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Credit Unions are not-for-profit member-owned financial cooperatives that offer members cost-effective financial alternatives to high-price banking services. At BRECO, we take our mission seriously to assist our member-owners build and secure their financial success. Being a not-for-profit, we return earnings back to members in the form of better interest rates, reduced or no fees and quality personal service; all because our focus is on serving our members and not on making profits.

BRECO, chartered in 1934, was first chartered by a group of utility employees from the Baton Rouge Electric Company, which merged with Gulf States Utilities in 1938 and then with Entergy in 1994. We are still a SEG based (non-Community Chartered) medium-size credit union serving 5,000 members and have $49 million in assets. The major SEGs or Select Employee Groups we serve are Entergy, CB&I (formerly The Shaw Group), DEMCO, MMR, and IBEW Local 995 (see our full SEG list below).

You’re Invited To Join Us:

Joining BRECO Federal Credit Union couldn't be easier! If you want access to the best rates, great products, outstanding solutions and excellent member service, open a Share Account with $5.00 or more and become a member. It's simple, Just complete the Membership Application form and bring in two current forms of identification (Driver's License, Social Security card, etc.).

Membership Eligibility

Currently work for, are a member of, or have retired from one of the following companies or associations:

  • Acadian Contractors
  • APTIM*
  • Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS)
  • Court Reporters of LA*
  • Cox-Walker & Associates*
  • DEMCO*
  • Englobal Engineering
  • Entergy Corporation
  • Ferris Engineering*
  • Highlines Construction Co.*
  • IBEW - Local 995*
  • ITC Holdings*
  • LA One Call*
  • McDermott International, Inc.*
  • Money Management International*
  • MMR Group*
  • Power & Control Systems*
  • Spectrum Engineering*
  • Spectrum Services*
  • The Shobe Financial Group*
  • The Wackenhut Corp
  • Title2Land, LLC*
  • Tube Fitting Specialties, Inc.*
  • Wampold Companies*
  • West BR Conference & Travel Center*
  • Epic Piping*

*Employees who work in or are headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Or an immediate family member of an existing Breco FCU member. (An immediate family member can be: a spouse, child, parent, brother, sister, stepchild, stepparent, grandchild, grandparent or an adoptive relation.)

If you have any questions regarding your membership eligibility please call a Member Service Representative at 1-800-361-1631.

Our Commitment To You!

As stated in our Mission Statement and Core Values below; BRECO, as a not-for-profit financial cooperative, is committed to You, our Member-Owners:


  • "Building lifelong relationships by changing lives; one member, one employee, and one dream at a time."


  • Building
  • Relationships focused on
  • Exceptional employees that provide
  • Consistent and caring member service, by creating an
  • Outstanding organization focused on your financial success. 


  • Genuine Care: We are committed to creating positive and personal experiences.
  • Respect: We act with understanding and commitment.
  • Integrity: We act with high moral and ethical purpose in all we do.
  • Personal Responsibility: We own and immediately resolve member concerns.

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