Ascension Credit Union, a not-for-profit, full-service financial institution, is Ascension Parish’s only Community Financial Institution dedicated to serving Ascension Parish Residents! Structured as a financial cooperative, the credit union is owned and operated entirely by its membership - by the people of Ascension Parish.
BEST OF ASCENSION: For the second year in a row (2017 & 2018), Ascension Credit Union was voted BEST CREDIT UNION, BEST MORTGAGE LENDER, BEST PLACE TO WORK and for 2018 the Credit Union’s President, Lloyd Cockerham and Chief Operating Officer, Susan Curtis were Voted Best Bosses in Ascension Parish!
As a growing and healthy financial institution, Ascension CU’s philosophy reaches beyond providing convenient products, excellent services, and individualized solutions; we’re commitment to our Members’ Financial Success. IT’S BANKING… ONLY BETTER!
- • 1974: Chartered Ascension School Employees Credit Union – Serving only APSB employees.
- • 1986: Moved to existing location; 2430 S. Burnside Ave.
- • 1992: Built existing Main Office building.
- • 2008: Became Ascension CU; expanded membership to Ascension Parish residents
- • 2017: Major Main Office renovation.
- • 2019: Expanded membership to “Live, Work or Worship” in Ascension Parish
Name Position Phone Lloyd Cockerham President / CEO 225-621-2800 x221 firstname.lastname@example.org Susan Curtis EVP / COO 225-621-2800 X228 email@example.com Stefanie Lux CFO 225-621-2800 x248 firstname.lastname@example.org Sharlene Begnaud Admin. Project Manager 225-621-2800 x278 email@example.com Bridget Clethen Loan Manager 225-621-2800 x232 firstname.lastname@example.org Wendy Bourque Admin. Manager 225-621-2800 x244 email@example.com Sarah Brown Teller/Deposit Ops. Mgr. 225-621-2800 x 241 firstname.lastname@example.org
Name Position Phone Bridget Clethen Loan Manager 225-621-2800 x232 email@example.com Natalie McDonald MSR/Lender 225-621-2800 x242 natalie@ascensioncuorg Edward Tanielu MSR/Lender 225-621-2800 x234 firstname.lastname@example.org Myrna Poche Sr. Lending Specialist 225-621-2800 x251 email@example.com Paige Mayeaux MSR/Lender 225-621-2800 x266 firstname.lastname@example.org Melissa Savoy Collector 225-621-2800 x235 email@example.com
Name Position Phone Sarah Brown Teller/Deposit Ops. Mgr. 225-621-2800 x241 firstname.lastname@example.org Jasmine LeBlanc Teller 225-621-2800 x238 email@example.com Olivia Patterson Teller 225-621-2800 x238 firstname.lastname@example.org Baileigh Pizzillo Teller 223-621-2800 x238 email@example.com Lyndrel Lathers Teller 225-621-2800 x238 firstname.lastname@example.org Abilene Jacks Teller 225-621-2800 x238 email@example.com
Name Position Phone Wendy Bourque Admin. Manager 225-621-2800 x244 firstname.lastname@example.org Nancy Ferguson Call Center Rep 225-621-2800 x226 email@example.com Debra Kennedy Call Center Rep 225-621-2800 x225 firstname.lastname@example.org Anastasia Doucet Call Center Rep 225-621-2800 x227 email@example.com Catherine Matherne Operations Floater 225-621-2800 x298 firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s the CU Difference
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A CREDIT UNION AND A BANK?+
Ascension Credit Union Banks Not-for-profit financial institution offering a full range of financial products and services. For-profit corporations which offer a full range of financial products and services. Earnings are returned to members through services like free ATMs, better rates and lower fees. Earnings go to stockholders in the form of dividends. Insured by NCUA up to $250,000. Insured by FDIC up to $250,000. Ascension Credit Union is democratically governed and elections are based on a one-member, one-vote philosophy. Banks are governed by paid shareholders. Voting rights depend on the number of shares owned. Convenient access to more than 5,600 branch locations from coast to coast Banks require customers to use their branches for services or pay fees. Some services are unavailable outside the bank. Ascension Credit Union is a local, community based financial institutions. Members support their local communities when they bank at a credit union. Banks are big! The average size of a bank is double that of a credit union. Ascension Credit Union has members, not shareholders. Banks have customers and shareholders. They must make money from their customers to please shareholders.
Who Can Join?
You Can Join If You+
Joining Ascension Credit Union couldn't be easier! If you want access to the best rates, great products, outstanding solutions and excellent member service, open a Share Account and become a member. It's simple, just bring in two current forms of identification (Driver's License, Social Security card, etc.), fill out a membership application at the credit union today.
- • Live, work or worship in Ascension Parish;
- • An Ascension Parish School Board employee, retiree, or student; or
- • An immediate family member of a current member