MECU Credit Union’s Cecil Farrar Named 2019 Credit Union Rock Star

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MECU Credit Union’s Cecil Farrar Named 2019 Credit Union Rock Star

August 29, 2019

Credit Union Magazine has recognized Farrar for his dedication to his role at MECU Credit Union

Baltimore, Md. – MECU Credit Union Greeter Cecil Farrar has been recognized as one of the 2019 Credit Union Rock Stars by Credit Union Magazine. Each year, Credit Union Magazine recognizes those in the credit union industry who excel in their areas of expertise. 

Farrar is being recognized this year for his dedication to creating positive experiences for every employee, member, and potential member that walks through the doors of MECU’s Commerce Center location in Baltimore. 

“It’s creative, innovative and passionate professionals like Farrar who keep the movement relevant to our members,” said Ann Hayes Peterson, vice president of publishing and editor-in-chief at CUNA. “We hope to inspire other credit union professionals to use their unique talents and expertise to spread the credit union difference. We knew Farrar’s accomplishments would be a motivational story that others could learn from.” 

All of the winners were nominated by their colleagues and selected by the editorial staff of Credit Union Magazine. This year, 50 professionals representing 30 states were named as one of this year’s Credit Union Rock Stars. Farrar and the other winners will be featured in Credit Union Magazine’s Fall issue, sponsored by Fiserv.

To read Farrar’s Credit Union Rock Star story, visit

About MECU Credit Union
Established in 1936, MECU Credit Union is one of Maryland’s largest credit unions, with assets of approximately $1.2 billion. MECU Credit Union has nine branches throughout the Baltimore area and offers a full range of financial products and services for individuals and businesses. The credit union also provides access to over 30,000 free ATMs and top-rated online and mobile banking services. MECU Credit Union has distinguished itself in the Baltimore community by returning nearly $100 million in profits to its members as part of a special dividend program. Learn more about becoming a member at

About CUNA 
Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America's credit unions, which are owned by 115 million consumer members. CUNA, along with its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, delivers unwavering advocacy, continuous professional growth and operational confidence to protect the best interests of all credit unions. For more information about CUNA, visit To find your nearest credit union, visit

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