Gulf Winds Rated 5-Stars for 90 Consecutive Quarters

BauerFinancial, the Nation’s Premier Bank and Credit Union Rating Firm congratulates Gulf Winds for ringing in 2017 with its highest 5-Star Superior rating. Gulf Winds is no newcomer to Bauer’s 5-Star Rating. In fact, Gulf Winds has earned this top honor for 90 consecutive quarters garnering it even higher accolades. Gulf Winds is a “Sustained Superiority Credit Union” for securing a 5-Star rating longer than 90% of the industry.

Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, commends Gulf Winds for maintaining a strong capital position while fulfilling its commitment to solving the financial needs of its members. “Gulf Winds isn’t pushing products or services on you that you don’t need or want”, says Dorway.  “It is there to provide a service and fill a need, which it has been able to do seamlessly while maintaining its pristine health.”

Financial strength has been the priority for Gulf Winds since its inception in 1954. Through conveniently located branch offices in Atmore, Brewton, Cantonment, Gulf Breeze, Milton, Pensacola and Tallahassee, Gulf Winds has been a source of pride for its members for over 60 years. Gulf Winds is a member of the NCUA and an Equal Housing Lender.



BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting