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KeyPoint Credit Union is doing great things in the California Bay Area and Silicon Valley. Here’s where you can stay updated on everything going on at our credit union branches and plan to attend free educational seminars on all types of financial topics. 

We’re excited about our community involvement and proud of the awards we’ve won. Check out all of it in this section. 

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Trent McIlhaney Named CFO of KeyPoint Credit Union

Mar 18, 2019

Credit Union Veteran Joins $1.3 billion, Silicon Valley-Based Institution

SANTA CLARA, CA (March 18, 2019) – Trent McIlhaney has joined KeyPoint Credit Union as Chief Financial Officer. He will be responsible for the overall financial management of the credit union, including oversight of the investment portfolio, interest rate risk, liquidity planning, credit risk monitoring, balance sheet management and financial reporting.

“I’m passionate about our industry,” says McIlhaney. “So, I’m focused on balancing financial performance with member value –– developing strategies to make a difference in members’ lives while building brand equity for the credit union.”

Before joining KeyPoint Credit Union, McIlhaney served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union in San Jose and Stanford Federal Credit Union in Palo Alto. He has also held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Bay Federal Credit Union in Capitola. McIlhaney is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant and holds a B.S. and M.S. in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma.

“One of the ways we’ve made KeyPoint Credit Union a financial services leader is by hiring the best and the brightest,” says T. Bradford Canfield, President and CEO of KeyPoint. “We look for skilled individuals who are not only financial services professionals –– but also understand and value the credit union mission: helping members reach their goals. With over 20 years of industry experience, Trent is uniquely qualified to help us deliver on our mission.”

About KeyPoint Credit Union
Inspired by Silicon Valley innovation and built to serve a diverse membership, KeyPoint is a full-service, not-for-profit credit union dedicated to providing financial solutions to help members achieve their goals in life. KeyPoint helps members make the most of their money –– earning more interest on savings, and paying less interest for credit. And KeyPoint is active in the community providing free financial education programs, as well as fostering financial literacy, sponsoring reading programs and mentoring the next generation of business professionals at local educational institutions.

Learn more about Next Generation Neighborhood Banking from KeyPoint Credit Union at kpcu.com

KeyPoint Credit Union offers free educational seminars to help you improve your financial life. The seminars are hosted by noted experts in the fields of investments, trusts, financial planning, taxes and other specialties on a variety of topics: 

  • Retirement Planning
  • Living Trusts
  • First-Time Home Buyers
  • College Planning
  • Investment strategies
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • Identity Theft
  • Small Business Planning
  • Asset allocation

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We love giving back to our communities in the California Bay Area and Silicon Valley. And we certainly appreciate when our efforts are recognized and rewarded by others. Here are some of our recent awards, accolades and public recognitions. We’re proud that our dedication to serving you, the member, often leads to multiple opportunities to give back.

Year Award/Reason
2019 KeyPoint presented proclamations by Mayor Richard Tran of Milpitas, CA and also by State, Senator Bob Wieckowski/Assemblyman Kansen Chu for contributions to the Milpitas community.
2018 KeyPoint was recognized by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends at the Santa Clara City Council meeting for its commitment to the library. This was based on KeyPoint's participation in the summer reading program and its financial literacy training at the library.
2017 Bay Area Top Workplace - KeyPoint Credit Union has been recognized as one of the Bay Area News Group’s Top Workplaces for 2017, ranking among the region's top midsize companies (150-499 employees). We’re grateful to our employees for making us a top workplace for a third year in a row!
2016 Bay Area Top Workplace - KeyPoint Credit Union has been recognized as one of the Bay Area News Group’s Top Workplaces for 2016. KeyPoint is receiving the distinction for a second straight year, ranking among the region's top midsize companies (150-499 employees).
2015 Bay Area Top Workplace - KeyPoint was named a Top Workplace by the Bay Area News Group, ranking 16th out of the region's 35 top-rated midsize companies (150-499 employees). The Top Workplaces list was determined solely through employee feedback in a survey by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.
2014 WebAward for Standard of Excellence - The Web Marketing Association awarded KeyPoint and our website designer, ZAG Interactive, the Credit Union Standard of Excellence award for excellence in seven criteria: Design, innovation, content, technology, interactivity, copywriting, and ease of use.
2012 Most Community-Minded Large Company - Milpitas: The Milpitas Post-Bay Area News Group has, after four weeks of voting, voted KeyPoint Credit Union with the honor of the "Most Community-Minded Large Company". This is in recognition of all of the community work KeyPoint Credit Union has done in the greater Silicon Valley, and especially in Milpitas.
2011 Corporate Citizen of the Year - Milpitas: The Milpitas Chamber of Commerce has just named KeyPoint Credit Union as the Milpitas "Corporate Citizen of the Year". This is in recognition of all of the community work KeyPoint has done in the greater Silicon Valley, and especially in Milpitas.
2011 State of California District 22 Small Business of the Year: Assembly member Paul Fong has selected KeyPoint Credit Union for Assembly District 22's Small Business of the Year.
2011

Santa Barbara News Press Readers' Choice Awards for 2011: KeyPoint Credit Union's Goleta Branch was named the "Best Credit Union" in the Santa Barbara News Press Readers’ Choice Awards for 2011.

2011 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award: KeyPoint Credit Union is awarded second place for our community involvement: The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award recognizes a credit union or chapter/multiple credit union group for its social responsibility work and charitable projects that support its community.  This award is not for projects that are directed at and/or benefit a credit union’s membership but rather focus on work in the community.