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First Flight Named to Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America

First Flight Federal Credit Union was named to the 2016 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America released by DepositAccounts.com.  The credit union made the rankings out of over 6,000 credit unions in America.

“It is an honor to once again be ranked as one of the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America,” stated Al Fallon, President/CEO.  “Our continued success is due to the support and determination of our staff and board of directors to remain a safe, secure and financially sound institution.  For almost 65 years, this commitment has provided a foundation for innovation to provide First Flight members with unparalleled tools, products and services.”

First Flight Federal Credit Union, with its corporate office located in Cary, NC, is a full-service financial institution with more than 22,000 members and 8 branches across the state of North Carolina including locations in Morehead City, Havelock, Cherry Point, New Bern, Kinston, Greenville, Holly Springs and Cary.  Chartered in 1952 to serve citizens aboard the Marine Corp Air Station Cherry Point in Havelock, NC, First Flight FCU now serves a broad membership including employees of many of the state’s largest firms in the high tech, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, legal, and service industries. 

To celebrate the naming, First Flight is making it easier than ever to join one of America’s healthiest credit unions!  New members can take advantage of the special offer by joining online by clicking here and using promo code 'Top".   For a limited time only, First Flight will deposit $50 into new membership savings account when a member takes advantage of joining the credit union online!*

DepositAccounts.com, is an independent bank account comparison company that tracks both commercial banks and credit unions in America.  Multiple factors are considered by DepositAccounts.com when assigning the rankings, including capitalization, deposit growth and loan to reserve ratios.  From the list of over 6,000 credit unions, DepositAccounts.com recognizes those who have shown exceptional fiduciary responsibility and includes those credit unions in its Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America list. 

*Membership eligibility may be required.

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. 




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