Ascend Voted Best Credit Union by Murfreesboro Post Readers for Eighth Consecutive Year

| 07/26/23
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TULLAHOMA, Tenn., July 26, 2023 – Ascend, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, has been named Best Credit Union in the 2023 Rutherford County Main Street Awards sponsored by the Murfreesboro Post. This is the eighth year in a row Ascend has won the Best Credit Union category. Ascend was also one of three finalists for the Best Bank and Best Mortgage categories.

“It is truly humbling to be named the best credit union by Murfreesboro Post’s readers for eight consecutive years,” said Ascend President and CEO Matt Jernigan. “Ascend has six branches and a regional operations center in Rutherford County, and this award is a testament to our team's dedication, passion and exemplary service to our members in the community.”

Winners were selected by Murfreesboro Post readers, who cast more than 102,000 votes for their favorite local businesses. This was the eighth year the Murfreesboro Post held the awards for Rutherford County.

The awards ceremony was held at The Warehouse in Murfreesboro on June 8. To view the awards presentation video, visit

About Ascend Federal Credit Union

With more than 237,000 members and more than $4.1 billion in assets, Ascend Federal Credit Union is the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee and one of the largest federally chartered credit unions in the United States. Based in Tullahoma, Tenn., the member-owned financial institution offers banking, loan, retirement and investment services from its 27 branches, more than 55,000 free ATMs worldwide, online banking portal, and mobile app. The credit union’s mission is to serve by offering financial literacy education and giving back to its community in a variety of ways. Ascend is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration. For more information, visit


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