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South Carolina Federal Appoints New Board, Supervisory Committee Members
30 Sep 2021
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to add Joe Daning to its Board of Directors and Robert Bendetti to its Supervisory Committee.
South Carolina Federal's Meg Grier Named to 2021 Class of Forty Under 40
08 Sep 2021
Meg Grier, CFS* Investment Operations Program Manager at South Carolina Federal Credit Union, was selected by the Charleston Regional Business Journal for the 2021 Class of Forty Under 40.
South Carolina Federal's Insurance Subsidiary Hires Advisor in the Upstate
06 Jul 2021
Amanda Mead has joined Insurance Solutions as a Senior Insurance Advisor. 
Glassdoor Names Scott Woods of South Carolina Federal a 2021 Top CEO
17 Jun 2021
South Carolina Federal Credit Union CEO Scott Woods has been named a Top CEO in 2021 by Glassdoor, one of the world's largest job and recruiting sites. 
South Carolina Federal Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners
15 Apr 2021

Out of nearly 1,000 candidates, nine students were acknowledged for their academic achievements, volunteer contributions, written essays, and recommendation letters.

Glassdoor Names South Carolina Federal a Best Place to Work in 2021
14 Jan 2021
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has once again been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in 2021 by Glassdoor. 
South Carolina Federal Now Accepting Applications for $45,000 in Scholarships
07 Jan 2021

The credit union will award $45,000 to nine students attending a traditional or technical college in South Carolina for the fall 2021 semester.

South Carolina Federal Wins Excellence in Workplace Diversity Award from South Carolina Chamber of Commerce
02 Dec 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was honored with the Excellence in Workplace Diversity award from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce. 
South Carolina Federal's Leslie Norris Named HR Professional of the Year
02 Dec 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Leslie Norris, senior vice president of human resources and development, was named HR Professional of the Year by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.
South Carolina Federal Advisor Recognized for Outstanding Performance in Investment Services
10 Nov 2020
Colm Bailey has been with Investment Solutions through CFS* since 2012 and has more than 11 years of financial service industry experience.
South Carolina Federal Completes Third Merger of 2020
02 Nov 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is proud to announce its completed merger with Charleston County Teachers Federal Credit Union. 
South Carolina Federal's Insurance Subsidiary Opens New Office in Seneca
15 Oct 2020

South Carolina Federal Credit Union's wholly owned subsidiary, SCF Solutions, LLC*, has opened a new Insurance Solutions office at 1598 Sandifer Blvd., Unit F, in Seneca, South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Hires SVP of Marketing
08 Oct 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has hired Kristy Vasquez to serve as its new senior vice president of marketing. 
South Carolina Federal Named a Best Credit Union to Work For by Credit Union Journal
28 Sep 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has been named one of the 2020 Best Credit Unions to Work For by Credit Union Journal. South Carolina Federal ranked No. 6 overall and No. 2 among credit unions with over $1 billion in assets.
South Carolina Federal Appoints New Chair, Vice Chair to Supervisory Committee
10 Sep 2020

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has appointed Michelle Kelley to serve as Supervisory Committee Chair and Matthew Alexander to serve as Vice Chair following the credit union's 2020 membership meeting.

South Carolina Federal Named One of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina
27 Aug 2020

This survey-and-awards program, created by SC Biz News, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group, was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Merges with Spartanburg City Employees Credit Union
04 Aug 2020

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is proud to announce its completed merger with Spartanburg City Employees Credit Union following a member vote in June.

South Carolina Federal Opens Cane Bay Financial Center
21 Jul 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that its Cane Bay financial center, located at 1736 State Rd. in Summerville, is now open.
South Carolina Federal Announces 2020 Scholarship Winners
29 Apr 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 scholarship program.
South Carolina Federal Merges with Health Facilities Federal Credit Union
04 Mar 2020

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is proud to officially announce the acquisition of Health Facilities Federal Credit Union in Florence after a member-approved merger in November.

South Carolina Federal CUSO Adds Insurance Agent in Columbia
25 Feb 2020

Todd Pelfrey has joined SCF Solutions as a Senior Insurance Agent. In this role, Pelfrey will work with clients to assess their insurance needs and find the right solutions for their lifestyles.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
18 Feb 2020

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event. It will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sam Rittenberg financial center, located at 1945 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. in Charleston.

South Carolina Federal Selects My Sister's House as 2020 Charity of Choice
30 Jan 2020

In 2020, My Sister's House will receive employee donations, a corporate match, volunteer engagement and outreach assistance from South Carolina Federal.

South Carolina Federal Hosts Retirement Workshops Through CFS* ​
27 Jan 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union will host seven complimentary workshops on retirement basics, presented by CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (CFS)*, beginning on February 10. 
South Carolina Federal Names New Chief Operating Officer and Senior VP of Lending
15 Jan 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has named a new Chief Operating Officer and added an employee to its senior management team. 
South Carolina Federal Offers $50,000 in Scholarships
08 Jan 2020
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is now accepting applications for its 10th annual scholarship program. 
South Carolina Federal Hires New CFS* Investment Advisor
16 Dec 2019
Michael Dart joins Investment Solutions through CFS* with five years of experience as a Financial Advisor.
South Carolina Federal Wins a Glassdoor Best Places to Work Award
11 Dec 2019
"We are proud of the culture we've built and are continuously working to ensure that we remain a Best Place to Work for our employees," said Leslie Norris, SVP of Human Resources at South Carolina Federal. 
South Carolina Federal to Merge with Health Facilities Federal Credit Union
09 Dec 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce an upcoming merger with Health Facilities Federal Credit Union, after an affirmative membership vote held November 21, 2019.  
South Carolina Federal Named One of the Best Credit Unions to Work For
02 Oct 2019

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has been named one of the 2019 Best Credit Unions to Work For in a survey by Credit Union Journal. South Carolina Federal ranked #2 on the list, which is made up of 50 credit unions in the United States.

