History & Mission
Founded in 1950, TTCU has a rich history of helping our members and our communities.
We want to be our members’ financial choice for life.
We are committed to honoring traditional credit union values while utilizing innovation to provide an exceptional member experience.
A Brief History of TTCU
|Founded as Nashville Teachers Credit Union in 1950 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 exceed $310 million and membership tops 25,000.|
|Launched updated website and refreshed TTCU logo. Opening new Bellevue Branch (Fall). Closed East Tennessee State University branch.|
Your money deposited with The Tennessee Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).