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Credit union
Industry Financial services
Founded 1935
Headquarters Tukwila, Washington, United States
Key people
Benson Porter (CEO)
Michael Sweeney, Chairman of Board of Directors
Products Savings; checking; consumer loans; mortgages; credit cards; online banking
Number of employees
1,248 as of 2014[1]

BECU is a credit union originally established to serve employees of The Boeing Company. BECU was founded as Fellowship Credit Union in 1935 by 18 Boeing employees, and was named Boeing Employees' Credit Union for much of its history. Based in Tukwila, Washington, BECU has over $12 billion in assets and over 1,000,000 members[2], making it the largest credit union in Washington and fourth largest in the United States.[3][4] Benson Porter is the current President and CEO.[5]

BECU has over 45 Neighborhood Financial Centers throughout the Puget Sound area and two locations in Spokane, WA[6]. Anyone who lives, works, owns a business, attends school or worships in Washington is eligible to join BECU, as are past and current employees of The Boeing Company, its subsidiaries or affiliates, BECU itself, and the Museum of Flight. Additionally, all related by descent, adoption, marriage or domestic partnership to a person meeting one of the above criteria are eligible.[7]


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