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Member Spotlight: Addition Financial

The “Count Us In” Mindset
For 85 years, Addition Financial has believed in the power of transforming lives by bringing financial education and success to everyone. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Addition Financial’s “people helping people” philosophy is at the core of everything they do. Whether you’re filling up your first piggy bank or driving off in your dream car, Addition Financial’s goal is to be there for its members every step of the way.

Meet Our VP of Community Engagement & Partnerships 
With roots in Central Florida, Addition Financial has a strong focus on giving back to the local community. Katie Thomason serves as Vice President of Community Engagement & Partnerships, where she oversees the credit union’s relationships with education partners, non-profits and other organizations to achieve a greater collective impact. Katie earned her BA and MBA from Rollins College, joining the Addition Financial team in 2008.

Through her role, Katie manages corporate partnerships, business development strategies and the Addition Financial Foundation. The credit union is proud to be the Official Financial Institution of the UCF Knights and the Preferred Credit Union for both Valencia College and Seminole State College.

“Giving back to our community is an important pillar of who we are as a credit union,” said Katie. “We believe in the power of giving back because it’s the right thing to do. Through each program and initiative that we offer, our goal is to make a difference for our members and for Central Florida as a whole.”

From the Classroom to the Track
As the new Name Image and Likeness (NIL) laws take effect, Addition Financial is proud to support student-athletes through innovative brand partnerships. In January, the credit union launched a partnership with Rayniah Jones, one of UCF’s talented Track and Field athletes. Working with Rayniah, the credit union’s goal is to help college students overcome financial hurdles and provide financial education throughout the UCF community and beyond. This partnership marks Addition Financial’s second NIL deal since the endorsement laws passed in 2021. During the 2021 football season, the credit union worked with former UCF quarterback Dillon Gabriel.

Get Involved 
No matter where you are in your financial journey, you can count Addition Financial in. The credit union offers a full range of products and services designed to meet your needs, including savings and checking accounts, loans, credit cards, investment products and more. Visit www.additionfi.com to get started. As a credit union founded by teachers, Addition Financial is also pleased to offer financial education workshops throughout our community for all age groups. To learn more and schedule a presentation with one of their dedicated Financial Education Ambassadors, click here.

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