Partners 1st Federal Credit Union Keeps Growing

Ribbon Cutting at Waynedale Location Scheduled for Nov. 29

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Partners 1st Federal Credit Union, an investor in Greater Fort Wayne Inc., is pleased to announce the expansion of its network into Waynedale. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place Wednesday, November 29, at 11 a.m., at the new branch, located at 6731 Old Trail Road in Fort Wayne.

The ribbon cutting is open to the public and will include free hot dogs, chips, and beverages provided by Fun 101.7 FM. The opening of the Waynedale location marks the credit union’s 24th branch.

“All of us at Partners 1st are excited to be able to better serve the Waynedale community,” said Carla Bienz, president and CEO. “With the recent merger of General Credit Union into our family, we now have more than 1,200 members and several business partners that will find our Waynedale location a great convenience. We look forward to continued growth in this community.”

Founded in 1952 by seven Magnavox employees as Magnavox Employees Federal Credit Union, the credit union has grown to be a $358 million financial institution over the last 65+ years. Now with more than 35,000 members, Partners 1st FCU continues to grow and support Fort Wayne and other communities in eight states.


About Partners 1st Federal Credit Union

Partners 1st Federal Credit Union is a non-profit, full-service financial organization that serves various employee groups, their family members, and several community areas. For more information on Partners 1st Federal Credit Union, visit


About Greater Fort Wayne Inc.

Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. serves Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana, 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. To learn more, visit