Membership

2020 PARTNERS ANNUAL MEETING & ELECTION

This year’s annual meeting will be held in California at Disney’s Grand California Resort & Spa. Come celebrate all our accomplishments from 2019 and learn about upcoming 2020 initiatives. Get a chance to meet our Board of Directors and other executives who bring to life your financial dreams.

EVENT DETAILS
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020 | 5:30 PM

NEW LOCATION
DISNEY’S GRAND CALIFORNIAN RESORT & SPA
1600 S. DISNEYLAND DRIVE
ANAHEIM, CA 92802

 

Learn about the 2020 Partners Board of Directors nominations.

Bob Cunningham
Bob has been a Director of Partners and its predecessor credit union for over 30 years and is a past Chairman of the Board. He was a Disney lawyer for 35 years

Bob also served as a Member of the Board of Trustees of St. Mark’s School in Altadena, California, and chaired the Steering Committee of the school’s first and highly successful Capital Campaign.

A graduated of Occidental College in Los Angeles with a BA in economics, Bob was President of its Alumni Association Board of Governors. He received his JD degree from UCLA.

 

Tom Tancredi
A Partners Federal Credit Union Member for more than 43 years, Tom has served on the Credit Union’s Board of Directors since 1981. He has also served on the Supervisory Committee and presently participates in the Compensation and Operations & Finance Committees.

Tom was a Disney Cast Member for more than 47 years and recently retired from The Walt Disney Company. He also volunteers on other non-profit boards, including Hearts for ALS (Lou Gehrig disease) and Damien High School Alumni Council. He has served as Chairman of the Parish Council at his church, and he has volunteered as a reader to elementary school children and to the blind.

He holds a Certificate in Management from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California at Riverside in addition to his B.A. in Sociology from California State University Fullerton.

 

Wendy Crudele
Vice President, Disney’s Global HR Operations, Wendy leads a team that strives to deliver personalized employee experiences to over 200,000 Disney employees worldwide. These employee life cycle services are delivered through regional centers, technology-enabled tools, and streamlined processes and practice.

Wendy’s Disney career has spanned over thirty years. Prior to her current role, Wendy held a wide range of executive Human Resource positions at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, including Vice President, Human Resources, Disneyland Paris Resort, Vice President, Parks and Resorts Disney University, Cast Communications, and Casting. A strong operational leader and collaborative team member, Wendy was integral in the opening of Hong Kong Disneyland, and Disney’s California Adventure.

As someone who believes in the value of community involvement, Wendy was a member of the American Hotel and Lodging HR Committee, as well The Orlando Museum of Art Board of Trustees and the Chair of the Florida Methodist Conference Health and Pension Committee. Currently she is a member of the Conference Board’s HR Operations Council.

Wendy attended James Madison University, Virginia, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree.

 

Join Partners Today

Membership

With a wide range of products and services, Partners has the tools you need to make your financial dreams come true! With Membership, you won’t be just joining any Credit Union, you will be joining a unique and special family! We are Cast Members Serving Cast Members and committed to providing the best service for all of our family.

Membership Eligibility
Who can be a Member?

  • Employees of:
    – The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) or one of it’s subsidiaries
    – Partners Federal Credit Union
    – Approved Employee Groups*
  • A retiree of TWDC or one of its subsidiaries
  • An immediate family member or roommate of a TWDC employee including:
    – Spouse
    – Parent, Stepparent
    – Grandparent
    – Child, stepchild, adopted child
    – Sibling, step sibling
    – Grandchild

How do you become a Partners Member?

Once a Member Always a Member!
Members may keep their Membership even if they no longer fit into the field of eligibility and maintain their account in good standing.

* Employee Groups indicate designated Operating Participants and other companies that are associated with TWDC

Imagine what we could do together… for everything you need in life.

Let’s sum up what Partners stands for in one word — You.

For more than 50 years, we have delivered The Partners Difference to you — our over 125,000 members — with the highest levels of service, value, access and convenience. Plus, a full array of financial products you’ll find at the biggest banks, including savings, checking, loans, wealth management and the latest in innovative account access. And always with an exclusive connection to The Walt Disney Company that ensures a level of quality unsurpassed in banking.

Partners is truly Cast Members serving Cast Members, creating a genuine bond and commitment to service that no other financial institution can match. Join and discover that at Partners, we honor membership for life — because members can confidently rely on us at every stage of it.

There are many ways to be eligible for Partners Membership.
You can join if you’re…

  • An employee of The Walt Disney Company or one of its subsidiaries;
  • A retiree of The Walt Disney Company or one of its subsidiaries;
  • An immediate family member or roommate of one of the above

Become A Member

The more you rely on Partners, the more we love rewarding you.

Just for being a Member, you’re part of our Relationship Rewards program. And it only gets better from there. Your entire household will receive extra savings and value based on the amount of business you have with us. So when you bring all your financial accounts to Partners, you’ll likely be rewarded handsomely!

  • Earn more on certificates
  • Reimbursed ATM surcharges
  • And more!
Combined Deposit, Loan, and Partners Retirement & Wealth Management Balance
Excluding Certificates
Standard Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Platinum Elite
Less than
$2,500
$2,500 –
$10,000
$10,001 –
$25,000
$25,001 –
$100,000
Greater than
$100,000
Greater than
$100,000 and 15 years or more of
CU Membership
Partners/ CO-OP/ CU24 ATM Transactions
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Out-of-Network ATM Transactions
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Reimbursed ATM Surcharges
(charges applied by other banks)
$5/month $10/month $15/month Unlimited Unlimited
Shared Branching Transactions
1/month 2/month 3/month 5/month Unlimited
Checks
1 order/year 1 order/year 2 orders/year Unlimited
Fee-Free Consumer Loan Skip-a-Pay
1/year
Primary Share Fee
Waived Waived Waived Waived Waived