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2016 Annual Meeting Results

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, the members of First Flight Federal Credit Union re-elected Mr. Greg Williams, Mr. Gerry Murphy and Mrs. Sandy Rice to its Board of Directors during its 64th Annual Membership Meeting in Cary, NC.  All candidates were elected to three-year terms.

Greg Williams, a retired educator, has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1986.  He has served First Flight in a variety of positions including Director, Secretary, Treasurer and Chair.  Mr. Williams has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health and Physical Education, a Master’s degree in Education Administration, and an Educational Specialist degree in Administration, all from East Carolina University.   

Gerry Murphy, has been a member of First Flight since 2012.  Following a successful career in the Marine Corps, Mr. Murphy enlisted in the Coast Guard and after fulfilling the academic requirements he was selected to attend Officer Candidate School.  Following his commissioning, Mr. Murphy served five tours as a Coast Guard Aviator engaged in law enforcement and search and rescue operations.  Mr. Murphy retired a lieutenant commander 1981 and relocated in 2004 to New Bern, NC. 

Sandy Rice has lived in Havelock, NC since 1977 and been a member of First Flight since 1979.  She has served on the Supervisory Committee and in various positions on the Board of Directors from 1995 to present. Mrs. Rice finds the work the Board does both stimulating and challenging. 

During the 2016 Organizational Meeting, Mr. Greg Williams was re-appointed as Chair, Mr. Warren Culbreth was re-appointed as Vice-Chair, and Bill Kuykendall and Gerry Murphy were re-appointed as Treasurer and Secretary, respectively.  Other members of the Board include Directors Sandy Rice, Tom Smith, and David Jennings.

Congratulations to Greg, Gerry, and Sandy on their re-election to First Flight’s Board of Directors.


FFFCU receives 5-Star Rating

Cary, NC- First Flight Federal Credit Union has received a Superior 5 Star-Rating from BauerFinancial.  This rating serves as First Flight's twenty-second consecutive quarter of inclusion on the BauerFinancial Recommended Report while receiving an Excellent or Superior Rating.  Based on the five-star scale, a credit union must earn either a five-star or four-star rating to be added to their Recommended Credit Union Report.

BauerFinancial is an online source for unbiased, independent bank and credit union ratings. No financial institution pays for its ratings, nor can they choose to be excluded from being rated.  BauerFinancial has earned the reputation of "the nation's bank rating service" after more than thirty years analyzing and reporting on the financial conditions of the nation's banking industry.  BauerFinancial obtains the detailed financial reports that each financial institution submits to their federal regulators on a quarterly basis.  Upon review of these financial reports, a star-rating is assigned based on a scale of zero to five stars with five stars being the strongest.  First Flight earned its most recent Superior 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial based on Bauer's in-depth analysis of the credit union's financial performance compared with historical data for consistency. 

First Flight is a full-service financial institution that is committed to providing its members with unparalleled tools, products and services while operating well above regulatory capital requirements.  John Purcell, CCO stated, "It is an honor to continue to receive a superior rating form BauerFinancial.  For over 60 years, we have hold steadfast to our mission to provide quality financial services while maintaining the safety and soundness of the credit union for our members."

First Flight invites you to explore this website for more information about our competitive products and services and to learn how a financial relationship with First Flight can significantly change the outcome of your financial future and equip you to become your own financial champion!

A copy of First Flight's Financial Report and Analysis along with a Summary Report assigning the 5 Star-Rating can be found on BauerFinancial's website at www.bauerfinancial.com  




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