Gulf Winds Rated 5-Stars since Dec. 1994

December 2019 - Coral Gables, Florida

BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank and Credit Union Rating Firm, proudly affirms that Gulf Winds Credit Union has once again earned 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 102 consecutive quarters, means Gulf Winds Credit Union has done so continuously since December 1994. This achievement has secured an even higher status for Gulf Winds Credit Union as a “Best of Bauer Credit Union”. The “Best of Bauer” designation is reserved specifically for institutions that have earned Bauer’s highest rating continuously for 25 years or longer.

“Embracing their ‘People Helping People’ core value,” notes Karen Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, “the nation’s credit unions are well-positioned to help local communities thrive. In fact,” she continued, “credit unions are local small businesses themselves, and their employees are members. Through shared experiences, they know exactly what other members need, and they have the means to help provide it. This has proven a winning combination for Gulf Winds Credit Union.”


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 can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at