1957 – Mobay Employees Federal Credit Union organized for Mobay Chemical Corporation in Proctor, WV. Rodney Curtis, Jan Curtis, and Pete Krummrich volunteered for the operation out of their homes.
The first Board of Directors consisted of nine Mobay employees.
1968 – Mobay provided an office in the Service Building and offered equipment for the credit union’s first official office and employee.
1972 – Credit union hired second employee.
1973 – Baytown, TX branch office started by Mobay volunteers, Tavita Lopez and Bob Gorrell.
1976 – Baytown branch hired first employee. The office was established inside the plant.
1978 – Pittsburgh, PA branch office established by Mobay volunteers, Will Ludwig and Dick Morgan. First part time employee hired.
1979 – First full time manager hired to oversee the entire credit union operation.
1980 – Board of Directors deemed it necessary to move the main credit union office outside of the plant in Proctor for safety reasons. A building was purchased outside of the gate along Route 2 across from Mobay. Pittsburgh branch hired full time branch manager to oversee office operations as membership grew. The office opened five days a week, operating out of Building 6 on site.
1981 – Bushy Park, SC office opened with two part time employees.
1991 – Baytown branch moved into new building on plant site. Bushy Park branch relocated next to the guard office on site. Credit union offices began cash operations and began offering share draft/checking accounts.
1995 – Credit union followed sponsor and changed name to Bayer Employees Federal Credit Union.
1999 – Main office moved into a new building on leased property from Bayer in Proctor WV.
2006 – Branch office opened at Crowfield Plaza in Ladson, SC with four employees.
2007 – New branch office opened in Moundsville, WV offering full service, drive thru, and ATM. We celebrated our 50th Anniversary! In recognition of the past and preparation for the future, our name was changed to Bayer Heritage Federal Credit Union.
2009 – New branch office opened in New Martinsville, WV offering full service, drive thru, and ATM.
2011 – Construction of new branch office building in Goose Creek, SC.
2012 – Reynolds Memorial Hospital FCU in Moundsville, WV, merged with Bayer Heritage FCU. Members are served by our Moundsville office. South Berkeley FCU in Martinsburg, WV merged with Bayer Heritage FCU and became our newest branch location.
2013 – Zane Trace FCU in Zanesville, OH, merged with Bayer Heritage FCU and became our newest branch location.
2016 - Our Pittsburgh, PA branch office relocated from 100 Bayer Road, Building 6, to our renovated building at 102 Bayer Road. We are pleased to be able to offer a drive-thru and outside ATM.
2017 - Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Ceremony for our Pittsburgh branch office at 102 Bayer Road was held on March 31. The Groundbreaking Ceremony for our additional Baytown, TX branch at the corner of Massey Tompkins and Ferry Roads was held on April 21.
Bayer Heritage FCU currently serves nearly 40,000 members and has an asset size of over $460 million.
Bayer HFCU is not affiliated with Bayer Corporation