Kern Schools Federal Credit Union to change its name

Posted at 9:53 AM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 12:55:44-05

Kern Schools Federal Credit Union announced on Monday that it is changing its name. Effective Feb. 18, it will be called Valley Strong Credit Union. The move will allow the credit union to expand beyond Kern County.

Kern Schools Federal Credit Union has 10 branches serving approximately 150,000 members with about $1.8 billion in assets.

In a statement, President/CEO Stephen P. Renock, IV said “We are the same financial institution you have trusted for more than 80 years. People have a lot of financial options these days. We want to make sure we position the Credit Union for current and future success and help consumers realize their financial goals right here in the Valley.”

In addition to the name change, Valley Strong Credit Union will expand its products and services. In addition, customers should see fewer service fees as well as more ATMs.