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Suppose you are planning to visit Austin, Texas. In that case, you should check out one of the most successful and innovative financial institutions in the city: Austin Telco Federal Credit Union. In this article, I will give you an overview of its history, achievements, culture, and what makes it special. As an IT management expert, I have been impressed by how Austin Telco has leveraged technology to provide excellent service and value to its members and the community.

History

Austin Telco Federal Credit Union was founded in 1941 by a group of telephone company employees who wanted to create a cooperative financial organization that would serve their needs better than traditional banks. They started with 55 members and $475 in assets. Today, Austin Telco has over 90,000 members and more than $2 billion in assets. It is the largest credit union in Central Texas and one of the largest in the state.

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Achievements

Austin Telco Federal Credit Union has been recognized for its outstanding performance and innovation in the financial industry. Some of its awards and accolades include:

  • Ranked among the top 200 healthiest credit unions in America by DepositAccounts.com in 2020.
  • Received the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award from the Cornerstone Credit Union League in 2019 for its charitable contributions and volunteer efforts.
  • Named the Best Credit Union in Austin by the Austin Chronicle in 2018 and 2019.
  • Awarded the Excellence in Lending Award from the Credit Union National Association in 2017 for its consumer lending program.
  • Honored with the Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance) designation from the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions in 2016 for its commitment to serving the Hispanic community.
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Culture

Austin Telco Federal Credit Union has a strong culture of member service, teamwork, innovation and community involvement. Its mission statement is: “To provide superior financial services responsive to member needs while maintaining a strong financial condition.” Its core values are: “Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Accountability and Teamwork.”

Austin Telco’s employees are highly trained and motivated to deliver exceptional service to its members. They are also encouraged to pursue professional development opportunities and participate in various committees and events that foster collaboration and creativity.

Austin Telco’s members are not just customers but owners and partners of the credit union. They have a voice and a vote in how the credit union is run. They also enjoy various benefits, such as low fees, competitive rates, free financial education, convenient access to branches and ATMs, online and mobile banking, rewards programs, and more.

Austin Telco’s community is not just a market but a family and a responsibility. The credit union supports many local causes and organizations that align with its values and vision. Some of its partners include:

  • The United Way of Greater Austin
  • The Capital Area Food Bank
  • The Salvation Army
  • The American Red Cross
  • The Children’s Miracle Network
  • The Austin Humane Society
  • The Austin Independent School District
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The Austin Chamber of Commerce

What makes it special?

Austin Telco Federal Credit Union is not just another financial institution. It is a unique and innovative organization that has adapted to the changing needs and preferences of its members and the community. Some of the features that make it special are:

  • Its cooperative structure empowers its members to have a say and a stake in its success.
  • Its local focus enables it to understand and respond to the specific needs and challenges of the Austin area.
  • Its technological leadership allows it to offer cutting-edge products and services that enhance convenience, security, and efficiency.
  • Its social responsibility drives it to make a positive impact on the lives of people and animals in need.
  • Its culture of excellence inspires it to improve its performance and quality constantly
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Keeping your capital safe

Austin Telco Federal Credit Union is more than just a place to deposit money or get a loan. It is a place to find financial solutions, professional advice, personal support, educational opportunities, community connections, and more. It is a place where you can belong, grow and thrive.
If you are interested in learning more about Austin Telco Federal Credit Union or becoming a member, you can visit its website at www.atfcu.org or call its toll-free number at 1-800-252-1310. You can also follow it on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube for updates and news.

A Road Around Austin Texas Institutions: From The University of Texas at Austin to Techprocomp

The University of Texas at Austin

2515 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712, United States

  1. Get on I-35 S/US-290 W (3 min, 0.9 mi)
    1. Head east on Clyde Littlefield Dr toward S I-35 Frontage Rd (128 ft)
    2. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto S I-35 Frontage Rd (0.7 mi)
    3. Slight left to merge onto I-35 S/US-290 W toward Airport (0.1 mi)
  2. Follow I-35 S/US-290 W to S I-35 Frontage Rd. Take exit 231 from I-35 S/US-290 W (3 min, 3.0 mi)
    1. Merge onto I-35 S/US-290 W (2.8 mi)
    2. Take exit 231 toward Woodward St (0.2 mi)
  3. Take St Edwards Dr to the University (2 min, 0.7 mi)
    1. Merge onto S I-35 Frontage Rd (0.2 mi)
    2. Turn right onto St Edwards Dr (0.4 mi)
    3. Turn left onto University (66 ft)

