Knight manager of new United Federal Credit Union branch

Published 10:55 am Monday, August 24, 2009

SAINT JOSEPH – Debra Griggs, Vice President of Member Service at United Federal Credit Union announces the appointment of James E. Knight to the position of Branch Manager for the Niles-South branch which is currently under construction.

In his new role Knight will be responsible to establish operations for the new branch and to manage all day-to-day branch operations, staff development, business relationship management, and community involvement.

Knight holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Western Michigan University.

He worked with branch operations at Chase Bank since 2007, where he served as a loan officer and also as a branch manager in Benton Harbor.
He has also been a small business owner, and has worked as a product engineer for several Michigan companies.

In his spare time, Knight enjoys spending time with his wife and four children at home in Niles.

United Federal Credit Union has served its members since 1949 by helping them to build a sound financial future.

Presently UFCU consists of more than 76,000 member/owners worldwide, and manages assets in excess of $900 million.  Its corporate offices and main branch are located in St. Joseph, Michigan.

Additional Michigan branches are located in Buchanan, Niles, Berrien Springs, Benton Harbor, Stevensville, and Holland. United also serves members at branches in Fort Smith & Van Buren Arkansas, Marion Ohio, and Statesville & Fletcher South Carolina.

For more information about United Federal Credit Union, please call toll-free at 1-888-982-1400, or visit the credit union’s web site at