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Remembering Our Friend and Board Member, Jim Taylor

October 31, 2021

It is with great sadness that Gulf Winds shares the news that our friend and board member, James “Jim” A. Taylor, Jr., passed away on October 31, 2021.

Gulf Winds Donates $15,000 Worth of Supplies for Hurricane Ida Relief

September 7, 2021

Gulf Winds Credit Union stands with our neighbors in the west during the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Guided by the credit union philosophy of People Helping People, Gulf Winds has provided $15,000…

Chris Brooks Appointed Board Emeritus After 49 Years of Service

August 27, 2021

Chris Brooks was appointed to the role of Board Emeritus on July 19, 2021. Brooks transitions to Board Emeritus after 49 years on Gulf Winds’ Board of Directors.

Chris Rutledge Named CEO of the Year by National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions

August 24, 2021

Chris Rutledge, CEO/President of Gulf Winds Credit Union was chosen as CEO of the Year by the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU). Rutledge and other winners in NAFCU’s…

Scholarship Recipients 2021

June 7, 2021

The Gulf Winds Cares Foundation provided $20,000 in scholarships to four graduating high school seniors: Winfred Brittain, Noah Calvery, Jacob Greeson and Emma Ostrom. Each was awarded $5,000 to…



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