Press Release

PSECU Honors Long-Time Credit Union Champion on Her Retirement

Clarion, PA - May 16, 2016 - On May 12th, PSECU held a retirement celebration for Alice Swartzfager, a long-time credit union champion. Swartzfager has worked in the credit union industry for 37 years and has been a true embodiment of the credit union philosophy of "people helping people."

Before working in the credit union movement, Swartzfager worked in the education field. She served as a teacher for grades K-6 and also worked for the Clarion Students' Association. Swartzfager became a PSECU employee when PSECU and Clarion University Federal Credit Union merged in 2008. She was the Manager and Chief Financial Officer of Clarion University FCU and has been a strong credit union advocate since her start. Swartzfager has been very involved in the credit union movement and has served as an officer and been a regular attendee at Pennsylvania Credit Union Association Chapter Meetings.

A resident of the Clarion region and a graduate of Clarion University, Swartzfager gave back to the community through her career with its focus on the financial needs of Clarion University faculty, staff and students, and the Clarion community. PSECU has been privileged to have her as part of the team and wishes her the best in her retirement.

About PSECU

Opened in 1934, PSECU was founded by 22 ordinary people who made an extraordinary commitment to each other: To create a financial institution where pooled resources benefit all members. Today, we are a full-service credit union serving more than 400,000 members and have over $4 billion in assets. As a not-for-profit financial institution, our goal remains to help our members and their families achieve a better life. For more information on how we contribute to the greater good, view our Community Report Card.

Greg Smith, President of PSECU, presents Alice Swartzfager with a gift from PSECU to celebrate her retirement.

Greg Smith, President of PSECU, presents Alice Swartzfager with a gift from PSECU to celebrate her retirement.