BRECO News


BRECO wins 1st place at the Louisiana Credit Union League Convention

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that BRECO FCU won 1st place for Best Website and 1st place for Best Annual Report in our asset size at the Louisiana Credit Union League Annual Convention!! Thanks to Omnicommander for helping us build an amazing website!!


Four BRECO employees earn professional CUNA designations

Four BRECO employees were recently privileged to earn professional designations from the Credit Union National Association. These designations symbolize commitment to continuing education and professional development in the service of credit unions and their members, and include hours of personal study, classroom learning and role play, and examinations. Charlotte Matthews and Theresa Haigler each earned their CCUFC (Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor) designations, Nicole Bailey earned her CUCE (Credit Union Compliance Expert) designation, and Joshua Poole earned his CUERME (Credit Union Enterprise Risk Management Expert) designation. Congratulations to each of you for your hard work and dedication!

From Left to Right: Theresa Haigler, Joshua Poole, Nicole Bailey, Charlotte Matthews

From Left to Right: Theresa Haigler, Joshua Poole, Nicole Bailey, Charlotte Matthews


TJ Pelichet retires from the Board of Directors after more than 20 years

Torris “T J” Pelichet retired from the BRECO Board of Directors after more than 20 years of dedicated service. At the Annual Meeting held Saturday, April 27, 2019, Mr. Pelichet was presented with a special plaque commemorating his unwavering dedication, vision, and inspiration to this credit union. He will be missed by all! We wish you the best of luck Mr. TJ!!

From Left to Right: Joey Albert, Joyce Buchanan, TJ Pelichet, Rehnea Sharp, Dean Sandlin, Jim Freyder, Leonard Harrel

From Left to Right: Joey Albert, Joyce Buchanan, TJ Pelichet, Rehnea Sharp, Dean Sandlin, Jim Freyder, Leonard Harrel


BRECO’s Annual Meeting held Saturday, April 27, 2019

BRECO held its Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Embassy Suites in Baton Rouge, LA. Approximately seventy-one members were treated to a full breakfast buffet, door prizes, and giveaways. Board Member TJ Pelichet retired from the Board of Directors after more than twenty years of service to BRECO! Leonard Harrel, who previously served as a member of the Supervisory Committee, was elected to fill the empty seat on the Board. We thank all members and BRECO employees who attended, and we give a special thanks to the Broadmoor High School Army JROTC for the presentation of the colors!

Broadmoor High School JROTC cadets present the colors at the BRECO FCU Annual Meeting

Broadmoor High School JROTC cadets present the colors at the BRECO FCU Annual Meeting

BRECO FCU members enjoy a breakfast buffet, giveaways, and door prizes at the Annual Meeting.

BRECO FCU members enjoy a breakfast buffet, giveaways, and door prizes at the Annual Meeting.