AEA Partnered with Summer Works in Yuma


Yuma, AZ, August 2016 – AEA Federal Credit Union was excited to partner this past summer with Summer Works in Yuma by helping teaching professionals like Jacob Deutsh, a 6th Grade Science Teacher at Woodard Junior High with a summer job.

Summer Works in Yuma, whose mission is to help Yuma County teachers with supplemental income during the summer recess, brings businesses and teachers together. AEA received information about the program from its Board Member Greg LaVann of the Greater Yuma Economic Development Council and worked with Summer Works in Yuma to select a candidate after reviewing several resumes.

“Our goal is to do all that we can to help the teachers in our community, whether it’s with a job or access to better financial resources,” said Brian Mendivil, President and CEO. “A summer job is just one of the many ways we can help.”

AEA FCU, which stands for Arizona Education Association Federal Credit Union, was founded to help educators in Yuma.  As a key supporter of educational initiatives such as Teacher of the Year, school scholarships, financial literacy, and Stuff the Bus, AEA is looking forward to participating in the Summer Works in Yuma program again next year.

AEA Federal Credit Union has been building relationships since 1942. They have $255 million in assets and more than 33,000 members with five branches serving Yuma, Somerton and Parker, Arizona. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Yuma and La Paz counties. For more information, visit

Deposits at AEA Federal Credit Union remain federally insured by the NCUA, an independent agency of the federal government up to $250,000, and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government.


Contact: Kathleen Hippensteel, VP of Marketing