About Us

County Schools Federal Credit Union’s roots date back to January 14, 1960, formerly known as Ventura Schools Federal Credit Union. A group of eight educators had a vision to create a credit union, a not-for-profit financial cooperative to service the educational community in Ventura County: embracing the credit union motto, “people helping people.” 

County Schools Federal Credit Union remains true to its roots as it continues to support Ventura County's educational community and their families while educating their members in terms of financial prosperity.

Our Vision and Mission

Dr. Diane Eberhardy

 

Vision

To be the primary financial institution of choice by providing the highest quality experience for every member.

Mission

County Schools Federal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution whose staff and volunteers are committed to operating a financially sound credit union by providing our members financial services of the highest quality and security with personal and professional integrity while pursuing sound and steady growth in support of Ventura County’s educational community and their families.

CSFCU's Difference

  • We are not-for-profit. No stockholders. Simply, members helping members. And, members supporting education.

 

  • We provide financial literacy for all ages from elementary to middle school, high school, and adult courses.  No matter your age group all programs teach the practical financial skills, habits, and values necessary to save and handle money.

 

  • We service the financial needs of Ventura County’s educational community by providing the highest quality of products and services. 

 

  • We are devoted to improving the financial well-being of our members and the educational community that we serve.  

 

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CSFCU Board of Directors

Diane Eberhardy, Chair

Service to CSFCU - two years

Dr. Diane Eberhardy is a Professor of Business and Information Systems at Oxnard College.  She has been an Educator with the Ventura County Community College District for over 20 years. She received her doctorate in Education and her Master’s in Business Administration from California Lutheran University. She has been a member of CSFCU since 1989.  In 2011, Dr. Eberhardy was elected to the Board of Directors and serves on several committees, including the Nominating committee, the Policy committee, and the Asset/Liability committee.

Francine Torrigiani, Secretary

Service to CSFCU - twenty-two years

Francine Torrigiani retired in June 2011 from Santa Paula Union High School District where she was the Assistant Superintendent of Business and Classified Personnel.  Francine has over twenty-six years of experience in the area of school business and twelve years experience in human resources.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. In 1990, Ms. Torrigiani was appointed to the newly formed Asset/Liability Committee and in 1991 was elected to the Board of Directors.  She served as Chair of the Board for seven years.

Stan Mantooth

Service to CSFCU - eleven years

Stan Mantooth is currently the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools and has over 35 years of experience in education.  He has a Bachelor’s degree from California State University Northridge (CSUN), and a Master’s of Business Administration from Pepperdine University as well as California Teaching and Administrative credentials.  Mr. Mantooth is the incoming President-Elect of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association and also serves on a number of local Boards including the Ventura County Community Foundation, United Way, and Ventura County First 5 Commission.  He is a past chair of both the CSFCU Supervisory Committee and the Board of Directors. 

Toni Solano

Service to CSFCU - four years

Toni grew up in New Jersey, New York and Japan, a daughter of immigrants. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism with Honors from the University of Colorado, Boulder and her Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Toni is a co-author of “Tech for Tots: Assistive Technology for Infants and Young Children.” She has been a resource parent for Rainbow Connection and a board member of the California Developmental Disabilities Board Area IX. She founded the Special Parents Café. Previously Toni served as Director of Marketing for a major Southern California homebuilder. Since 2000, she has been Chief Financial Officer of Shahin Buttons & Trims, Inc., an international wholesaler to the fashion industry. Toni is married and has two sons, one of whom graduated from Moorpark High School where he was a part of Larry Jones’s winning Academic Decathlon team, her other son completed school through Moorpark and the Ventura County Office of Education Special Education programs; both are employed full time. 

Barbara Vollmert

Service to CSFCU - seventeen years

Barbara retired from Ventura County Superintendent of Schools where she was an Assistant Director. Though retired, Barbara continues working in school finance in various capacities throughout Ventura County. She is a graduate of the University of La Verne, where she earned her Master of Science in Business Organizational Management. Barbara has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1996.

 

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