Silver State Schools Credit Union

Silver State Schools Credit Union

About Us

By members' choice, member shares and deposits are insured by American Share Insurance up to $250,000 per account. This institution is not federally insured.

Silver State Schools Credit Union, founded in 1951, is a premier financial cooperative owned and operated by its members. With locations throughout the Las Vegas valley, we continue to provide a quality banking alternative for people like you, your fellow employees and families. Our commitment to our members is reflected in our Mission and Vision Statements:

"Excellent Member Service and Financial Solutions - for Life!"​

"Silver State Schools Credit Union strives to be the market leader and innovator in service quality to our members. We will provide the highest level of caring, personalized service and quality products, while staying abreast of our members'​ needs and expectations."​

On December 2, 1950, seven members submitted an organization certificate to form "Clark County Teachers Federal Credit Union"​. On January 2, 1951 approval was received and the Credit Union was in business.

Each of the seven members invested $5.00, bringing the total assets to $35.00

The initial Board of Directors consisted of Jay Jeffers, President; Doris French, Vice President; Harold McKay, Treasurer; Gordon Flack, Clerk; and Milder Heyer, Director. The books and records of the credit union were said to be kept at Box 551, Las Vegas High School, 315 South 7th Street, Las Vegas, NV.

The person who was generally considered the founder of this organization was Harold McKay.