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About Great Basin

There are a couple of things you should really get to know about us here at Great Basin. One, we’re genuinely pretty nice folks. Two, we love our jobs. Three, we really like to help our members throughout their lives. However and whenever we can help, we will. We could go on and on about how it feels to be a part of the Great Basin family, but the best way to find out is to get started. Fill out an online application, call, chat, or come into a branch. We look forward to meeting you. Soon!

Mission, Vision, Values, & Service Promises

our mission and our vision

Our Core Values:

  • Culture: We nurture creativity, personal growth, and belonging.
  • Empowerment: We empower people to take control of their lives.
  • Relationships: We value our relationships and cultivate them in order to achieve common goals and mutual loyalty.
  • Education: We are committed to enriching the lives of others through education. Find resources here.
  • Community: We actively support our community through leadership, participation, and financial commitment. Check out more!
  • Knowledge: We know our members and community so well, we anticipate their needs and deliver incredible value when, where, and how they want it.

We promise to:

  • Act with integrity and professionalism.
  • Be knowledgeable, accurate, and efficient.
  • Take ownership. Find a solution. Follow through.
  • Do more than expected. Impress someone
  • Show appreciation.
  • Step in someone else’s shoes. Be aware of their feelings and understand their perspective.

Board of Directors

Our volunteer Board of Directors is comprised of members of the credit union. The Board is responsible for the oversight and direction of Great Basin’s business to ensure that the long-term interests of its member-owners are being served. The Board’s primary responsibilities are the setting of the mission, vision, and values; approving and setting risk management standards to assure financial safety and soundness; and reviewing and approving strategic plans, budget and business plans. For information on this year’s Board elections, please click below. You can also contact us anytime to learn more.

2022 Board Elections


Great Basin Federal Credit Union has been a member of the community since our charter on January 11, 1951. What began as a 50 member credit union for Reno-Bell Phone Company employees has grown to a community chartered credit union serving over 20,000 people. Our philosophy of building personable relationships with our members still remains a core value to the board members and staff.

For a little glimpse into our history, take a look at this short interview with the charming Jack Dunn – one of the founding members and first President of the credit union:

Employees Give Back

Every quarter, our employees voluntarily donate a portion of their paychecks to support organizations just like yours that are helping address the underserved and unmet needs in our community through our Employees Give Back Program. This 100% optional program is rooted purely in the hearts of our team members, who are passionate about living out our core values both in and out of the branch.

Here are just a few of the local organizations we’ve supported:

  • Volunteers of America
  • Food Bank of Northern Nevada
  • Give Hope Foundation
  • Veterans Guest House
  • Nevada Humane Society
  • Eddy House
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Youth Empowerment Services Initiative
  • Northern Nevada Hopes
  • The Journey Within
  • Safe Embrace

Click here for more about our Employee’s Give Back Program.

Annual Report

As an owner of Great Basin Federal Credit Union, you have access to the financial statements of your credit union. Listed below are the annual financial statements for the past several years.




Annual Meeting Videos

Highlight videos have become a fun way to recap each year during our Annual Member Meetings. Please enjoy a look back!

2020 Video 2021 Video


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