UNITED CREDIT UNION CELEBRATES RECEIVING JUNTOS AVANZAMOS (TOGETHER WE ADVANCE) DESIGATION FROM INCLUSIV FOR ITS SERVICE TO HISPANIC COMMUNITIES

 

United Credit Union hosted a celebration on September 29, 2022, in recognition of receiving the Juntos Avanzamos designation, from Inclusiv.

This notable designation is awarded to credit unions that have demonstrated exceptional service to Hispanic communities. United Credit Union is the third credit union in Illinois to hold this prestigious certification.

Community leaders, including State Representative Aaron Ortiz (1st District) and Cook County Commissioner Alma Anaya (7th District), were present on September 29 for a proclamation ceremony and celebration to recognize United Credit Union’s accomplishment. Local vendors and small businesses were also on-site to participate in the celebration.

Opening remarks were be delivered by Mario Aguirre, CEO of United Credit Union.  Pablo DeFilippi, Inclusiv’s Executive Vice President presented the official Juntos Avanzamos flag to the credit union.

Mario Aguirre, CEO of United Credit Union, states, “On behalf of United Credit Union’s Board of Directors and leadership team, we are appreciative of this honor and everything it represents. We are dedicated to serving the needs of Hispanic residents throughout the region, and this designation is a confirmation that our efforts have been recognized. At United Credit Union, we believe in promoting economic equity and making financial services affordable and accessible for all.”

Pablo DeFillipi, Executive Vice President of Inclusiv, commented, “We are excited to welcome United Credit Union to the Juntos Avanzamos Network and celebrate this important milestone with them. United has always strived to serve the Hispanic Community in Chicago, offering affordable and relevant financial products for all. We commend them for their outreach, and commitment, particularly in the area of homeownership, where they have made available the dream of owning a home to ITIN holders in their community. We look forward to continue to work with United for the benefit of the communities they serve.”