Affinity Federal Credit Union Names 2020 Members of the Year

Affinity Federal Credit Union Names 2020 Members of the Year

Basking Ridge, N.J. ( January 27, 2021 )  – Affinity Federal Credit Union (Affinity) announced its members of the year for 2020, as part of its annual Member Appreciation Month in November.

Committed to strengthening the communities it serves, Affinity honored three members in each of its location regions (NJ, NY and CT). These members were honored for their dedication to making the world a better place and improving their financial well-being with $500 for themselves and $500 for the charity of their choice. Congratulations to the following recipients:

  • Jane Gandolfe, President of Martinsville Community Center and Co-Chair of Friends of Bridgewater History, donated to Friends of Bridgewater. The community group focuses on preserving and promoting the history and heritage of Bridgewater Township, NJ.
  • Ronald Smith contributed to The Exchange Club of the South Brevard Beaches. As he continues to serve as President of this chapter, Ronald supports children in need through a variety of programs and charities including the national project Child Abuse Prevention.
  • Elijah Wreh, CommStar Credit Union’s Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and Senior Pastor at The Anointed Church of Jesus Christ, donated to his church. Elijah supports the church’s members and spreads his message through teaching, preaching and training.

“We are always amazed at the dedication our members have for supporting their local communities and continually striving to improve their financial wellbeing, and Affinity prides itself on giving back to our members and communities whenever possible,” said John Fenton, CEO of Affinity Federal Credit Union. “They remain dedicated to making the world a better place by putting our communities first. Supporting their wellbeing is of utmost importance to Affinity.”

For media inquiries about Affinity Federal Credit Union, contact Gabby Apuzzo of Stern Strategy Group at or (908) 325-3895.

About Affinity Federal Credit Union
With more than 20 branches across the tri-state area, Affinity is the largest credit union headquartered in the state of New Jersey, proudly ranking in the top 2% of all credit unions in terms of asset size1. It is a member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). For more information, visit

1 Source: Using the “Credit Union & Corporate Call Report Data” found here: