Arkansas Federal Credit Union started as Little Rock Air Force Base Federal Credit Union in March of 1956 by seven airmen. During our first year of operation there was only one employee who was housed in a room in the airman’s barracks and our total assets at the end of our first month was $579.79. Fast forward 60 years and AFCU has 14 service center locations, we serve over 90,000 members from over 600 employer/associational groups and our assets are in excess of $950 million. A lot has transpired in our 60 year history, but we have never forgotten from where we came.
When LRAFB FCU was established in 1956 we served only the men and women of LRAFB, their families and the civilian personnel of the base. Through multiple mergers that expanded our membership base to include both state and federal employees throughout Arkansas, the complexion of Little Rock Air Force Base FCU changed dramatically. In October 1991, the board of directors decided in order to better describe the membership of our changing credit union that a name change to Arkansas Federal Credit Union was in order.
AFCU strives to provide the products and services that make it easier for our member’s to do business with us. As AFCU continues to grow and develop we keep in mind that we are here to serve our members and through that service we provide homage to our original sponsor and the great men and women of LRAFB. AFCU strives to offer a wide variety of products and services to its members that are able to help them accomplish their financial goals.
Read about what AFCU President/CEO Rodney Showmar has to say about AFCU's purpose.