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December 10, 2021 – The Annual Meeting of Centric Federal Credit Union will be held at the West Monroe Convention Center, in West Monroe, Louisiana on March 10th, 2022, beginning at 7:00 P.M. We hope you can attend the Annual Meeting and Election.

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2022 Holiday Schedule

New Year’s Day, Jan 1 – Closed
MLK Jr. Day, Jan 17 – Closed
President’s. Day, Feb 21 – Closed
Good Friday, April 15 – Closed
Memorial Day, May 30 – Closed
Juneteenth, June 20 – Closed
Independence Day, July 4 – Closed
Labor Day, Sept 5 – Closed
Columbus Day, Oct 10 – Closed
Veterans Day, Nov 11 – Closed
Thanksgiving Day, Nov 24 – Closed
Day After Thanksgiving Day, Nov 25 – Closing at 2:00 p.m.
Christmas, Dec 26 – Closed


JACO Federal Credit Union Merges with Centric Federal Credit Union

Ruston, Louisiana, November 12, 2021 – JACO Federal Credit Union announces a merger with Centric Federal Credit Union. The members of JACO overwhelmingly approved at their recent annual meeting, the recommendation by its Board of Directors to become a part of Centric Federal Credit Union.

“It was important to find a partner that shared the service culture of JACO,” states Tommy Folk, JACO President. “Centric was selected because they align the closest with the values, ethics and principles of JACO and our membership.”  

The merger was approved by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) on August 31, 2021. The membership vote was held at JACO’s Annual Meeting on November 4, 2021, with a completion date of November 30, 2021.

“Centric is committed to continuing the legacy of service built at JACO,” said Chris Craighead, CEO of Centric. “The baton of service has been passed and we know the level of commitment it represents for the members of JACO, and we are excited to provide its members with our technology, services and financial education as we seek to help them Live Better.”

The combined credit unions will serve over 34,000 members with $282 million in assets and 100 employees. Centric has six service centers in Ruston, West Monroe, and Monroe.


About JACO Federal Credit Union

JACO Federal Credit Union was established in 1961 in Ruston, LA, to serve the employees of T. L. James Companies. JACO is a locally owned financial cooperative in North Central Louisiana serving over 1,700 members with $12 million in assets. It currently serves 65 sponsoring employee groups.


Centric FCU Announces Retirement of Longtime Leader Joleen Martin

West Monroe, Louisiana, September 30, 2021- Centric Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the retirement of Joleen Martin, following 49 years of service.

Joleen began her career at Centric in 1972 as an Accounting Clerk and progressed throughout the years to the Executive Team as Senior Vice President/Chief Operations Officer.  She is a CCUFC, through the CUNA FiCEP Program.  She has participated in numerous professional development programs over her career and is a graduate of the NAFCU Management Develop Institute.  She served as an officer for the Louisiana Credit Union League’s Monroe Chapter for many years.  Joleen was recently inducted into the Louisiana Credit Union Hall of Fame.

“Our Board of Directors would like to congratulate Joleen on her retirement.  It is unusual to have someone from hire to retire,” states Joe Phillips Centric FCU Board Chairman.   “Since joining Centric, Joleen’s main focus has been improving the lives of our members.  She has impacted many people and families over her career and leaves a tremendous history of leadership, service and commitment.”

“Joleen endured a very challenging time in her life during the last year with her family.  I think her legacy was defined on how she finished,” shared Centric’s CEO, Chris Craighead.  “It was something for our team to witness how she persevered through a difficult time and finished well.  What a legacy!”

She plans to spend time with family, travel to see grandkids, and working on her green thumb.  Martin will continue to be part of the Centric Family in her new role as a member of the Centric Board of Directors.

Rodney Parker Named President of Centric Federal Credit Union

West Monroe, Louisiana, July 26, 2021- Centric Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Rodney Parker to President of Centric.

“Rodney has played a key role in leading Centric’s exceptional growth over the past decade. Our growth and performance have been outstanding during some very challenging times,” said Chris Craighead, CEO of Centric.

Since 2011, Rodney held the title of Chief Financial Officer at Centric. Rodney is a graduate of ULM with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and the Southeast CUNA Management School at the University of Georgia. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University and is a Certified Public Accountant.


Centric Federal Credit Union Launches Personalized Financial Education Tool for students at Louisiana Delta Community College.


Centric Federal Credit Union today announced the introduction of a new mobile-first, financial education resource to help Louisiana Delta students build financial health and confidence for themselves and their families. Live Better is made available, free of charge, through Centric Federal Credit Union’s relationship with the leader in financial wellness technology solutions, EVERFI, Inc.

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