First Choice Community Credit Union in Niles, Ohio, has agreed to merge into Credit Union of Ohio in Hilliard.
According to American Banker, the deal should provide the roughly 2,500 members of the $20 million-asset First Choice with access to Credit Union of Ohio’s mobile app, credit cards, financial coaching and home equity loans. First Choice has one branch and serves eight cities in Trumbull County.
The $159 million-asset Credit Union of Ohio has four branches in central Ohio and serves state employees and Cuyahoga, Franklin and Fairfield counties. After the merger, its membership will increase to almost 23,000 and its assets will tick up to about $175 million.