“It's wonderful to partner with the Michigan Arbor Day Alliance for our annual tree planting event where we help our community and the environment. This year, we also worked with the City of East Lansing to plant trees at the Aquatic Center. Staff at the Aquatic Center said the trees planted around the pool area will help to cool the pavement on hot days, making it a more enjoyable experience for those visiting. It's nice knowing a few hours of work on our end will make a difference for so many for years to come.”— Becky, Credit Union volunteer
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Bill Beekman to Board of Directors

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MSUFCU Appoints Bill Beekman to Board of Directors

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EAST LANSING, MI— Patrick McPharlin, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MSU Federal Credit Union, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Beekman to the MSUFCU Board of Directors.


Beekman, of East Lansing, currently serves Michigan State University (MSU) as the Vice President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees. He has served on the MSUFCU Supervisory Committee since 2008, in addition to previously serving as the executive director of the MSU Alumni Association, and the senior consultant to the office of the provost and office of the vice president for finance and operations at MSU. Beekman holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in justice, morality and constitutional democracy from James Madison College at Michigan State University, a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Wayne State University Law School and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.


McPharlin, comments, “Mr. Beekman has displayed a great commitment to MSU through alumni relations, University operations, and innovative contributions to strategic planning. I appreciate his willingness to serve and look forward to his positive contributions in the years ahead.”


Beekman will complete the term left vacant by departing board member, James Lloyd. The MSUFCU Board of Directors are elected by the members and govern the Credit Union mission, support the strategic planning and provide financial oversight.


MSU Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest university-based credit union, offers a full range of personal- and business-related financial services to Michigan State University and Oakland University faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to a variety of select employee groups. Founded in 1937 by a few MSU professors and employees, MSUFCU now has twelve branches, over 175,000 members, more than $2.4 billion in assets, and over 515 employees.