About Us

Your Credit Union

Our Goals

Guardians Credit Union is a full service financial institution headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida with convenient full service locations throughout Palm Beach County. We have been exceeding our members' expectations since 1953.

Guardians Credit Union was organized in 1953 to serve our members' financial needs. As a credit union, we operate as a not-for-profit financial cooperative that encourages thrift by providing loans at fair and reasonable rates, paying competitive dividends on savings products and implementing fewer service fees for overall account maintenance. Instead of being run by stockholders, we are owned and operated by our members. Each member owns an equal share regardless of his or her account balance. The Board of Directors and other volunteer committees are chosen and staffed by our members. Our goal is simple—not just to meet, but to exceed our members' expectations in servicing all their financial needs.

Our Brand Promise

Heroes walk among us every day.
They protect our streets, guide our children, or even simply give us a ride home.

They are the people who enhance our daily lives sometimes unintentionally with a random act of kindness.

At our credit union, we celebrate "everyday heroes."

We were originally founded by the very people who keep our community running safely — city and county workers.

Even now that we've expanded our membership to more regions, our core values reflect the same desire to keep your life running smoothly.

-Guardians Credit Union. We are on duty for you.

Meet Our Board

Mr. Thomas Shea Chairman

A member since 1973 and Board Director since 1989

Mr. Herbert Kahlert Vice Chairman

A member since 1972 and Board Director since 1978

Mr. James Snelgrove Director

A member since 1964 and Board Director since 1994

Mr. John D. Deese Secretary/Treasurer

A member since 1978, CEO since 1978 and Board Director since 1979

Mr. James Davis Director

A member since 1981 and Board Director since 2013

Mr. Steve Catalano Director

A member since 1996 and Board Director since 2007

Ms. Willa Fearrington Director

A member since 1985 and Board Director since 2007

Mr. Raymond Liggins Director

A member since 1999 and Board Director since 2014

Mr. Brendan Lynch Director

A member since 2014 and Board Director since 2014