About Us

Ukrainian Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is a U.S. financial institution and member deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a U.S. federal agency. UFCU offers personal and business financial services including savings and checking accounts, share certificates, loans, mortgages, VISA credit and debit cards, wire transfers, and online and mobile banking.

Ukrainian FCU (UFCU) was founded in 1953 by Ukrainian-Americans in Rochester, New York, and provides service in English and Ukrainian languages to meet the needs of over 27,000 members. The credit union with assets exceeding $380 million has 14 full-service branch offices nationwide and employs more than 80 individuals. Branches are located in New York, Massachusetts, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, California, Oregon, and Washington. Members of over 70 common bond organizations may join the credit union. You don’t have to be Ukrainian to join! UFCU is insured by NCUA.

In 2023 UFCU was named a Top Work Place by the Democrat & Chronicle and ranks 6th on the Rochester Business Journal’s List of Credit Unions by asset size. The Credit Union was recognized by MemberShoppers as one of America’s Top Credit Unions in Providing Outstanding Member Service, and also received the MNA ServiStar Credit Union Award for Member Service Culture Excellence. The New York Credit Union Association has repeatedly named Ukrainian FCU a Credit Union Leader in the Top 10 every year since 2012 in the New York Credit Union Profile Report. Ukrainian FCU has also earned the highest 5-Star Superior rating for financial strength and stability by BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading bank and credit union rating firm.

Ukrainian FCU provides financial support for various cultural, educational, religious, civic, youth, and humanitarian programs through the Ukrainian-American Community Foundation, Inc.


To help our members and our community achieve financial success by providing them with the highest level of personalized service.


Ukrainian Federal Credit Union will be the financial provider of choice for our members and will be one of the leading Credit Unions in the USA.

Our brand will be recognized for:

  • Exceptional service;
  • The newest digital features for an outstanding member experience;
  • Being a great workplace for employees;
  • A resource for our members to learn and share;
  • A community outreach process that supports our common bond membership.

Our Values

  • Caring Culture
  • Open Communication
  • Superior Service
  • Personalized Solutions


Board of Directors

Wasyl Kornylo

President & Board Chairman

Yaroslav Fatyak

1st Vice President

Bohdan Zakharchyshyn

2nd Vice President

Dr. Eugene Lylak


Barbara Tymoc-Gutierrez


Tamara Denysenko

Board Member

Olga Kovaliov

Board Member

Rostislav Melnik

Associate Board Member

Myron Babiuk

Board Member Emeritus

Supervisory Committee

Dr. George Hajduczok


Vasiliy Gritsyuta


Ihor Levkiv


Nicolas Boberskyj, CPA


Executive Management Team

Oleg Lebedko

Chief Executive Officer

Oleksa (Alex) Nowosiadlo, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Tanya Dashkevich

Chief Operating Officer

Maria Milazzo

Chief Lending Officer

James Frey, CISM, CRISC

Chief Information Officer, CISO

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