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Piedmont Advantage Credit Union promotes Candice Champe to the Vice President of Innovation. In this newly-created position, Candice becomes an integral part of PACU’s senior leadership team to further PACU’s strategic efforts to advance its unique blend of personalized service with self-service digital offerings.

In today's economic climate, many of us are feeling the pinch at the grocery store and gas pump. With inflation affecting various aspects of life, finding ways to save money has become more crucial than ever. Here are eight practical steps that you can use to help accumulate savings.

The PACU Foundation’s Second Annual Flying Colors Charity Fun Run achieved noteworthy success recently, raising $11,167. Megan Brooks, the event organizer, said, "The spirit of generosity and fun was unmistakable throughout the day. We are incredibly grateful for the commitment shown by everyone involved and look forward to continuing this momentum into next year.” Photo by: Aven Angel Photography

PACU is pleased to announce the recent appointments of two key executives to its leadership team. They are new hire Charles Skara as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and newly promoted Sandy Milton as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Can you imagine getting scammed and not being able to get your money back? If you use Peer-to-Peer payment services, like Venmo, PayPal, Zelle and Cash App, be cautious. Money transfer services like these have made it easy to send money to our friends, but it also has become the perfect tool for fraudsters to steal your hard-earned cash.

Congratulations to Sandi Richardson, our Risk Management Operations Manager, for graduating from the Carolinas Credit Union League’s Leadership Development Institute.

This leadership program is recognized industry wide for credit union professionals who aspire to gain new insights, abilities and strategies to lead with excellence within their organizations.

Piedmont Advantage Credit Union announced today that the PACU Foundation gifted on Giving Tuesday a total of $24,000 to six charities to increase their capacity to help North Carolina residents in times of financial hardship. 

The PACU Foundation’s ability to contribute these funds is due to the generosity and volunteer efforts of employees and members of Piedmont Advantage Credit Union.

Your phone rings and you see Piedmont Advantage Credit Union on your caller ID. You answer. The caller says he’s from PACU and that there is a problem with your account that needs immediate attention. He proceeds to ask for personal information, like your PIN or account password. What should you do?

Hang up! It's a scam.

PACU's Community Development Executive Jobana Semones was selected by Credit Union Times as a Rising Stars Luminaries finalist.

Jobana is one of 10 finalists chosen in the Rising Stars category from across the nation for demonstrating “outstanding abilities to deliver change..."

Yesterday was International Credit Union Day.  If you have been following our blog, you know that we have been posting a new blog everyday in celebration.  We wanted to extend the excitement all week!  

Thank you, Bonnie, Perry, Sandi and Michelle, so much for your participation.

Headquartered in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and founded in 1949 within the aviation industry, Piedmont Advantage Credit Union (PACU) serves member-owners, who reside, work, worship, attend school or operate a business in one of the six counties it serves in North Carolina or who are employed by one of its many employer companies. These six counties are Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Iredell, Mecklenburg and Rockingham.

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