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Cobalt Credit Union Breaks Ground on New Branch

Thursday, July 30, 2020  
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Left to Right: Tony Fucinaro, MCL Construction Senior Vice President, Dr. Julia Cronin-Gilmore, Cobalt Board of Directors Chairperson, Gail DeBoer, Cobalt President and CEO, Gretna Mayor Jim Timmerman, and Matthew DeBoer, HDR Vice President Managing Principal.

Credit: Stephanie Tedesco of the Gretna Guide & News

Papillion, Nebraska­—Cobalt Credit Union broke ground on its soon-to-be newest branch location in Gretna, Nebraska, on July 29. Cobalt President and CEO Gail DeBoer was joined by Cobalt Board Chairperson Dr. Julia Cronin-Gilmore and Gretna Mayor Jim Timmerman at the official ground breaking ceremony. Tony Fucinaro, senior vice president of MCL Construction and Matthew DeBoer, vice president and managing principal at HDR participated in the event, as well.

The new 3,400 square foot branch located at 11661 South Highway 6 will include a drive-thru Interactive Teller Machine (ITM). This latest member-focused touchpoint provides face-to-face banking assistance from a knowledgeable Cobalt Credit Union representative using live video technology. 

 “We are very excited to better serve the Gretna community with this new branch.  We have many members in Gretna already and it is wonderful to provide that convenience for them and future members,” said, DeBoer, Colbalt’s chief executive. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Cobalt’s members have been able to do their everyday banking through the safety and convenience of contactless drive-thru and video banking services.

Construction on the Gretna branch is scheduled to be complete in spring of 2021.


About Cobalt Credit Union: Cobalt Credit Union is locally owned by its members and recognized for its community involvement. Motivated by member service rather than profit, Cobalt’s focus is on providing safety, soundness and convenience to its members. Cobalt Credit Union is a financial partner for life, helping members with better banking, financial planning, home buying investing, education and retirement planning, commercial banking services and more. Cobalt serves more than 110,000 members in fourteen counties in Iowa and Nebraska.   Stay True.  Bank Blue.

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