St. Edward’s University

3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, United States

  1. Get on TX-71 W/US-290 W from University and S Congress Ave (6 min, 1.7 mi)
    1. Head west on University toward Theatre Pass (0.6 mi)
    2. Turn left onto S Congress Ave (0.7 mi)
    3. Turn right onto W Ben White Blvd/W Texas Hwy 71 Service Rd (signs for TX-71 W/U.S. 290 W) (374 ft)
    4. Slight left to merge onto TX-71 W/US-290 W (0.3 mi)
  2. Take TX-360 Loop N to N Capital of Texas Hwy. Take the exit toward RM-2222 from TX-360 Loop N (15 min, 11.6 mi)
    1. Merge onto TX-71 W/US-290 W (1.6 mi)
    2. Use the right two lanes to take the Texas Loop 360/Capital of TX Hwy exit (0.5 mi)
    3. Continue onto TX-360 Loop N (0.8 mi)
    4. Keep right to stay on TX-360 Loop N (8.5 mi)
    5. Take the exit toward RM-2222 (0.2 mi)
  3. Follow Ranch to Market 2222 W and N FM 620 to your destination (13 min, 7.2 mi)
    1. Continue onto N Capital of Texas Hwy (0.1 mi)
    2. Use the left two lanes to turn left onto Ranch to Market 2222 W (5.2 mi)
    3. Turn right onto N FM 620, pass by Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q on the right in 0.5 mi (1.0 mi)
    4. Use the middle lane to stay on N FM 620 (0.3 mi)
    5. Turn right onto Concordia University Dr (0.4 mi)
    6. Turn right onto Kilian Road (289 ft)
    7. Turn right again (154 ft)
    8. Make another right turn (16 ft)
    9. Finally, turn left, and your destination will be on the left (52 ft)

Concordia University Texas

11400 Concordia University Dr, Austin, TX 78726, United States

  1. Take Concordia University Dr to N FM 620 (2 min, 0.5 mi)
    1. Head east toward Kilian Road (52 ft)
    2. Turn right toward Kilian Road (16 ft)
    3. Turn left toward Kilian Road (154 ft)
    4. Turn left onto Kilian Road (289 ft)
    5. Turn left onto Concordia University Dr (0.5 mi)
  2. Drive along Anderson Mill Rd and US-183 Hwy S (15 min, 10.1 mi)
    1. Turn right onto N FM 620, pass by 7-Eleven on the left in 2.6 mi (2.6 mi)
    2. Turn right onto Anderson Mill Rd, pass by the church on the left in 1.9 mi (2.3 mi)
    3. Turn right onto Research Blvd, pass by Burger King on the right (1.1 mi)
    4. Use the left lane to take the US-183 S ramp (0.1 mi)
    5. Merge onto US-183 Hwy S (3.1 mi)
    6. Use the right two lanes to take the exit toward Braker Ln/Great Hills Trail (0.2 mi)
    7. Merge onto Research Blvd (0.2 mi)
    8. Sharp left to stay on Research Blvd, pass by Chick-fil-A on the right (0.3 mi)
    9. Use the right lane to stay on Research Blvd (0.2 mi)
  3. Finally, turn right, and you will reach your destination in about 5 seconds (46 ft)

Austin Telco Federal Credit Union

11149 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78759, United States

  1. Get on TX-1 Loop N from Santa Cruz Dr and Duval Rd (7 min, 2.5 mi)
    1. Head southeast toward Balcones Woods Dr (430 ft)
    2. Turn right onto Balcones Woods Dr (0.2 mi)
    3. Turn left onto Santa Cruz Dr (0.7 mi)
    4. Turn right onto Duval Rd (1.2 mi)
    5. Turn left onto Mopac Service Rd (0.1 mi)
    6. Use the left lane to turn left to stay on Mopac Service Rd (348 ft)
    7. Use the left lane to merge onto TX-1 Loop N via the ramp to Farm to Market Rd 1325 (0.2 mi)
  2. Continue on TX-1 Loop N to Round Rock. Take the exit toward I-35 S from TX-1 Loop N (5 min, 5.5 mi)
    1. Merge onto TX-1 Loop N, Toll road (2.9 mi)
    2. Keep left at the fork to stay on TX-1 Loop N, Toll road (1.7 mi)
    3. Use the right two lanes to take the exit toward I-35 S, Toll road (1.0 mi)
  3. Continue on W Louis Henna Blvd to your destination (4 min, 1.2 mi)
    1. Merge onto W Louis Henna Blvd (0.9 mi)
    2. Turn left onto N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd (0.2 mi)
    3. Turn right (194 ft)
    4. Finally, turn left, and your destination will be on the right (276 ft)

