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News stories and articles about Amplify Credit Union in Austin, TX

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Updates, News, and Articles about Amplify Credit Union

News stories and articles about Amplify Credit Union in Austin, TX

News and Articles


Updates, News, and Articles about Amplify Credit Union

Austin Business Journal cites Amplify Credit Union’s lending expertise on Austin’s booming beer industry

Published September 13, 2018 by Austin Business Journal

5 tips on starting a brewery in Austin

Today, the Austin Business Journal published an article by Amplify VP of Commercial Lending, Scott Humphreys, and AVP of Commercial Lending, Shirley Sheffield, citing their advice for opening a beer brewery amid Austin’s thriving craft beer scene. As proud lenders for several local brewers, such as Celis Brewery and Vista Brewing, Scott and Shirley share advice on everything from permitting to locations to financing. View their article to learn more. [MORE]

Amplify Volunteers at Meals On Wheels of Central Texas

Amplify Credit Union employee volunteers helped Meals on Wheels of Central Texas pack over 500 grocery bags with shelf-stable food items for the HOPE (Healthy Options Program for the Elderly) monthly delivery service for seniors and adults with disabilities most in need of nutritional support. [MORE]

Amplify CU adds Stacy Armijo to the Executive Team.

Amplify is excited to announce that Stacy Armijo has joined the Executive Team as CXO (Chief Experience Officer). In this new role, Stacy will lead teams to weave together in online and offline experiences. [MORE]

Amplify Credit Union to focus, deepen social impact amid future growth.

On the heels of its 50th anniversary, Amplify Credit Union is poised for future growth and preparing to increase its impact in the Austin area even further with a focus on social endeavors under the name “a safe place to call home." [MORE]

Finance News from John O., Amplify's CFO

Since 2016, The Federal Reserve (FED) has raised interest rates numerous times. What exactly does that mean for you and your money? Amplify's CFO (Chief Financial Officer), John Orton, breaks it down. [MORE]

Important Notice About Our Congress & Ben White Locations

Amplify has made the decision to close our Congress Branch (607 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701) on November 22, 2017. In addition, on the same day we will discontinue operations at the space Amplify leased from Capitol Credit Union (133 E. Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704). [MORE]

Amplify Credit Union Supports More Options for Credit Union Members

Amplify Credit Union continues to further their mission of providing for the well-being of their Members. Many Amplify Credit Union board members and employees will vote yes on two very important non-partisan propositions on the November 7 ballot. [MORE]

Amplify's Cedar Park Branch is Moving.

We'd like to invite you to join us as we celebrate 50 years of serving our community! Over the next several weeks, we will be hosting our “Amplify Loves Austin” campaign, providing an opportunity to recognize our employees, members and the community. [MORE]

Cedar Park Has Moved

Published June 26, 2017

Amplify's Cedar Park Branch is Moving.

On June 26, 2017, our Cedar Park operations moved from 202 Walton Way to a brand-new building located in The Parke shopping center. Our new address is 5001 183A Toll Road Suite O500, (although you need not pay a toll to get there; simply use the access road). [MORE]

Amplify's New Esperanza Branch

Published August 2, 2016

Amplify's new Esperanza branch opens this year in north Austin

Amplify's new Esperanza Branch is under construction! Strategically located near the Domain and TopGolf, this new location will replace Amplify's flagship branch at Brockton Dr. and Burnet Rd. when it opens. [MORE]

Jenny Voigt doesn't just volunteer herself- she inspires and encourages all Amplify team members to give back

Jenny Voigt, Senior HR Generalist at Amplify, doesn't just encourage Amplify employees to volunteer and give back to the community - she does exactly that in her free time with Family Eldercare. Read Jenny's full story here. [MORE]

Terry McCoy has won the Amplify Humanitarian Award for the past 4 years straight

Amplify Sr. Training Specialist Terry McCoy spends 6 hours a week volunteering at Foundation Communities where he shares his personal finance and credit expertise to teach others to manage their money and improve their lives. [MORE]

Amplify Credit Union employees volunteer over 1700 hours a year in Austin non-profits

Recently, an organization named I Live Here I Give Here (ILHIGH) took steps to acquire ownership of the term “Amplify” for fundraising efforts related to the annual giving day it began in 2013. [MORE]

