About Us

The Steel Valley Federal Credit Union, a not for profit financial cooperative, is organized and managed to provide a safe, economical, and convenient financial institution for our membership.  To promote thrift and through competitive dividends for savings, and provide economical loans with competitive interest rates, and service through modern technologies.

History

1966.  Chartered by the Bureau of Credit Unions as the United Steelworkers (Cleveland) Federal Credit Union to serve the members of United Steelworkers Local 185 working for J&L Steel.

1985.  Amended the Charter to change the name of the sponsor from J&L Steel to LTV Steel and to allow the steelworkers of the merged Republic Steel Company to become members of the credit union.

1988.  Amended the Charter to allow for the first select employee group, North Coast Container.

1990.  Amended the Charter to allow for the first credit union merger, Sears Federal Credit Union.  Amended the Charter to allow the merger of the U.I.U. Local 48 Credit Union.  Amended the Charter to allow the merger of the Mines and Mills Federal Credit Union.

1991.  Amended the Charter to allow the merger of Christian Tabernacle Evangelistic Church Credit Union.  Amended the Charter to allow the merger of Cleveland Steel and Tubes Credit Union.

1992.  Amended the Charter to change the name from United Steelworkers (Cleveland) Federal Credit Union to Steel Valley Federal Credit Union.  Amended the Charter for the merger of Midland Steel Federal Credit Union.

1993.  Amended the Charter for the Purchase and Assumption of the East Cleveland Schools Credit Union.

1994.  Amended the Charter for the merger of Saint Michael’s Roman Catholic Parish Federal Credit Union.

1995.  Amended the Charter for the Purchase and Assumption of the Cleveland Heights Employees Credit Union.

2001.    Amended the Charter for the Purchase and Assumption of the Metro Health Credit Union.  Amended the Charter for the merger of Thomas Steel Credit Union.

2004.  Amended the Charter to serve the Underserved for the West Side of Cleveland.

2007.  Amended the Charter to serve the underserved for Greater Warren.

2008.    Amended the Charter to merger the Alliance of Poles Federal Credit Union.

2009.  Amended the Charter to serve the Underserved for Greater Cleveland.

2011.  Amended the Charter for the merger of the Brook Park Municipal Employee’s Federal Credit Union.

2012.  Opened a new branch office in the city of Eastlake.  Amended the charter for the purchase and assumption of the G. I. C. Federal Credit Union.

Credit Union Sponsors

1st ChoiceA.J. Rose

Acacia Place

Adalet

Adcom/Piston Delivery

AFSCME 100

AFSCME 1746

Alcoa Aluminum

All-Ohio Threaded Rod Co.

Aluminum Coating Mfg.

Angela Mia

Apollo Welding and Fabricating

Arcelor Mittal Steel

Aztec Imports

Bic Mfg

Brookside Auto Parts

Business Stationery

Cannon Advertising Specialties

Carius Tool

Carnegie Textile Co.

CCBDD

Charlie’s Towing

City of Brook Park

City of Cleveland Heights

City of East Cleveland

City of Eastlake

City of Lakewood

City of Warren

City View Nursing

Cleveland Christian Home

Cleveland Free Clinic

Cleveland Screw ProductsComplete Personal Logistics

Consolidated Metal

Cornucopia

Cosmo Plastics

CT Contracting

Custom Paper Tubes

Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Deans Greenhouse

Decker Steel

East Cleveland City Schools

East/West Side Metals

Eliza Bryant

Eliza Jennings

Enterprise Welding and Fabrication

Finish Line Binderies

Gatto Electric Supply Co.

Good Samaritan Skilled Nursing

Grace Hospital

Graco/Century Products

Graphic Arts DBA Ohio Graphic Arts System Inc.

Grant Railway

H. Goodman

Hillside PLaza Home

Hyprolap Finishing

Inland Waters of Ohio

John Lance Ford

Kotecki Monuments

Lakewood Animal Hospital

Local 727

Mark Thomas Ford

Mika Metals FabricatingMetrohealth Hospital

Multi-Care Nursing Homes

Norman Noble

Orange Blossom Press

Pearlview Nursing

Peerless Metals

Personalized Data Corp.

Ralph C. Tyler Inc.

Ritrama Duramark

RSL Inc.

Sealey Mattress

Sears

Shane Transportation

Sherwin Williams

Sims Buick Warren

SP Data

SpringCo Metal Coatings

Stamco Industries

Tata Steel (Thomas Steel)

Tendon Manufacturing

The Patrician

Universal Steel

Washington Square

White Dove

William Sopko & Sons Inc.

Yellow Cab

Zappitelli’s

 

Board of Directors

  • Carolyn B. Jones, Chairman
  • Otis Tuck, Secretary
  • John Borkowski, Treasurer
  • Raymond Nesky
  • JoAnn Melaragno
  • Pamela Brown
  • Daryl DuBroy

Supervisory/Audit Committee

  • Mitch Bienia
  • Maricela Ruiz
  • Margreat Jackson
  • Chris Jones
  • Francis Rutkowkski

Executive Staff

  • David K. Lawhun, CEO
  • Irwin F. Caraballo, Director of Operations
  • Regina L. Oberg, Director of Operations
  • Robert C. Johnson, Manager of Information Systems
  • Mary Beth Wood, Senior Marketing Manager