Navigant Credit Union Named Best In Rhode Island At Providence Journal's Readers' Choice Awards

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (May 7, 2019) – Navigant Credit Union was recognized as Rhode Island’s best financial institution at this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, hosted by the Providence Journal.

The Readers’ Choice Awards “recognize the best our community has to offer,” according to the Journal’s website. From February 24 through March 20, readers were asked to vote for their favorite businesses in dozens of different categories. The winners were announced on May 2 at Twin River Hotel & Casino. Navigant Credit Union won First Place in the “Best Banks / Credit Unions” category.

“This award is a testament to our employees’ hard work day in and day out to give our members the best possible banking experience,” said Navigant Credit Union President / CEO Gary E. Furtado. “We want to thank the Providence Journal for inviting us to such a great event, and we of course want to thank all of our members, friends and neighbors who voted for us.”

About Navigant Credit Union

Based in Smithfield, R.I., Navigant Credit Union is Rhode Island's oldest credit union. Navigant Credit Union has provided its members with unparalleled financial products and services, as well as community support, for over 104 years. With more than $2 billion in assets, more than 92,000 members and 18 branches, Navigant Credit Union supports its members through access to products and services, conservative financial management and commitment to the communities where we operate. The Providence Business News named Navigant Credit Union one of the Best Places to Work in Rhode Island in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.  Visit to learn more.