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Serving the Community for Nearly 60 Years 

Fifteen members and a federal charter to serve the Torrance City employees began the foundation of Torrance Community Credit Union in September of 1958. Our first office was located at the old city hall building on Cravens Avenue in what is described in the archives as a closet with one employee to serve its members. The bylaws at that time stated that the Credit Union would be open from 4 p.m. until the last member was helped.

 Even though the hours have changed a bit and we have grown from $15,000 in assets to more than $100 million, our standards of prompt personal service remains unchanged. Along with a friendly teller line, private loan offices, and an on-site financial adviser, TCCU members can access their funds from thousands of ATMs nationwide*.  

 While Torrance City Employees make up the majority of our members, TCCU began expanding its membership in 1984 to include selected business and groups in and around Torrance. TCCU now serves the Torrance, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, Hawthorne, Lawndale and Lennox communities.

 Additionally, in the credit union spirit of people helping people, TCCU donates to several area charities and not-for-profit organizations including the American Diabetes Association, Newspapers in the Classroom, Blue Steele Run fundraiser for the Special Olympics, the Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade and many more.

 TCCU is dedicated to providing its members with the best rates, exceptional member services, and progressive and innovative financial products in an ever-changing financial environment. 
*please click here for locations.

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Mission

Our mission is to provide innovative and exceptional financial services that enhance the lives of our Credit Union members and their families.

The Credit Union's objective: "Your Credit Union will treat you with respect, as a valued member. You can trust your Credit Union to look out for your interests, because credit unions are founded on the principle of caring about people, not just money."  


Business Hours

Monday and Thursday: 9:30a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed


Holiday Schedule

Torrance Community Credit Union will be closed in observance of the following holidays. Access your account 24 hours a day every day online with HomeBanking.

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Board Members

  • Linda Barnett, Chairperson
  • Mike Lewis, Vice Chairperson 
  • John Jones, Treasurer
  • Mike Witzansky, Director
  • Jane Isomoto, Director
  • Martin Serna, Director

 

Supervisory Committee

  • Jane Desmond, Supervisory Committee Chairperson
  • Brian Sunshine, Committee Member
  • Sue Walters, Committee Member
  • Danny Santana, Committee Member
  • Anne Basil, Committee Member

TCCU Management

  • Steve Stoppel, President/CEO
  • Penny Guieb, Controller
  • Tillie Broadstone, Member Services Manager
  • Lesley Aitchison, Lending Manager
  • Nancy Whitehead-Smith, Marketing Manager
  • Madelyn McNally, Administrator
  • Silva Akmakjian, Teller Supervisor

 

TCCU Staff

  • Paola Macias Lopez, Receptionist
  • Grace Mullen, Member Service Representative
  • Linda Allen, Member Service Representative
  • Fidencia Santana, Member Service Representative
  • Alma Atenogenes, Member Service Representative
  • Martina Cabrera, Accountant
  • Andrew Culley, Operations Support Analyst
  • Jeanette Dunk, Loan Officer
  • Diana Wall, Loan Officer
  • Ann Wright, Collections Representative

 


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