Bank of America (with Drive-thru ATM)

2651 S I-35 Frontage Rd, Round Rock, TX 78664, United States

  1. Get on I-35 S from N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd (3 min, 1.2 mi)
    1. Head south toward N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd (276 ft)
    2. Turn right toward N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd (194 ft)
    3. Turn right onto N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd (0.5 mi)
    4. Turn left toward S I-35 Frontage Rd (0.1 mi)
    5. Turn left onto S I-35 Frontage Rd (308 ft)
    6. Use the left lane to take the ramp onto I-35 S (0.4 mi)
  2. Follow I-35 S to S I-35 Frontage Rd in Austin. Take exit 234C from I-35 S/US-290 W/N Interstate 35 (15 min, 15.4 mi)
    1. Merge onto I-35 S, pass by Motel 6 Austin, TX on the right in 10.1 mi (13.1 mi)
    2. Keep left at the fork to continue on I-35 S/US-290 W/N Interstate 35, follow signs for 32nd St (2.1 mi)
    3. Take exit 234C toward 12th – 11th St/State Capitol (0.2 mi)
  3. Take E 11th St to your destination (4 min, 1.1 mi)
    1. Merge onto S I-35 Frontage Rd, pass by Avis Car Rental on the right (0.1 mi)
    2. Turn left onto E 11th St (0.4 mi)
    3. Turn right to stay on E 11th St (0.4 mi)
    4. Turn right onto Chicon St (0.1 mi)
    5. Finally, turn right at E 9th St, and you will reach your destination in about 36 feet.

Huston-Tillotson University

900 Chicon St, Austin, TX 78702, United States

  1. Head east toward Chicon St (36 ft)
  2. Turn left onto Chicon St (0.4 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Rosewood Ave (0.5 mi)
  4. Turn right onto Thompson St (0.3 mi)
  5. Turn right onto Webberville Rd (459 ft)
  6. Finally, turn left onto Govalle Ave (0.2 mi)

Austin Community College Eastview Campus

3401 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78702, United States

  1. Take Govalle Ave and Neal St to N Pleasant Valley Rd (2 min, 0.5 mi)
    1. Head west on Govalle Ave toward Fiesta St (0.2 mi)
    2. Turn left onto Webberville Rd (262 ft)
    3. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Neal St (0.3 mi)
    4. Turn left onto Hargrave St (223 ft)
  2. Continue on N Pleasant Valley Rd to Comal St (3 min, 1.0 mi)
    1. Turn right onto N Pleasant Valley Rd (0.5 mi)
    2. Turn left onto E 12th St (0.5 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Comal St (1 min, 0.4 mi)
  4. Continue on E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Drive to Guadalupe St (6 min, 1.3 mi)
    1. Turn left onto E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (1.0 mi)
    2. Finally, turn right onto Guadalupe St (0.3 mi)

UFCU

2244 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705, United States

  1. Take W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and I-35 N to Chevy Chase Dr (13 min, 6.5 mi)
    1. Head south on Guadalupe St toward W 22nd St (0.3 mi)
    2. Turn left onto W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (0.8 mi)
    3. Turn left onto N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd (266 ft)
    4. Use the left lane to take the ramp onto I-35 N/US-290 E, and continue to follow I-35 N (3.3 mi)
    5. Take exit 240A toward US-183 S/Lockhart (0.2 mi)
    6. Merge onto N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd (0.2 mi)
    7. Use the left lane to take the I-35 ramp (0.5 mi)
    8. Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 183 and merge onto N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd (0.4 mi)
    9. Turn left onto E Anderson Ln (0.5 mi)
    10. Turn left onto Georgian Dr/Northcrest Blvd (226 ft)
    11. Use the middle lane to turn left at the 1st cross street onto E Anderson Ln (0.2 mi)
  2. Continue on Chevy Chase Dr to your destination (42 sec, 0.1 mi)
    1. Turn right onto Chevy Chase Dr (390 ft)
    2. Turn right (148 ft)
    3. Finally, turn left, and your destination will be on the right (85 ft)

TechProComp

7600 Chevy Chase Dr suite 300, Austin, TX 78752, United States


About the author

Slobodan Krsmanovic, the CEO of TechProComp, brings over 25 years of deep-rooted experience in the IT industry. As the author driving our insightful posts, Slobodan embodies a steadfast commitment to client-centric service, fostering respectful and secure collaborations across all business scales.

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