We're in the Final Stage of Our Merger Journey

We’re excited to announce that we’re entering the final stage of our merger journey, bringing you an enhanced member experienced with Blue.

What to Expect: 

Welcome Kits: Look out for your Welcome Kit in August! It’s packed with valuable information about the merger and your new membership benefits. Consider it our warm “Welcome to the Blue family!“

Conversion Kit: Shortly after, in September, you’ll receive a Conversion Kit detailing the system conversion. We’re committed to keeping you well-informed every step of the way.
Product, Service, and Fee

Updates: We’re fine-tuning our offerings to better meet your needs. Expect updates on changes in the coming weeks. We’re committed to bringing you the best.

 

What’s Next?

We’re eager to broaden our horizons and deliver innovative financial solutions. New and enhanced products and services are on the way. Together, we’re building a brighter financial future.

Our team is dedicated to making this transition smooth and seamless. We appreciate your patience and support during this exciting time. Our commitment to our community is unwavering, and we look forward to growing and thriving together.

Our New Footprint

Now merged as Blue Federal Credit Union, we handle combined assets of more than $2.1 billion and have over 140,000 members worldwide.

By bringing the Aventa and Blue together, all members have access to expanded products and services, the latest digital banking technology, and best-in-class member service at 27 branch locations, our Contact Center, and our ATM/VTM network.

Our Timeline

October 2023
Initial Public Announcement
December 2023
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Approval
January 9, 2024
Member Vote Packets Were Mailed
February 6-9, 2024
Meet-and-Greets at Aventa Branches
February 26, 2024, at 10 AM
Ballot Submission Deadline
February 26, 2024, at 3 PM
Special Member Meeting
March 1, 2024
Official Merger Date
May 3, 2024
Email Migration

The 'no-reply@aventa.com' email domain will be changed to 'do-not-reply@comms.bluefcu.com'.

June 2024
Sign Replacement

Aventa branch signage was replaced with Blue Federal Credit Union signage.

Quarter 4 of 2024
Aventa’s Full Conversion to Blue

Aventa will maintain its current name and all products/processes until integration occurs later in 2024.  You will receive a notification prior to system integrations with all changes, instructions, etc.

Products and Services

As Blue and Aventa merge, we are exploring enhanced products, services, and member benefits to help shape a future full of innovation and member satisfaction.

What’s Coming?

  • Enhanced Member Experience: Experience a journey that’s more seamless and personalized than ever before.
  • Expanded Access: Discover a broader range of products, services, and resources.
  • Enhanced Technologies: Benefit from the combined technological advancements of both Blue and Aventa.
  • Innovative Product Offerings: Explore products designed to cater to your evolving needs.
  • Product Differentiation: Expect new industry standards set by our unique offerings to help you achieve your dreams.

 

To explore the wide array of exciting products and services currently available at Blue, you can visit bluefcu.com.

Keep revisiting this page frequently for amazing and exciting updates ahead!

To stay up to date on product changes, we also recommend following Blue on your preferred social platform:

Frequently Asked Questions

The merger was approved by Aventa members on February 26, 2024, and officially took effect on March 1.

Our leadership decided to merge our credit unions for several reasons, including enhancing our services, expanding our geographic reach, providing better benefits to our members, and gaining a competitive advantage, among others. Collectively, these factors aim to strengthen our position and offerings in the market.

We decided to merge after careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks. The ultimate goal is to serve the best interests of our credit unions’ members, staff, and communities.

Both Aventa and Blue prioritize service to members and to the communities in which they serve. Both credit unions are committed partners in our members’ success; we meet them where they are, and work with them on their journey to reach their financial and personal goals.

The increased resources and efficiency due to the merger can lead to better member service and perks. Our benefits are being reviewed and the best benefits for our members will be selected. Once these benefits are selected training will be provided.

What is the impact of a merger on our membership?

Merging can provide members with improved benefits such as lower interest rates on loans, higher interest rates on deposit accounts, and lower fees. Additionally, the increased resources and efficiency due to the merger can lead to better member service and perks. Members will have access to more branches across Southern Wyoming and Colorado.

Will there be any changes in products or services?

All the products and services offered by Aventa Credit Union and Blue Federal Credit Union will be reviewed. We are a champion for our members; the products and services that will best enhance our members’ financial lives will be selected.

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Questions or comments?

About Blue

Blue Federal Credit Union, a renowned financial institution, holds a strong presence worldwide, managing over $1.8 billion in assets and serving over 120,000 members. Blue FCU’s mission, "to discover pathways to your possibilities," reflects its commitment to creating opportunities and delivering quality products to its members across diverse regions. It emphasizes diversity, inclusion, and community service, contributing to local organizations in the various regions it serves. Blue FCU’s dedication extends beyond banking services, aiming to make a substantial positive impact across Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming.

On the web: Blue Federal Credit Union

"Blue Federal Credit Union warmly welcomes Aventa's members and employees as we join forces. Our shared commitment to the well-being of our members, employees, and communities, combined with our expanded presence and robust financial standing, makes this union a seamless alignment for both institutions"
Stephanie Teubner
Blue CEO