Gulf Winds Rated 5-Stars for 98 Consecutive Quarters

BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank and Credit Union Rating Firm announces that Gulf Winds, has once again been awarded its highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability. Earning a 5-Star rating indicates this credit union excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more. Earning and maintaining this top rating for 98 consecutive quarters, makes its status indisputable as one of the Top 10% of credit unions in the nation in terms of financial strength. This “Sustained Superiority” designation is reserved specifically for institutions that have earned Bauer’s highest rating consistently for longer than 90% of the industry.

“Gulf Wind's ability to excel and consistently deliver a stellar financial performance, is a true testament to its values and dedication,” remarks Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Through this unwavering commitment and personal relationships, Gulf Winds has distinguished itself as one of the strongest credit unions in the nation.”

Established in 1954, Gulf Winds has been building relationships and providing personalized solutions for its members for 64 years. Today it operates through conveniently located offices in the Pensacola and Tallahassee regions of Florida as well as in Alabama.



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