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About Us: Mission Statement

To enhance the social and economic well being of all members from all socio-economic backgrounds.

Methods to accomplish this end shall be based upon generally accepted principles of cooperation, self-support, mutual aid, and self-administration.

Recognizing that change is the law of life, we shall be guided by the most advanced concepts for providing a framework within which we can serve all members with efficiency, integrity, flexibility and humanity, while maintaining financial soundness.

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Making history since 1948...

December 1st- Dallas Credit Union was granted its charter under the original name Dallas Region Centennial Federal Credit Union.
Alice Shankles, the first full-time employee was hired as manager.
January- name changed to Dallas Federal Credit Union.
Carol Bledsoe became CEO.
.August- regulators granted approval to serve anyone who lives, works, attends church or school in the downtown Dallas community.
Dee Pennington was promoted to CEO
July- new branch at the Urban Market grocery store in downtown Dallas.
January- DCU relocates second full service branch with drive-thru to 4245 N. Central Espressway in Dallas.


Because of our 2002 expansion, we now use the name Dallas Credit Union. By adding service to anyone who lives, works, attends church or school in the downtown Dallas community to our field of membership, we can better serve you with increased low cost, cutting edge financial services. We are looking forward to the opportunity to reach out to those in the community who do not presently enjoy the benefits of credit union membership.


In addition to serving our main sponsors and the downtown Dallas community, we also have a number of small employee groups. If you are part of any of these groups or are a family member, you can open a DCU account.



Your credit union is a full service financial institution offering a variety of savings and lending products. We use our website, home banking, e-mail, fax and our 24-hour Data Line (Audio Response phone service) to deliver these products and services with ease and convenience. We continue to serve members from all across the nation without having to come into the credit union office. DCU is also a member of the Shared Branching Network, which allows its members to bank at participating credit unions around the nation.


Our current asset size is:

$50 million with 55 services & products.


Like what you see? Come in to see any of our friendly staff members. You can also Download our Member Application Form and bring it in to any of our convenient branch locations.

Our board, management and staff are truly dedicated to providing excellent service.

DCU has 58 years of experience meeting our members' needs.
You can feel confident that our dedicated professional team
members are constantly looking at new opportunities to
enhance your experience.

Management Team

Dee Pennington began her career at Dallas Credit Union in 1980 as a Teller. During her tenure, she worked as a Teller, Senior Teller, Loan Clerk, Loan Officer, Collection Officer, Vice President of Operations, Vice President, and now President/CEO. Dee leads a staff of employees dedicated to serving you.
Shelia Ray is DCU's Chief Financial Officer. She started at DCU in 1982 as a Clerk Typist. She worked as Admin Aid, Senior Accountant and became CFO in 2004.
Kim Maxwell started her employment with DCU in 1993 as a temporary employee and became a full-time Teller in 1994. In April of 1994 she became a Loan Officer. Since then she has been Lending Supervisor, Branch Manager and Operations Manager and is now our COO.

Our Dedicated Credit Union Staff

  • Brandon Chinchilla Loan Manager
  • Rachel Pigman Marketing Manager
  • Fred Tyson Loan Officer
  • Michelle Paz Asst. Branch Manager
  • Faith Hernandez Loan Processor
  • Brandy Clark MSR
  • Sofia Preciado Loan Processor/MSR
  • Taylor Tatum MSR
  • Brenda Castaneda MSR
  • Tina Celestine MSR
  • Beatrice Whitfield Collections Manager
  • Glenise Marks Executive Assistant
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