Help Celebrate Our First 50 Years
Discover how AmeriChoice has grown over the last 50 years, thanks to the support of our members and commuity.
March 30, 1970
May 10, 1973
IBM Pen-Cen EFCU expanded its field of membership by merging with IBM Philadelphia and changed its name to IBM Pennsylvania EFCU
C. Kipp Stecher appointed as Credit Union Manager
Share Draft Accounts introduced to members
Two new Credit union offices opened-Erford Rd in Camp Hill and Newberry Building in Harrisburg
The IBM PA Employees FCU introduces its first logo.
August 21, 1981
Main office moved to new location at 180 Kost Rd, Mechanicsburg
Valley Forge Office Opens
Bethlehem Office Opens
ATM access through CashStream Offered to members
Bob Edmondson appointed Credit Union President and General Manager
Simpson Ferry Road Office opens
Senate Plaza Office opens
Cashstream and MAC consolidate-credit union goes to MAC machines and ATM cards
IBM PA Employees FCU introduces credit union branded VISA credit cards
Credit Union introduces “P.A.M” Phone Account Management Audio Response System
Kipp Stecher returns as Credit Union President/Manager
January 26, 1991
Opened New office at 6108 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
The Credit Union offers the following 5 new services to members: Open-End Home Equity Loans, First Mortgage Loans, Auto Leasing, Electronic Tax Filing, and Nominee Stock Depository Program.
Kost Road Branch closes.
March 11, 1995
Announced name change to AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union (SEG based)
Sporting Green Drive office opens
April 24, 1996
New Philadelphia office opens.
www.americhoice.org is launched.
AmeriChoice VISA debit cards introduced.
AmeriChoice offers no surcharge ATM service through CU$ Network to members.
September 16, 1999
NCUA approved our application to become a community chartered credit union to serve Cumberland County
February 15, 2000
Opened branch in East Pennsboro – Pennsboro Commons Shopping Center.
AmeriChoice launches Member Rewards program
Dollar Dog is born
March 29, 2002
Philadelphia branch closes.
March 29, 2004
Bumble Bee Hollow Road Office opens
East Pennsboro High School branch opens
February 10, 2005
Highland Park office opens
July 1, 2005
Merger effective with Summerdale Federal Credit Union
NCUA approved our application for an expanded community charter to include Adams, Dauphin, Perry, Lebanon and York counties
June 1, 2007
East Pennsboro Office (Wertzville Road) opens
July 1, 2007
Merger effective with YTW Federal Credit Union, York
AmeriChoice introduces “home banking” to members
Cedar Cliff High School Branch opens
AmeriChoice introduces mobile banking to members.
December 31, 2013
Kipp Stecher, CEO (1990 – 2013) retired
January 1, 2014
Anna May Nauss appointed CEO
AmeriChoice introduces new online banking for members.
AmeriChoice awarded first ever “Simply the Best” Readers Choice Credit Union Award
December 18, 2017
NCUA approved our charter amendment for an expanded community charter to include Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon, Perry and York counties.
April 3, 2018
Field of membership returned to Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties due to a ruling by the D.C. District Court to uphold the ABA’s objections to the new rules issued by NCUA for field of membership.
AmeriChoice awarded second “Simply the Best” Readers Choice Credit Union Award
AmeriChoice releases new mobile app to members.
March 29, 2020
AmeriChoice celebrates 50 years of serving members!
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