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Direct Federal Credit Union Chairman Emeritus, David Johnson, awarded 2020 Volunteer of the Year Award 10/21/2020

Direct Federal Credit Union announced today that Board Member, former Vice-Chairman, Chairman, and Chairman Emeritus, David Johnson, of Sweden, ME was named the “Volunteer of the Year” by regional industry organization, Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA).

Direct Federal Credit Union surprises 24 local heroes with $11,000 in recognition of the good happening during these challenging and unprecedented times. 08/07/2020

Direct Federal Credit Union announced today the 24 winners of their Acts of Kindness Awards Program introduced this Spring.

Introducing the David Johnson Leadership Scholarship for the Class of 2020 06/01/2020

Direct Federal Credit Union is proud to introduce the annual David Johnson Leadership Scholarship to our members.

Direct Federal Employees Donate to Dedham Food Pantry 03/06/2020

Direct Federal Credit Union employees recently held a food drive for the Dedham Food Pantry. Direct employees donated 130 items to the Dedham Food Pantry. Pictured from left to right are Jennifer Cavan, Cheryl Barton Field, Steven Dupuis, Elijah Leslie, Erin Proulx, Donna MacLean, and Kathleen Sawyer. Direct Federal, through their DirectGiving program, supports five area food pantries through employee volunteering, philanthropy, and food donations as well as a number of other organizations dedicated to hunger relief.


Direct Federal has four Board of Director openings for 2020. If you are interested in obtaining a nomination by petition application, please contact Kathleen Sawyer at (781) 433-2900, extension 254 as soon as possible. The new Board of Directors will be announced at the Direct Federal Credit Union Annual Meeting to be held at 50 Cabot Street, Needham, MA on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

Direct Federal Credit Union Announces Key Promotions and Additions to Senior Leadership Team 01/09/2020

Direct Federal Credit Union (www.direct.com) of Needham, MA, recently announced the promotion of five employees, including additions to the Credit Union’s Senior Leadership Team. All five employees were part of Direct’s Career Development Program that launched in 2018 and have completed the current stage of their individualized program.

Direct Federal Credit Union CEO, Joe Walsh, awarded 2019 CEO of the Year Award 10/18/2019

Direct Federal Credit Union of Needham announced today that President and CEO, Joe Walsh, was named the “CEO of the Year” by regional industry organization, Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA).

Direct Federal Launches Free, Online Financial Education Center 09/24/2019

Direct Federal Credit Union today announced the launch of an online, personalized financial education center, DirectLIFE , through its partnership with the nation’s leading education technology innovator, EVERFI, Inc. DirectLIFE (Life Informed Financial Education) is available as a free resource to help Direct members and the community build financial health and confidence for themselves and their families.

Direct Federal Credit Union Introduces Business Banking and Commercial Loans. 08/05/2019

Direct Federal Credit Union, the fastest growing credit union in Massachusetts, announced the introduction of a full suite of business banking products and services, as well as the introduction of commercial loans. These new products and services will allow Direct Federal to extend its market-leading rates to business owners throughout Norfolk and Middlesex County.

Direct Federal Credit Union receives Excellence Awards for Outstanding HR/Training & Development Achievements 04/22/2019

Direct Federal Credit Union was recently honored with two Excellence Awards, which recognize outstanding human resource / training and development achievements in the credit union industry.