Michigan First CU has kept all of its 30 offices open during the pandemic and was rewarded with record business results, according to CEO Michael Poulos in a recent CUToday article. The $1.3-billion CU actually enjoyed the highest number of new accounts during a recent four month-period.

The CU committed to rigid CDC safety standards and has also relied on appointments. According to Poulos, “we did ask members for their help. We asked them if they had to speak with one of our team that they try to schedule the appointment, which helped with addressing traffic in the branches and just doing business.”

Key Takeaway: Branch appointments provide a convenient and welcomed alternative for members who do not want to wait in your lobbies.