Who We Are / History

Diamond Credit Union is a Pennsylvania state-chartered and federally-insured credit union serving Berks County and the Tri-County Region by offering low cost financial services with world class service since 1947. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, it is owned and operated by its members. With over $573 million in assets and over 59,000 members, Diamond is one of the area’s largest member-owned credit unions.

Member Eligibility: Anyone who lives, works, worships, regularly conducts business, or attends school in Berks County and the Pottstown Area, including regions of Montgomery and Chester counties.

Five Full-Service Branch Locations:

Pottstown Branch  1600 Medical Drive, Pottstown, PA 19464

Wyomissing Branch  (Corner of Broadcasting & Paper Mill Roads), 1500 Ethan Drive, Wyomissing, PA 19610

Exeter Branch  (Route 422 at Pineland Road), 6591 Perkiomen Avenue, Birdsboro, PA 19508

Boyertown Branch  (Rt. 100 at County Line Road), 173 Holly Road, Gilbertsville, PA 19525

The Reading Hospital Branch  (Located on G1), 6th Avenue & Spruce Streets, West Reading, PA 19611

Call Center – Speak with a Diamond Financial Representative 1-800-593-1000.

 

Over 60 Years of Growth

2016 – Taking Diamond to the Next Level. Assets reached $500 million in February and membership continues to surpass 54,000 members.
2015 – Diamond is named Business/Enterprise of the Year by the Tri-County Chamber of Commerce.
2014 – Diamond achieves over $450 million in assets and reaches over 50,000 members.
2014 – Diamond ranks as the 13th Healthiest Credit Union in the U.S. and the #1 credit union in Pennsylvania for financial health. Click image to read the full press release.

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2014 – To support the strong member base and potential growth in the Boyertown area, Diamond opens their fourth freestanding branch in Gilbertsville, PA.
2013 – Diamond’s steady growth continues, reaching over $400 million in assets and more than 45,000 members.
2012 – Diamond opens their third freestanding branch in Exeter Township, Berks County.
2011 – Construction begins on Diamond’s third freestanding branch in Exeter Township, Berks County.
2010 – As a result of their efforts in 2010, Diamond contributed over $58,000 to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life for a total five-year commitment of over a quarter million dollars.
2009 – Diamond Credit Union Board Chairman, Herbert N. Yost retired after 26 years of service and also received the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association’s 2009 Joseph A. Moore Volunteer of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award.
2008 – Diamond continued to grow and exceeded $300 million in Assets with over 37,000 members.
2007 – Diamond celebrates 60 years of service within the community.
2006 – Diamond Credit Union was granted a change in charter from serving only Select Employer Groups to serving anyone who lives, works, worships, regularly conducts business, or attends school in Berks County and the Tri-County Region.
2004 – In Spring Township, Berks County, Diamond constructed its second freestanding branch to serve the financial needs of members who reside and work in the Reading area.
1998 – Diamond began a massive expansion and renovation project that saw its main office at 1600 Medical Drive, Pottstown, grow to 23,400 sq. ft.
1997 – Diamond Federal Credit Union shortened its name to present-day Diamond Credit Union to reflect a conversion to a state charter.
1996 – In March of 1996, Diamond began its affiliation with the largest employer in the region, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
1990 – Dana Pottstown Federal Credit Union changed its name to Diamond Federal Credit Union to reflect the ability to serve multiple businesses.
1986 – Dana Pottstown Federal Credit Union moved its headquarters from the Dana facility to 1600 Medical Drive, Pottstown.
1983 – The national charter for federal credit unions was changed to allow credit unions to serve the financial needs of multiple businesses. For the first time in its history, Dana Pottstown FCU began to serve the financial need of employees other than its original sponsor group, Dana Corporation.
1962 – Dana FCU reached $1 million in assets, making it the first million-dollar credit union in the Schuylkill Valley.
1950 – Spicer Pottstown Federal Credit Union hired its first full-time employee. Spicer Manufacturing Company would later become Dana Corporation, which prompted the credit union to, in turn, change its name to Dana Federal Credit Union.
July 19, 1947 – Diamond Credit Union was founded as Spicer Pottstown Federal Credit Union to serve the employees of Spicer Manufacturing Company. There were 8 original charter members.