Cabrillo Credit Union has enjoyed a long and prosperous history dating back to 1955. That history has demonstrated growth, consistency and a dedication to the Credit Union members whom we serve.

Timeline

  • 1955 Cabrillo Credit Union is chartered as Border Federal Credit Union, November 15, 1955. Founding member Joseph H. Lawrence serves as Credit Union's first President.
  • 1956 The Credit Union expands its charter to include the Justice Treasury, GSA and FHA departments.
  • 1963 Credit Union records converted from hand written entries to a bookkeeping machine.
  • 1966 Cabrillo Credit Union expands its charter to include the Commerce and State Departments, US District Court, FAA, FCC, and Small Business Administration.
  • 1976 The Credit Union changes its name from Border Federal Credit Union to Cabrillo Federal Credit Union.
  • 1976 Credit Union opens second branch; located in the Federal Building.
  • 1996 Cabrillo Credit Union launches its first interactive website.
  • 1998 Cabrillo Credit Union wins the prestigious "Credit Union of the Year" award.
  • 1999 Cabrillo Credit Union changes to a state charter.
  • 2003 Sharp Credit Union joins Cabrillo Credit Union.
  • 2004 Carlsbad City Credit Union joins Cabrillo Credit Union.
  • 2005 Cabrillo Credit Union celebrates its 50th anniversary.
  • 2006 Cabrillo Credit Union wins Award of Merit from the San Diego Better Business Bureau for its ethical business practices.
  • 2007 Cabrillo Credit Union wins Award of Merit for the second year in a row from the San Diego Better Business Bureau for its ethical business practices.
  • 2009 Cabrillo Credit Union relocated the South Bay Branch from Palm Avenue to Terra Nova Shopping Center.
  • 2011 Cabrillo Credit Union introduced mobile banking on iPhone®, iTouch®, Android and iPad®.
  • 2012 Credit Union adds FORBPO to field of membership, effectively opening membership to Border Patrol employees nationwide.
  • 2013 Cabrillo adds Mobile Deposit and Web Chat to its menu of online and mobile services.
  • 2013 Cabrillo Credit Union surpasses $200 million in assets and 24,000 members.
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