Frontwave Named Best Bank in Morongo Basin Second Year in a Row

Frontwave Named Best Bank in Morongo Basin Second Year in a Row

November 15, 2021

Yucca Valley, CA — Frontwave Credit Union has been named the Best Bank in the Morongo Basin by Hi-Desert Publishing Company’s 2021 Best of the Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

Readers’ Choice 2021 Best of the Best 1st PlaceEach year, Hi-Desert Publishing asks its readers in Morongo Valley, Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree and Twentynine Palms to nominate their favorite local businesses and service providers in over 70 categories. The top nominees in each category then go head-to-head in a month-long voting process.

This year, Frontwave was thrilled to be selected as the winner for Best Bank for the second year in a row, beating out big bank competitors like U.S. Bank and Chase Bank.

“It’s an honor to once again be recognized by the Morongo Basin community as the best of the best amongst a collection of great financial institutions,” said Bill Birnie, President/CEO for Frontwave Credit Union. “For nearly 70 years, we’ve been committed to making financial dreams come true. This recognition affirms that we’re delivering on our vision to be the best place our Members have ever banked. I want to thank all of our talented, dedicated Dream Makers who have made this possible by being 100% committed to our members, membership, and the communities that we serve.” 

About Frontwave Credit Union

Frontwave Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. Frontwave Credit Union provides a portfolio of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, auto loans, mortgage loans, credit cards, home equity loans, and financial planning. Forged in 1952 as Camp Pendleton Federal Credit Union in Oceanside, California, Frontwave has grown from 8 civil service employee members and $40 in assets to over 115,000 members and nearly $1.2 billion in assets. Frontwave Credit Union has been awarded Department of the Navy’s 2020 Best Credit Union of the Year, voted San Diego’s Best Credit Union in the 2020 and 2021 San Diego Reader “Best Of” Readers Poll, and is continuously recognized as a best place to work in Southern California, winning the Peter Barron Stark Award for Workplace Excellence again in 2020.