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Our Story

Committed to your financial well-being and success.

Your goals are our priority, and we exist to help you reach them. As a not-for-profit financial institution, we're different from a bank because our members are our owners (people who live, work, worship, attend school, or volunteer in the Greater Twin Cities Community‚Ą† of Minnesota). Our profits are returned as competitive rates, higher investment returns and fewer fees. 

Read what members say about Firefly.

Compared to banks, Firefly members save an average of $413 each year through better rates and fewer fees on our accounts, loans, and credit cards. That's more cash in your pocket all year long.

Find more value with Firefly

Read more about how we arrive at our values.

Our valuable products and services make life easier.

Access and manage your money while simplifying your life. See how Firefly presents a wealth of opportunities.

The Right Tools

  • Savings and Checking accounts fit your lifestyle with anytime access and the opportunity to grow your money
  • Loans for homes, vehicles, personal use and more feature simple applications and competitive rates
  • Visa® Rewards Credit Cards offer cash back, gift cards and airline travel
  • A full suite of accounts, financing and services support your business
  • Financial advisors take time to listen to your needs and goals while creating a custom investment strategy

Valuable Assistance

  • Rich financial education includes online resources, events and workshops addressing popular financial topics
  • Borrower Resources can help alleviate financial stress when you face difficulty paying your loans
  • Track your spending, set budget goals, make a savings plan and view your complete financial picture within digital banking.

Our mission & values are at the heart of what we do.

They are equal parts of a whole and together they serve as a benchmark measuring our accuracy of brand execution.

Our Mission 

We inspire our members to achieve lifelong financial well-being.

Our Values


Great organizations start with great leadership.

We are proud of those who help guide Firefly forward every day.
To contact our Board of Directors, please send us a message.



Anne Ziebell - Board Chair
James Sackett - Board Vice Chair
Kevin Crane - Board Secretary
Brian Kadlec - Board Treasurer
Ryan Harrison - Director
Evelyn Jones - Director
Lorrie Oelkers -Director
Bruce Whitmore - Director
Kristine Ziccardi - Director
John Fraser - Associate Director

Bob Larson - Supervisory Committee Chair
Teena Buenviaje-Liu - Supervisory Committee Member

Dale Turner - President/Chief Executive Officer
Leon Eichten - SVP/Chief Financial Officer
Cole Hahn - SVP/Chief People Officer
Gary Jeter - SVP/Chief Technology Officer
Marty Kelly - SVP/Chief Marketing Officer
Kelly Robbert - SVP/Chief Operations Officer

There is no financial institution quite like a credit union.

While we are similar to banks in the services we offer, our structure and our mission are very different.
We also love sharing our knowledge of the credit union difference. Ask us to learn more.

Credit Unions




Profits return to members as lower loan rates, higher deposit rates, & lower/fewer fees

Return profits to a small group of stockholders

Invests directly back to members

Invests in corporate bonds or the stock market

Serves a specific field of membership (Firefly, for example, serves the Greater Twin Cities Community‚Ą†.)

Serves general public

Members "own" a stake in the organization

Controlled by stockholders and paid officials

Member service-driven


Federally insured by NCUA

Federally insured by FDIC

Volunteer member-elected Board of Directors represents interests

Paid Board of Directors represents owners; customers without voting privileges

Enjoy a brighter experience.

Your go-to Minneapolis-St. Paul credit union.

Firefly CU is the Minnesota credit union that offers full banking services and ATM access for your convenience. We'll help you open new accounts and loans, apply for mortgages, access wealth management services and strengthen your business with the right solutions.