SAFE Establishes The Paul Holder, SAFE Federal Credit Union Endowed Scholarship Fund
SAFE Federal Credit Union honored veteran board member, Paul Holder with the establishment of The Paul Holder, SAFE Federal Credit Union Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Holder was first elected to SAFE’s Board of Directors in 2005, where he has served for more than 16 years.
A 21-year veteran of the United States Air Force, Holder served as Chief Master Sergeant, the branch’s highest enlisted rank of leadership. He later served in public relations at Farmers Telephone Cooperative where he retired after 22 years.
The permanently endowed scholarship fund with the University of South Carolina will aid dependents of SAFE employees and active-duty military families stationed at Shaw Air Force Base.
“The Paul Holder, SAFE Federal Credit Union Endowed Scholarship honors Paul Holder’s many contributions to SAFE and its mission,” said President and CEO, Michael Baker. “It’s a special way for us to invest in our future leaders the way Paul has done for so many years.”
Board Chair, Kay Oldhouser Davis added, “SAFE’s Board of Directors is pleased to help provide financial assistance to aspiring students as a way to pay tribute to Paul Holder and his unwavering dedication to SAFE Federal Credit Union.”