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Nelson Selected as Forty Under Forty Recipient


1st Financial Federal Credit Union (Wentzville) President/CEO, Frank Nelson, has been selected as one of the St. Louis area business professionals to be named as “Forty Under Forty” by St. Louis Business Journal.

Nelson, who holds Bachelor degrees in Business and History from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as an MBA from the University of Missouri at St. Louis, took on the role of President of 1st Financial Federal Credit Union in September 2009 and helped improve revenue and earnings over the past two years. He was chosen out of a list of over 450 nominees for his dedication to the credit union while making a difference in his community.

“I am honored to be recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal. This recognition would not be possible without the incredible talent at 1st Financial helping me to implement our mission of becoming the best overall value in banking in St. Louis.” stated Nelson.

Recently, Nelson was appointed to the Examination and Supervision Subcommittee for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) to assist the credit union industry with the ever changing regulations impacting credit union leaders and members. In addition to his broad financial acumen and leadership strengths, Frank also makes time for volunteering. He currently serves on his parish council as well as a Board member for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) of Greater St. Louis.