Serve Credit Union and First Community Trust Announce Partnership to Offer Investment and Retirement Services

Dec 29, 2021

IOWA –Serve Credit Union, a financial cooperative based in central Iowa, and First Community Trust, N.A. (FCT), based in Dubuque, announced a new partnership to offer trust services, investment management and retirement services to its members. FCT services include investment management, retirement planning and retirement income strategies, as well as trust and estate administration.

“We are proud to announce our partnership with First Community Trust that will provide members with more access to financial advice,” said Jami Weems, CEO of Serve. “This partnership will bring a more comprehensive financial experience to our credit union and help members plan for the future.”

FCT is a nationally-chartered trust company headquartered in Dubuque that offers trust, investment and retirement services, primarily through credit unions. With more than 10 years of financial industry experience, FCT Trust Officer Mack Rankin will offer onsite help and services. He works with clients in the areas of both retirement and non-retirement investments as well as trust administration. Rankin is taking appointments in Serve’s Urbandale and Des Moines branches.

“FCT is honored to partner with another central Iowa financial cooperative,” said John Gonner, CEO of FCT. “Our team is committed to serving more Iowans across the state and making a positive impact on their financial lives for years to come.”

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First Community Trust (FCT) is a nationally-chartered trust company offering trust, investment and retirement services, primarily through credit unions. FCT’s trust and investment professionals have more than 200 years of collective trust and financial experience. FCT manages over $1.2 billion in assets and services both individuals and businesses across the country. Founded in 2001, FCT helps clients achieve their personal financial and estate planning goals and objectives.

Serve Credit Union was founded in the “people helping people” spirit in 1931 to serve Des Moines police officers and their families. Over time, its membership has grown to include more first responders like firefighters, correctional officers and EMTs, as well as other public servants like USDA employees and teachers. Serve offers a full range of financial services at its branches in Des Moines and Urbandale.