Best Financial Institution: TDECU

March 29, 2014 at 10:02 p.m.
Updated March 28, 2014 at 10:29 p.m.

Best Financial Institution: TDECU

The Texas Dow Employee Credit Union was voted the best financial institution by Advocate readers.

Michelle Olivarez, the Rio Grande Street location branch manager, was happy to learn the banking institution won best financial institution.

"We're making our mark in the banking industry and in the community," Olivarez said.

The bank has three locations in Victoria, including a mortgage location and an indirect location, which handles loans.

Olivarez' branch has 14 employees, each which follow the bank's standard of improving the lives of their members every day.

The bank offers anything from individual accounts to financing and CDs to IREs, she said.

"I think it's phenomenal to win, and it's very excited and speaks volumes about how we handle our members" she said.


1514 E. Rio Grande St.


Hours: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m.-Noon Saturday; Closed Sunday

Two more Victoria locations.

First Runner-Up

Prosperity Bank

1205 N. Navarro St.


Second Runner-Up

Wells Fargo

7107 N. Navarro St.




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