MidWest America FCU set to open Illinois Road branch

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – MidWest America Federal Credit Union is expanding its hometown footprint. The credit union will host a grand opening for its newest branch, at 9705 Illinois Rd. in Fort Wayne. The celebration is scheduled begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14.

Set to become the credit union’s 18th branch, the Illinois Road location is a full-service facility featuring three teller windows, two drive-up lanes, and a 24/7 ATM. It represents an investment of approximately $2.1 million and creates five new jobs.

“We are extremely excited to continue our expansion of offering competitive, quality financial services in northeast Indiana,” said Greg Mohr, president and CEO of MidWest America Federal Credit Union. “The branch on Illinois Road will provide additional banking conveniences to our existing members in the surrounding community as well as to new members in the years to come.”

Headquartered in Fort Wayne, MidWest America was federally chartered in 1936 and founded on the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.” MidWest America provides savings and checking products, mortgages, consumer and lending options for consumers and businesses.

Looking ahead, leaders at MidWest America plan to continue expanding to serve their ever-growing membership. An additional full-service branch is currently under construction in Bluffton, Ind., and is scheduled to open this fall.

The Illinois Road ribbon-cutting ceremony, slated to begin at 4:30 p.m. on July 14, is open to invited guests and members of the media.


About MidWest America Federal Credit Union

MidWest America provides savings & checking products, mortgages, consumer and business lending options. With nearly $800 million in assets and 58,000 members, the Credit Union operates 18 branch locations in northeast Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. Additionally, a full-service facility in Bluffton, Ind. is currently under construction and is scheduled to open this fall. To learn more, visit mwafcu.org.

About Greater Fort Wayne Inc.

Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. serves Fort Wayne and Allen County, Ind., as its primary point of contact for economic growth. GFW Inc. focuses on prosperity and community vibrancy through economic development, advocacy, programs, and resources that support business success, leadership development, graduate retention, and community engagement.