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Serving Ohio for 90 years

Since 1934

Telhio Credit Union has been a strong and stable financial institution in central Ohio since 1934. We are a not-for-profit, full-service financial institution cooperative, meaning our members are owners and can expect to receive high-quality financial services to meet all of their needs.

Telhio began as a credit union for Columbus Telephone Company employees. The expanded vision of our board of directors and management staff took our credit union beyond just that select group. We now serve all who live, work, worship and attend school in Central and Southwest Ohio, as well as Select Employer Groups (SEGs) across a variety of industries.

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Our Commitment

For decades, Telhio has been a strong financial institution that has served its members and community by providing extraordinary service and innovative financial solutions. Throughout our mission, we are guided by our three core values - caring, commitment, and integrity - which remain at the center of everything we do. Our Statement of Commitment contains six sections that address the philosophical views of Telhio management:

  1. Service to Members
  2. Member Education
  3. Government Involvement
  4. Public Service and Corporate Citizenship
  5. Diversity
  6. Commitment to the Credit Union Movement

A message from our CEO, Derrick Bailey

For 90 years, Telhio Credit Union has had a singular focus - to serve our members, who are truly our owners. Whether we are helping a family purchase their first home, assisting an entrepreneur with financing to expand and grow their business, delivering financial education seminars or setting up a savings account for a member's grandchild…we know that our members trust us to provide the financial services and products they rely on. And we do not take that trust lightly.

There is a reason we are one of the fastest-growing credit unions in the state - because we prioritize what really matters - our members: the individuals, families and small businesses that we serve. Community is at our core and why we work closely with local partners and businesses. Telhio is proud to be designated as a Community Development Financial Institution with a focus on supporting underserved communities. Our team is an incredibly talented and dedicated group of professionals who put our core values of integrity, caring and commitment in action every single day. We are committed to our team and our team is committed to serving you - our members and our community.

With an eye toward strategic innovation and our feet set firmly on the foundation of member service, we will continue to develop and implement new and improved initiatives that help individuals, families and businesses thrive. We are here for you - now and for generations to come - just like we have been for nine decades.

A Community Development Financial Institution

Telhio is proud to be a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) share a common goal of expanding economic opportunity in low-income communities by providing access to financial products and services for local residents and businesses.

Community Partners

Telhio is proud to partner with organizations doing important work throughout our communities in Central and Southwest Ohio. Whether it's by giving our time, talent, or treasure, Telhio is dedicated to supporting the local and national organizations that help children and families in the communities we serve.

Annual Report and Audited Financials

Telhio encourages our members to stay informed with our latest news, as well as understand their financial standing of the credit union. Members can download our most recent annual reports and audited financial statements below.

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