This year’s meeting was a bigger than the last!
At our 2022 Annual Meeting, we focused on how DC Credit Union positively impacts the community through initiatives in housing development, small business development, and youth programs designed to teach financial literacy. Checkout some huge accomplishments we’ve made this year!
CUMA 2021 Bronze Award
We were awarded the CUMA 2021 Bronze Award in recognition of closing over $7 million in mortgage loans in a single year.
9% Growth in Member Deposits
Despite the pandemic, we continue to grow, and our member deposits reflect that showing a 9% increase from 2020 to 2021.
We are proud to have strong partnerships with Jubilee Housing and Douglas Community Land Trust.
Guest Speaker, Sybongile Cook
Sybongile Cook is the Director of Business Development and Strategy in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development (DMPED). Since 2009, Sybongile has held multiple roles within the Executive Office. She has led major initiatives like the Bank on DC program banking over 11,000 residents, conducting 900 financial education classes, and training 500 social service providers and launched the Neighborhood Prosperity Fund (NPF) to award catalytic projects in underinvested communities. The first NPF grant resulted in Ward 8’s first community grocer, Good Food Market. In the last 24 months (during the height of the public health emergency COVID-19), she directed over 350 million dollars in relief to business and capital improvement grants. Prior to her current role at DMPED, she worked at the Department of Employment Services (DOES) and launched their Office of Talent & Clients Services.
Originally from Houston, Texas, she has called the District of Columbia home. She is a licensed life & health insurance broker and enjoys traveling, teaching, dancing, and being the best “Auntie Bongo” to her twin nieces and nephew.See Sybongile Cook's remarks