Frontwave Credit Union Finalizes Merger with Barstow Community Credit Union
November 15, 2022
Barstow, CA — Frontwave Credit Union is announcing today that it has finalized its merger with Barstow Community Credit effective November 1, 2022. The combined credit unions, now more than 122,000 Members strong, will operate as Frontwave Credit Union.
The merger, approved in June of this year, provides Barstow Community Credit Union Members with expanded access to more than a dozen branch locations throughout Southern California, as well as lower loan rates, robust online and mobile banking tools, and additional product and service offerings, including mortgage loans, money market accounts, and investment services.
“Both credit unions have a long history of service to the Barstow community, and combining our forces was really in the best long-term interest of current and future Members as well as the community as a whole,” said Bill Birnie, President/CEO of Frontwave Credit Union. “We are thrilled to welcome all 1,300 Barstow Community Credit Union Members to the Frontwave crew, and are excited to help make their financial dreams come true.”
In addition to their Membership, Frontwave has also welcomed Barstow Community Credit Union employees to their Dream Maker staff, and combined their Barstow branch operations into a single location at 995 Armory Road, Barstow, CA 92311.