Inspire FCU Celebrates Opening of New Headquarters

Newtown, PA – (2017) – Inspire Federal Credit Union (https://www.inspirefcu.org) has completed the renovation of its new corporate headquarters. The 20,000-square foot building, which was purchased in January, 2017, has been overhauled to create a state-of-the-art facility for the fast-growing credit union.

The three-story building, which is located at 3 Friends Lane, Newtown, PA (corner of Friends Lane and Yardley-Newtown Road) will house the credit union’s executive staff, member relationship center, marketing, training, loan department and all other back office functions. Additionally, part of the first-floor space has been allocated to a new retail branch, providing competitive products and services to Newtown and surrounding markets.

 View from the corner of Friends Lane and Yardley-Newtown Road

View from the corner of Friends Lane and Yardley-Newtown Road

Inspires renovations have turned a building, built in the 1980’s into a modern, high-tech and “inspiring” workplace for staff.

The building has been renovated with open workspaces for employee collaboration and reinforces Inspires brand through the building using bold and bright colors tied into the corporate logo.

“The interior of our headquarters will create an atmosphere of high energy and motivation, providing our staff a positive work environment, said Jim Merrill, President/CEO of Inspire. “We wanted the space to reflect our brand and tie in the culture of the organization we have worked so hard in developing over the past few years.”

Additionally, according to Merrill, “Our organization is extremely excited to enter the Newtown market. We believe our products, service, pricing and strong relationship culture is a great fit for Newtown and we can’t wait to get busy earning the banking relationships of the individuals and businesses in this market.”

“The major catalyst for the move is the fact that Inspire has experienced unprecedented growth under the leadership of Jim Merrill, nearly doubling in size in less than 3 years” said Inspire FCU Board Chairman For Immediate Release Contact: Alexis Lynch Marketing Communications Manager Phone: 267.548.5270 x311 Email: alynch@inspirefcu.org View from the corner of Friends Lane and Yardley-Newtown Road Inspire Federal Credit Union’s New Board Room Chichi Ahia. “While financial growth has been and continues to be a priority, we are equally committed to and energized by our proliferating role as one of the premier, trusted financial partners in our community” he continued.

Inspire will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony and community grand opening celebration at the building on 3 Friends Lane September 23, 2017. Ribbon Cutting will be at 9 a.m. followed by building tours and a community celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be entertainment, special guest appearances from local sports personalities, great food, a gaming truck for kids, additional activities and opportunities to learn more about the relationship focused approach to banking of Inspire FCU. Inspire has partnered with the Barkann Family Healing Hearts Foundation (https://thebarkannfoundation.org) to provide a fun and festive atmosphere. The entire community is invited to attend.

Interior design, space planning, construction management and furnishings were managed by Financial Design Center (www.gofdc.com).

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