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New CIO Launches Publix Employees Federal Credit Union into A New Era

LAKELAND, Fla., December 2, 2019 — Publix Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) welcomes Ted Hassenfelt as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective November 29, 2019.

Hassenfelt is a visionary who brings over 20 years of IT experience to PEFCU. His professional experience includes programming, application development, information security, and IT infrastructure. Hassenfelt serves on multiple industry boards and committees and most recently held the position of Chief Digital Officer/CIO of Suncoast Credit Union. His proven track record of setting strategic direction and achieving results with high functioning teams is a perfect match for PEFCU’s mission. 

“We are confident that his [Hassenfelt] knowledge and vision for our technology systems will accelerate our Credit Union into the future,” says Robert Bregler, PEFCU’s Chief Executive Officer. “His experience providing innovative and efficient solutions will lead to the best digital experience for PEFCU members and employees.”

The addition of Hassenfelt’s skills will lead to the improvement of PEFCU’s technological services; including data-driven decision making, robotics process automation, and the transformation of digital user platforms.

Headquartered in Lakeland, Fla., Publix Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) is a member-owned co-operative that was founded in 1957 to meet the financial needs of Publix Super Markets Inc. associates and their family members. PEFCU, with over $1 billion in assets, is ranked in the top five percent of credit unions nation-wide. PEFCU maintains a five-star rating by Bauer Financial and boasts an “A+” in financial health. PEFCU remains committed to improving the financial lives of its members and continues to expand its membership throughout the southeastern U.S.


Get Your Free Credit Report and Reduce the Risk of Fraud

An amendment to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) to provide you with a free copy of your credit report, at your request, once every 12 months. You may order your reports from one, two, or all three of the nationwide consumer reporting companies at the same time; or you may stagger your requests. It's your choice.

Visit www.annualcreditreport.com, call 1-877-322-8228, or complete an Annual Credit Report Request Form and mail to:

Annual Credit Report Request Service

PO BOX 105281

Atlanta, GA  30348-5281

A copy of the request form can be found at www.annualcreditreport.com.

Do not contact the three nationwide consumer reporting companies individually. They only provide the free annual credit reports through these sources.


 

Publix Super Markets Stock Information

Publix Super Markets stock is currently valued at $47.10 per share and open for sale during the following dates:

  • NOVEMBER - DECEMBER
  • MARCH
  • MAY - JUNE
  • AUGUST - SEPTEMBER

Publix Super Markets Associates, check out our Low Stock Purchase Loan for help with your purchase.


 

PEFCU Important Information

Get more "YOU" time and put an end to waiting "on hold"! 

If you frequently call our phone lines for balance inquiries or transfers, consider downloading the PEFCU Mobile Banking app. The PEFCU Mobile Banking app can send you an “alert” the minute your payroll deposit posts to your account, informing you of your current total balance. Join over 12,000 members who are now enrolled in PEFCU Mobile Banking for the most convenient way to access balance details. 

Due to Publix Super Markets payroll posting, our Member Contact Center's busiest times are on Wednesdays, 2:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m. Please use Online Banking or the PEFCU Mobile Banking app for balance inquiries or transfers.


 

PEFCU is a safe place for your funds. 

We are regularly and thoroughly examined by federal regulators who focus on our safety and soundness as well as risk management practices. All Credit Unions are required to go through this examination. 


 

Save The Things You Want Most: Time and Money!

Our convenient services, like PEFCU Mobile Banking, CAT (Computerized Access by Telephone), Online Banking, Direct Deposit, Bank-by-Mail, Visa Debit Card, Bill Pay, E-Statement, etc., provide quick, easy, and 24/7 access for conducting your Credit Union business. Plus, PEFCU Mobile Banking, CAT, and Online Banking offer password security so that only you can access your account information.

If you are not currently signed up for these services, you can sign up for Online Banking by contacting the Credit Union office nearest you; or just click here to enroll online. To sign up for CAT just call 680-1733 in the Lakeland Area or toll-free at (800) 226-7611.

Try out one of these convenient services today – there’s no fee and no catch!


 

Eligible PEFCU Checking Account Users —Swap your PEFCU ATM card for a PEFCU VISA Debit Card

The PEFCU VISA Debit Card is definitely the better of the two cards!  The PEFCU VISA Debit Card can be used wherever VISA cards are accepted worldwide, including ATMs. It allows better security and more cash back possibilities. 


 

CREDIT UNION VITAL STATISTICS - As of 12/31/2018

Assets              $968,528,148    

Shares             $833,669,488

Loans               $416,616,287

Investments     $527,189,290

Reserves         $126,337,217

Members                    99,724

Visa Debit Cards        67,880  

PEFCU ATM Cards    13,273  

Visa Credit Cards       17,536


A Friendly Reminder:

FOR A HOME EQUITY LOAN OR 2ND MORTGAGE, YOU CAN NOW BORROW UP TO 100% OF THE EQUITY IN YOUR HOME (90% IF YOUR 1ST MORTGAGE IS HELD ELSEWHERE). CONTACT OUR MORTGAGE DEPARTMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION AT (800) 226-6673.

BE SURE WE HAVE A CURRENT LOAN APPLICATION ON FILE FOR YOU, WE CAN PROBABLY PROCESS YOUR LOAN REQUEST OVER THE PHONE WITHOUT NEEDING YOU TO FILL OUT ANY NEW FORMS. 

A THIRTEEN YEAR-OLD MEMBER CAN OPEN A CHECKING ACCOUNT WITH A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AS JOINT OWNER AND THEY CAN RECEIVE A VISA DEBIT CARD.

THERE IS NO WAITING PERIOD TO BECOME A PEFCU MEMBER. YOU CAN JOIN ON YOUR FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT.  

REMEMBER ONCE A MEMBER ALWAYS A MEMBER. SO IF YOU LEAVE PUBLIX FOR ANY REASON, WE CAN STILL SERVICE YOUR FINANCIAL NEEDS.

PLEASE NOTIFY THE CREDIT UNION OF ANY CHANGES TO YOUR ADDRESS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Additional Information:

PRESTO! ATM FEES ARE .50 FOR WITHDRAWALS AND .25 FOR BALANCE INQUIRIES. THE CREDIT UNION IS CHARGED THIS AMOUNT BY THE PRESTO! NETWORK. ALL MEMBERS RECEIVE 4 FREE WITHDRAWALS PER MONTH, WHICH THE CREDIT UNION PAYS FOR YOU. YOU CAN GET CASH BACK ON PURCHASES MADE AT PUBLIX AT NO CHARGE, USING EITHER THE PEFCU ATM CARD OR THE VISA CHECKMATE DEBIT CARD.

PLEASE CALL PUBLIX DIRECTLY WHEN ATTEMPTING TO CONTACT THE STOCK OFFICE, BENEFITS & INSURANCE DEPARTMENTS, PAYROLL, OR OTHER `PUBLIX` DEPARTMENTS. UNFORTUNATELY, WE ARE UNABLE TO TRANSFER CALLS TO THE PUBLIX CORPORATE OFFICE DUE TO OUR PHONE SYSTEMS BEING SEPARATE.

Publix Super Markets Main Office Switchboard, Lakeland, FL  - (863) 688-1188

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