About FiCare FCU

What is FiCare?

Member-owned since 1960, FiCare exists to serve our members. We are the credit union tailor-made for healthcare professionals nationwide. We serve you with complete financial services, competitive rates, and personal care extending beyond your financial health. We are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration, so you can be confident banking with us is safe and secure!

Our Mission & Values

Helping healthcare professionals and their families achieve their life needs, desires, and dreams by providing financial expertise, education, quality products, exceptional service, and personal care that goes beyond the expected, every day.



Personalized care and responsiveness with local awareness and flexibility.


Making it easy to do business with FiCare through technology and access.


Authentic care for each member's financial health, for life.


Available, responsible, and willing to provide value to every member.


Perfectly aligned with the needs, desires, and dreams of healthcare professionals.


Superior member service, counsel, and products customized to healthcare professionals.


Board of Directors


Tom Garthwaite


David Davenport

Vice Chairperson

Toby Edwards


Lauren Watts


Eileen Handberg

Board Member

Sara Dodds

Board Member

Patricia Shepherd

Board Member/ Supervisory Committee Chairperson



Supervisory Committee


Karen Roth

Committee Member

Bryan Grimm

Committee Member

Patricia Shepherd

Committee Chairperson/Board Member


Our History


Credit Union


St. Joseph's Hospital Federal Credit Union is established in Hillsborough County.


New location opened


A new credit union location is opened at St. Joseph's Hospital - North.

Credit Unions merger


St. Joseph's Hospital FCU acquires West Coast FCU.

CU names changes to FiCare


St. Joseph's Hospital FCU changes its name to FiCare, Healthcare's Financial Partner.

CU of the Year trophy


Field of membership expands to serve all healthcare employees throughout Florida.

FiCare receives the Florida Credit Union of the Year award from the League of Southeastern Credit Union & Affiliates (category ≤ $100 million in assets).


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Field of membership expands to serve all healthcare employees nationwide.

FiCare acquires My Healthcare FCU.


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