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American 1 Credit Union’s Tonia White joins Jackson YMCA Board of Directors

Jackson, MI – American 1 Credit Union is pleased to announce that Chief Employee Experience Officer Tonia White has recently joined the Jackson YMCA Board of Directors.

White, a dedicated American 1 employee, helps lead initiatives to move American 1 forward linked to the credit union’s core values. Prior to White’s employment, American 1 newly implemented a strategy to hire the “right person, right seat,” ensuring employees can succeed in their roles while also retaining the company’s strong focus on community. Since her first day on the job, White has been instrumental in helping maintain this very important strategy.

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Jackson Area Backpack Giveaway on Tap for July 28

As part of their continuing efforts to support students, families, local schools, and communities, Community Choice Credit Union will once again host backpack giveaways at eight of their 23 member centers in July and August.

The Jackson Member Center giveaway is scheduled for 5 to 7:30 p.m. on July 28. The Jackson Member Center is located at 1425 Parnall Road. There will be 500 backpacks filled with school supplies and other learning essentials available to families, while supplies last. There is a limit of one backpack per child; children must be present to receive their backpack.

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DBI Elevates Design Team

DBI announced two promotions within its team. Senior Interior Designer, Sydney Watkins, was named Director of Strategic Relationships and Kylie Barbier is the new Interior Design Manager.

In her new role, Watkins brings 6 years of corporate interior design experience, product knowledge, and a network of industry partners to find solutions to bring clients’ furniture vision to life. Her designs speak to functionality and workplace wellbeing.

Barbier’s new position will allow her to develop and implement successful design strategies, outlining how the design team will create deliverables and implement them for the project. She does this all while maintaining morale among the DBI Design Team.

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Efforts to Bring New Technology Park to Jackson Making Progress

The EG is happy to announce that efforts are being made to bring the new Jackson Technology Park North to Jackson. The EG has been working with our local partners for nearly two years to develop the new industrial park.  Special thanks to the Jackson County Department of Transportation and  Blackman Township Local Development Finance Authority for their efforts in making this a reality.

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Consumers Energy Announces Plan to End Coal Use by 2025; Lead Michigan’s Clean Energy Transformation

JACKSON, Mich., June 23, 2021 – Consumers Energy today announced a sweeping proposal to stop using coal as a fuel source for electricity by 2025 —15 years faster than currently planned. The plan would make the company one of the first in the nation to go coal-free and provide a 20-year blueprint to meet Michigan’s energy needs while protecting the environment for future generations. 

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American 1 Credit Union Awards Scholarships to Graduating Seniors

Jackson, MI - American 1 Credit Union recently awarded 10 need-based scholarships of $1,000 each to graduating high school seniors from southern Michigan.

The awards are part of American 1’s annual Community Involvement Scholarship Program. The scholarship application focused on why the student needed the scholarship and how receiving an education would support them in changing their life – while also positively impacting their community.

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Service to the customer above all else prevails as Ambs Call Center earns the 2021 ATSI Award of Excellence

Jackson, Michigan June 16, 2021: Ambs Call Center is humbled to accept the exclusive ATSI 2021 Diamond Plus Award of Excellence for best answering service. This annual award is presented by the Association of TeleServices International (ATSI) an industry trade association for telephone answering service providers. Now an 18-time winner overall and 11 consecutive year winner, Ambs Call Center was presented with the award at ATSI’s 2021 conference in Kansas City, MO.

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