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American 1 Credit Union Welcomes Kelly Grygiel as Vice President of Marketing and Community Partnership


American 1 Credit Union welcomes Kelly Grygiel as the new Vice President of Marketing and Community Partnership.

Grygiel, of Jackson, brings with her a strong background in marketing and communications as well as analytical and strategic planning experience. As a graduate of Central Michigan University, Grygiel holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management and Communications.

In her new role, Grygiel will work closely with the Marketing and Community Partnership Departments. She will drive the credit union’s growth through strategic oversight of all promotion and product development and will also oversee operations in all marketing-focused areas, including communications, digital and traditional marketing, community partnerships, and events.

“It’s an honor to accept the position of Vice President of Marketing and Community Partnership at American 1,” Grygiel said. “I fully support American 1’s mission of creating financial wellness in our communities through personal everyday banking. I am someone who thrives in a creative, positive work environment, and American 1’s reputation precedes itself when it comes to taking care of our members, employees, and community.”   

Martha Fuerstenau, President/CEO of American 1, excitedly welcomes Grygiel to the team.

“We are always looking for the best ways to serve our membership, and Kelly’s unique background makes her an excellent fit on our team,” Fuerstenau said. “Process improvement, creative thinking, and collaboration are all things that energize our organization, and Kelly brings these skills, among others, to the table.”

Established in 1950, American 1 Credit Union today serves over 61,000 members with branches in Jackson, Washtenaw, Hillsdale, Lenawee, and Wayne counties. American 1 is proud to serve the members of their communities by creating financial wellness through personal everyday banking.

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