First Financial Credit Union Groundbreaking

Bernalillo, NM – April 11, 2023

Sandoval County Commissioner Katherine A. Bruch, District 1, (upper photo, second from right) digs in to celebrate the 4/11/23 groundbreaking of the newest branch of the First Financial Credit Union (FFCU) on Highway 550 in Bernalillo. She joins FFCU leadership, design/build team members, the Town of Bernalillo, and other New Mexico elected officials and dignitaries at the site to move the first dirt. According to FFCU, construction will start next month with completion anticipated in October 2023.

The second photo shows Commissioner Bruch and Senator Brenda G. McKenna, District 9, with Ben La Macchia of La Macchia consulting and design-build firm for First Financial. Third photo features (from left) Senator Brenda G. McKenna, District 9; Jack Torres, Mayor of the Town of Bernalillo; John Garcia, Deputy County Manager of Sandoval County; Ron Moorehead, FFCU President, and CEO; and Commissioner Katherine A. Bruch, District 1. The dog in all the photos is Chief, who belongs to Commissioner Bruch.