Press Release: Fairmont Federal Credit Union Will Build Facility at Charles Pointe

Press Release: Fairmont Federal Credit Union Will Build Facility at Charles Pointe

BRIDGEPORT – Fairmont Federal Credit Union (FFCU) has announced plans to construct a full-service financial facility at Charles Pointe, a master-planned community being developed by Genesis Partners.

FFCU Chief Executive Officer Stanley A. Rittenhouse said construction will begin next spring.

"Our new building will have four drive-thru lanes and one drive-thru ATM machine that will be accessible 24 hours a day," Rittenhouse said.

Alpha Associates, an architectural engineering firm located in Morgantown, will design the 11,000-square-foot two story structure.

With approximately $180 million in assets, FFCU is the second largest credit union in the West Virginia.

Earlier this year H T Federal Credit Union of Bridgeport was merged into FFCU expanding FFCU’s service area to include Harrison and Taylor Counties. FFCU can now provide services in Marion, Monongalia, Harrison and Taylor Counties.

James A. Corton, managing partner of Genesis Partners, welcomed Fairmont Federal to Charles Pointe.

"Having such a progressive financial institution here will be great for our community and great for the economy of the region," Corton said.

"Charles Pointe is the perfect place for us to open a facility and serve this area. It is a superbly planned development that we fully expect to become one of the premier communities in the country," Rittenhouse said.

Based in Marion County, Fairmont Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial organization owned and operated by its more than 34,000 members.

FFCU employs over 125 persons at its ten locations in the tri-county region.

The main office is at 401 Tenth St., Fairmont.

For more information, call FFCU at 304-363-5320.