Our Story

Our Mission

InvesTex Credit Union is dedicated to the highest quality service for its members, while maintaining a solid financial foundation.  Our core values reflect the strong character of our members and our growing relationship with them.

Our Vision

InvesTex Credit Union will develop lasting relationships that promote our members’ quality of life and financial well being.

Our Story

Since the beginning, InvesTex Credit Union (formerly Aldine Teachers Credit Union) has grown and expanded our field of membership.  As we look forward to a new chapter in Credit Union history, we look back fondly on the past.  In the fall of 1952, Aldine Teachers Credit Union was formed by a small group with a vision to meet the needs of the employees and immediate family members of Aldine Independent School District in Houston, Texas.  By the end of 1953, the Credit Union had over $5,000 in assets; a substantial amount in those days.  Membership had grown to 89 members and 73 loans had already been issued.

1952 Aldine Teachers Credit Union opened.
1963 Certificate of Deposits introduced.
1971 Membership reaches over 1,000.
1973 Field of membership expanded.
1976 Office built on 905 Aldine Bender.
1980 Began offering Checking Accounts.
1982 Introduced credit cards.
1985 Introduced ATM cards and drive-thru.
1987 1st Grady Sebastian Golf Tournament.
1990 Expanded office building to support growth.
1994 Introduced children and senior accounts.
1998 Introduced Visa Debit Cards and a website.
2000 Introduced online banking, bill pay, and call center services.
2000 Remodeled office to better serve membership.
2002 Membership reaches almost 13,000.
2004 Name change to InvesTex to reflect membership.
2004 Expanded membership to include the geographical area of NHMCCD.
2005 First 2 branches were opened.
2005 Introduced MasterCard Platinum credit card.
2005 ATM’s added to 6 NHMCCD campuses.
2005 Introduced E-Statements.
2006 In-School branch opened at Carl Wunsche Senior High School, Spring ISD.
2006 Introduced iMember program to teens and young adults.
2006 Membership reaches over 14,500.
2006 Introduced Mortgage Lending.
2007 Introduced an informative online, monthly newsletter.
2007 Merger with Associates Mutual Credit Union expanded membership and branch locations.
2008 Tomball branch opened.
2009 Membership reaches over 20,000.
2010 Assets reach over $90 million.
2011 Moved NLW Height’s branch to a beautiful, new facility; the credit union’s first built branch.
2011 Assets reach over $100 million.
2012 Moved Atascocita branch to a beautiful, new facility, very similar to NLW Height’s branch.
2012 Introduced FREE Mobile Banking apps for iPhone and Android Smart Phones including a check deposit feature.
2013 Merger with StarTrust FCU expanded membership, branch network, and products & services.
2013 Membership reaches over 26,000.  Assets reach over $170 million.
2014 Introduced new website designed to be viewed by multiple devices (PC, mobile, tablet)
2015 Began construction of FM 1960 Branch/Corporate Office
2016 Opened the FM 1960 Branch/Corporate Office