The Tennessee Credit Union
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History & MissionHistory & Mission of TTCU

Founded in 1950, TTCU has a rich history of helping our members and our communities.

TTCU Vision

We want to be our members’ financial choice for life.

TTCU Mission

We are committed to honoring traditional credit union values while utilizing innovation to provide an exceptional member experience.


We will honor our commitments to our members and to each other. We will accept personal responsibility for our actions.

We will work as a team to maintain an atmosphere of cooperation, trust, and open communication.

Social Responsibility
We will practice credit union advocacy as part of our social responsibility within our communities.

We will provide quality service to our members by offering products that meet their financial needs. We will be professional and efficient in delivering services to our members and to each other.

A Brief History of TTCU

Founded as Nashville Teachers Credit Union by a small group of teachers and principals in the Nashville school system, offering savings accounts and small loans.
Assets reached $100,000.
Betty Hobbs selected by Board of Directors to be first President & CEO of the Credit Union. Assets reached $2 million. Lines-of-credit, investment certificates, interest-bearing checking and credit cards added to service offering.
Name changed to Tennessee Teachers Credit Union, serving mainly individuals in the field of education in Tennessee.
Merged with East Tennessee Educators Credit Union and opened East Tennessee State University branch in Johnson City.
Merged with Medical Complex Credit Union, including employees of Park View Medical Complex, HCA Corporate Office, all HCA Hospitals and subsidiaries.
Established first website presence.
Name changed to The Tennessee Credit Union to more accurately represent our diverse and growing field of membership.
Michael Martin officially named President/CEO. Mission & Vision statements adopted.
Opened student-run credit union branch at Antioch High School in partnership with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. TTCU Academy of Business and Finance established.
Three Kasasa® Rewards Checking options offered to members (cash back, cash and iTunes).
Assets exceeded $310 million and membership topped 25,000.
Launched updated website. Refreshed TTCU logo and brand. Opened Bellevue branch. Closed East Tennessee State University branch and White Bridge Road (West Nashville) branch.
Rafael Rondon appointed President/CEO.

Your money deposited with The Tennessee Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).

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