Our Way Of Life

Sun Federal provides you with personal service and a secure, trustworthy and local place to save, borrow and invest in yourself and your community.

Our Mission

In the spirit of "People Caring About People," the Mission of Sun Federal Credit Union is to improve the quality of life for each member through a personal and professional service relationship that results in members for a lifetime.

Sun Federal Credit Union Is:

  • Focused on our member’s story, not their credit scores
  • A full-service financial institution
  • Made up of businesses & organizations (sponsor groups) & members of our communities

Sun Federal Credit Union Offers:

  • Personal member relationships
  • Lower rates & fees
  • Online Banking, Bill Pay & eStatements
  • Financial coaching & Lifetime Financial Advisors

Our Core Values

These values are the promises we make to each other and to our members.  They are not only our beliefs, but also the commitments that guide our behaviors and decisions.

Trust

We choose each day, in all of our interactions, to demonstrate our individual integrity and the character of our organization revealing the true heart and soul of who we are.

Relationships

We choose to connect in fellowship, to build long lasting deep bonds that are essential to our mission of members for a lifetime.

Excellence

We choose to be the best that we can be in everything we do, performing at the highest level of impact through a rigorous pursuit of continuous improvement.

Service

We choose to serve others with humility and care, to proactively respond to requests and meet needs, in the context of creating financial freedom and long term security.

Teamwork

We choose to work together; valuing and respecting all individuals, living our shared vision and achieving our common goals.

Culture Statement

The culture of Sun Federal is a living reflection and testimony of our mission and values.  Through expressions of shared beliefs and thinking, our sincere motivations and behaviors inspire our employee-centric environment.

What We are:

  • Secure and connected like family
  • Slow to anger
  • Committed to the long view
  • Leaders beyond position
  • Wise and faithful stewards

What We know:

  • Our mission purpose
  • Expect boundaries and discipline
  • We have cause to persevere
  • "We" always comes before "me"

What We do:

  • Live our shared values
  • Honor and respect each other
  • Celebrate, have fun, and laugh
  • Serve from the heart
  • Make decisions and learn from mistakes
  • Improvise for the greater perspective
  • Embrace learning and transformation
  • Encourage physical and financial health
  • We do what’s right and do what we say

Our Volunteers

Board of Directors

Our President and CEO works with a board of seven member-elected volunteer Directors and our Associate Directors. Together, they review financial data, discuss strategy and ensure that, through our products and services, we are fulfilling your financial needs.

Meet Our Directors

Christy Gordon

Christy Gordon

Board Chair
Volunteer Since 2005

Mike Jesionowski

Mike Jesionowski

Board Vice Chair
Volunteer Since 1984

Walter Barrett

Walter Barrett

Board Secretary
Volunteer Since 1982

Tom Ryan

Tom Ryan

Board Member
Volunteer Since 1982

Kay Jones

Kay Jones

Board Member
Volunteer Since 1998

Les Sataniello

Les Santaniello

Board Member
Volunteer Since 1998

Andrea McKeithan

Andrea McKeithan

Board Member
Volunteer Since 2005

Supervisory Committee

Our volunteer Supervisory Committee oversees the credit union’s required annual audits and works with the National Credit Union Administration.

Member Stories

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Value Proposition

Here's what our members gained in 2020 in addition to great rates, products and trusting relationships...

2020 Value Proposition

Annual Meetings

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2021 Annual Report: 

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Election Notice & Nominees

Board of Director Elections Nomination by Petition Procedure

The 71st Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022. On that date, three (3) of the seven (7) Board of Director seats will be filled pursuant to the Sun Federal Credit Union By-Law Election Procedures. The open seats will be for three-year terms.

The eligibility requirements for petitioners, NOT nominated by the Committee, to be eligible for nomination “BY PETITION” for the Board of Directors, are:

  • not less than 18 years of age;

  • a member in good standing of Sun Federal Credit Union;

  • a completed application & signed statement of consent; and after verification

  • a collection of signatures of at least one percent of the membership - each signature is subject to verification to ensure each is from a Sun Federal member in good standing.

Contested Election 
If any position is contested, that is, there are more than three nominees for the three Board of Director seats to be filled as a result of the election process, electronic or mail ballots will be sent to each member on or before March 31, 2022.


To vote in the 2022 Election, the voter must be a primary member in good standing and not less than 18 years of age.

Summary of the 2022 Annual Election Schedule

Pursuant to the Sun Federal Credit Union By-Laws, election of officers is by mail/electronic ballot. This affords every eligible member the opportunity to vote. In the event there is no more than one nomination for each available position, there being no seat contested, ballots will not be mailed out and parliamentary rule will apply and all nominees will be elected by acclamation at the Annual Meeting. There will be no nominations from the floor unless there is less than one nomination for each position available. The following is a summary of the relevant dates for the 2022 annual election:

  • January 28, 2022:  The Nominating Committee files the names of all successful nominees with the Secretary and notifies all applicants as to whether or not they have been nominated. Secretary posts the names of all Nominating Committee nominees at each Credit Union office.
  • By February 14, 2022: Those seeking nomination as a candidate for a Board of Director seat “By Petition” must submit a Nomination Packet.
  • By February 18, 2022: The Nominating Committee will provide the petition collection form to all verified nominees by petition.
  • March 21, 2022: Last day for nominations by petition to be filed with the Secretary of the Credit Union.
  • March 25, 2022: Nominations received by petition posted at each Credit Union office.
  • March 31, 2022: Mail/electronic ballots sent to members if any position is contested.
  • April 25, 2022: If any seat is contested, mail/electronic ballots must be received by the "tellers of the election."
  • April 30, 2022: 71st Annual Meeting Celebration

2022 Board of Election Nominees

 
Walter Barrett

Secretary, Board of Directors – Incumbent

Walter has served on Sun Federal’s Board of Directors for 40 years and as board secretary for 39 years. He is retired with 33 years of experience at SUNOCO MidAmerica. Walter spent 13 years in Operations followed by 19 years as Shift Superintendent. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Toledo.

Service at Sun Federal:

  • Executive Committee

 

Mike Jesionowski

Board Member - Incumbent

Mike has served on Sun Federal's Board of Directors for 38 years. He was responsible for Strategic and Capital Planning and Process Design when he retired from SUNOCO MidAmerica in 1998 after a 32-year career.  He received his bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Ohio University and his MBA from Bowling Green State University.

Service at Sun Federal:

  •  Asset Liability Management & Investment Committee (ALM)
  •  Capital Adequacy Subcommittee
  • Retirement Investment Review Committee

 

Andrea McKeithan

Board Member

Andrea was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors in January 2022. Prior to that she was an Associate Board Member for two years and on the Advisory Board for 15 years (Chairperson two years). She is retired from the Department of Defense in Philadelphia where she spent more than 31 years in a variety of engineering and leadership positions. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering (Howard University) and master’s degree in Engineering Management and Environmental Engineering from Widener University.

Service at Sun Federal:

  • Audited Supervisory Committee meetings

Annual Reports