Amplify Credit Union is opening a new branch in north Austin, TX

Amplify Credit Union in Austin, TX held a Groundbreaking Ceremony to commemorate the construction of the new flagship branch on Burnet Road at Esperanza Crossing intersection. [MORE]

Amplify Credit Union is transitioning their debit and credit cards to EMV Chip cards

Amplify has begun issuing both credit and debit EMV chip cards to members in order to be EMV compliant and help curb in-store debit and credit card fraud. Learn more about the EMV transition here. [MORE]

An Austin Escape

Published December 18, 2015

Amplify Credit Union helped Vintage Villas near Lake Travis with a commercial loan consolidation

Before it was a boutique hotel, Vintage Villas in Austin, TX was a bed and breakfast. Read the story of how Proprietor and General Manager Thomas Porter transformed it into a gorgeous Austin getaway. [MORE]

Green Screen Fiends

Published December 18, 2015


Part video production house, part advertising agency, UPG in Austin, TX prides themselves on bringing a fresh, creative approach to their craft. Get to know them and read their story here. [MORE]

Fluid Dynamics

Published December 3, 2015 | Updated December 8, 2015

Amplify Credit Union helped business member EZ Flow Plumbing finance their trucks and special equipment

The master plumbers at EZ Flow Plumbing of Pflugerville, TX pride themselves on being a small company with the equipment and capabilities of a much larger. Learn more about EZ Flow Plumbing's success and hopes for expansion. [MORE]

A Brewing Atmosphere

Published November 25, 2015

Amplify Credit Union helped Medici open their new location in south Austin with a commercial loan consolidation

Medici owners Michael Vaclav and his wife Alison just opened their fourth location on South Lamar in Austin, TX and now have 30 employees. In this story, Vaclav discusses his recipe for success. [MORE]

Radical Formula

Published November 24, 2015

Amplify Credit Union helped start-up business member 4th Tap Brewing Cooperative through the complicated SBA loan process

4th Tap Brewing Cooperative in north Austin is the newest brewer in the local craft beer scene. Learn more about 4th Tap's cooperative model that focuses on "people, planet, and business." [MORE]

Raising Expectations

Published November 19, 2015

Amplify Credit Union helped the Bluebonnet School of Cedar Park get a good deal on a commercial loan refinance

Nancy Chick and her husband Charles founded the Bluebonnet School of Cedar Park with the mission of giving children a place to learn while going above and beyond the usual preparatory school offerings. Read their story here. [MORE]

Amplify Credit Union business member Austlen Baby Co. in Pflugerville, TX is revolutionizing the baby stroller design

When Leslie Stiba realized that baby strollers "never had enough space and flexibility," she was inspired to design the ultimate baby stroller. Read the full story of how Pflugerville-based company Austlen Baby Co. came to be. [MORE]

A Focus on Discipline and Respect

Published October 22, 2015

How Amplify Credit Union helps Aim and Focus Karate fulfill its mission teaching self-respect and discipline

Ben Johnson, Master and owner of Aim and Focus Karate, left the corporate world 15 years ago to fulfill his dream of teaching martial arts and self-defense. Read the story about how Master Johnson’s school has grown and positively impacted our community. [MORE]

Local Motion!

Published October 22, 2015

Amplify Credit Union business member Rocket Electrics sells and rents electric bikes in downtown Austin

Amplify Credit Union business member Rocket Electrics sells, rents, and services electric bicycles in the downtown Austin area. Read more about Austin's new favorite way to enjoy bicycling around Austin, complete with guided music and food tours. [MORE]

This Start-Up Breeds Success

Published October 15, 2015

How Amplify Credit Union helped Pacesetter K-9 open its doors

Navy veteran Brad Langham and his wife Michele had always wanted to train law enforcement dogs the arts of narcotics recognition, home security, and tracking. Learn more about how Amplify Credit Union helped them turn their dream into a reality. [MORE]

Back to Basics for Better Insurance

Published October 1, 2015 | Updated October 14, 2015

Learn how Amplify Credit Union helped business member TWFG continue growing

Frustrated with the way things usually work in the insurance industry, Marilyn Randazzo took matters into her own hands and opened her very own agency. Find out how Randazzo and TWFG are revolutionizing the insurance industry and putting the customer experience first. [MORE]

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