’s Great Barrington branch.
September 17, 2015 PITTSFIELD – Following an extensive national search, the Board of Greylock Federal has selected John Bissell as its next President and Chief Executive Officer.
September 11, 2015 - Pittsfield – Greylock Federal Credit Union has announced it will be opening a new branch in Lenox at 68 Main Street.
September 2, 2015 - Pittsfield – Greylock Federal Credit Union and Berkshire Federal Credit Union have agreed to merge the two institutions.