Community 1st Credit Union Named Top 250 Regional Credit Union in America by Newsweek

posted on Friday, January 26, 2024 in Announcements


Ottumwa, IA: Newsweek, along with Plant-A Insights Group recently announced that Community 1st Credit Union has been recognized as one of America’s Best Regional Banks and Credit Unions for 2024, receiving a prestigious five-star rating on a five-star scale. This accolade is based on a comprehensive analysis of 9,440 financial institutions across the United States, highlighting the top 250 regional banks and 250 credit unions. 

"We are deeply honored to receive this recognition," expressed Greg Hanshaw, President and CEO of Community 1st Credit Union, "especially as one of only three credit unions in Iowa to achieve a five-star rating.  Newsweek's acknowledgment of Community 1st Credit Union as one of the top 250 regional credit unions in the United States reflects the dedication of our strong and empowered team.  Their unwavering commitment is evident as they strive daily to deliver service excellence to our members.” 

“Regional banks and credit unions play a pivotal role in meeting the needs of communities across the nation.  Newsweek and market-data research firm Plant-A Insights are proud to introduce “America’s Best Regional Banks and Credit Unions 2024,” highlighting local lenders that are committed to the needs of their communities.” – Nancy Cooper – Global Editor in Chief – Newsweek