South Carolina Federal Expands Services to Lexington
30 Sep 2019

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the addition of a Lexington, South Carolina financial center to its portfolio.

South Carolina Federal Hosting Free Financial Workshop: Parents, Teens & Money
20 Sep 2019

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a complimentary financial wellness workshop for parents and teenagers from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 28.  

South Carolina Federal Adds Two Executives to Senior Management Team
12 Sep 2019

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has added two seasoned leaders to its senior management team: Kevin Kosco, Senior Vice President of Retail Sales and Service, and Scott Muscarella, Senior Vice President of Marketing.

South Carolina Federal Named One of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina
15 Jul 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina for the seventh time. 
South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
02 Jul 2019

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at its David McLeod financial center, located at 2321 Trade Court, Florence, South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Sponsors Sea Turtle's Recovery at SC Aquarium
26 Jun 2019

South Carolina Federal Credit Union announces the arrival of Blue, a 206 lb., adult male loggerhead sea turtle who is being rehabbed at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care CenterTM.

South Carolina Federal Begins Construction on Cane Bay Financial Center
25 Jun 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has broken ground on construction of its newest financial center in the Cane Bay area of Berkeley County.
South Carolina Federal CEO Scott Woods Named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2019
19 Jun 2019

Scott Woods, South Carolina Federal President and CEO, has been selected by Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award as one of the Top CEOs of 2019.

South Carolina Federal Hosting Financial Workshop for Single Income Households
18 Jun 2019

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a complimentary financial wellness workshop for single income households from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22.

South Carolina Federal Merges with Spartan Federal Credit Union ​
06 Jun 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is proud to officially announce the acquisition of Spartan Federal Credit Union after a member-approved merger in January. 
South Carolina Federal Announces New Board Chairman
15 May 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has named Richard Buckner Chairman of the Board following its 2019 membership meeting.
South Carolina Federal Unveils Renovated Financial Center
10 May 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union unveiled its newly renovated East Cooper financial center.
2019 Scholarship Winners
08 May 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union awarded $50,000 in scholarships to students attending colleges in South Carolina this fall.
Inaugural Global Leadership Exchange Wraps in Charleston
29 Apr 2019

“Konstantin and I wanted to create a program where we could share our insights on cultural diversity and inclusion, practical leadership and talent retention with the business leaders of Charleston”, said Dr. Troy. 

Charleston Selected for Global Leadership Exchange
31 Jan 2019
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has chosen Charleston, SC to be the host city for its inaugural DE TEACH Global program from March 1-15, 2019. 
One of the Best Places to Work in 2019, A Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award Winner
10 Dec 2018
"We are able to provide our members with best-in-class service by hiring and retaining top talent," said South Carolina Federal CEO Scott Woods. 
DOMOTO Brings Columbia Together
18 Oct 2018
South Carolina Federal understands the unique needs of business owners and their desire for convenient, personalized banking solutions. 
Florence Area Humane Society Horse Rescue
09 Oct 2018
The team of 20 employees from the credit union worked at the horse rescue and the animal shelter to clear the land, groom animals, ready facilities and clean stalls in preparation for the barn's new life as a rehabilitation facility. 
Scott Woods Named Chair of Vizo Financial Board of Directors
27 Sep 2018

"As a fierce advocate of the credit union model, leading the Vizo board to enable credit unions of all sizes to serve their members is my great honor," said Woods.

Out of the Blue Initiative Delivers Good Deeds to Florence
25 Sep 2018

Want to know who is behind the mysterious giving and good deeds that are beginning to pop up and will continue in the coming months throughout Florence? The answer may not be one you were banking on … but one you definitely want to keep on your radar. 

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Names John Stanford Vice President of Lending
27 Aug 2018
In his role, Stanford is responsible for developing the credit union's lending strategy and managing the business services team. 
Ranked Third in 2018 Best Places to Work in South Carolina
14 Aug 2018
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was recognized for the sixth year as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. 
Free Document Shredding Event
09 Aug 2018

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at its Goose Creek financial center, located at 82 Bridgetown Road, Goose Creek, South Carolina. 

South Carolina Federal Names Trey Gantt SVP of Lending Services
30 Jul 2018
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has named Trey Gantt Senior Vice President of Lending Services. 
South Carolina Federal Announces Increased Presence in Florence, SC
13 Jul 2018
Charleston-based, $1.7b South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the acquisition of SC Telco Federal Credit Union's Florence branch operations, via a spinoff. As a result of a June 13, 2018 member vote to approve the change, the transition will be effective on September 30, 2018.
Extended Contact Center Hours
20 Jun 2018

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has extended the hours of its contact center to best serve the membership. The credit union's contact center is now open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.