Illinois Credit Union Hall of Fame
Edward "Clay" Feldman
Clay Feldman takes his place among those we honor in the Illinois Credit Union Hall of Fame inductees. He will always be remembered for so many accomplishments within the credit union movement and beyond. Clay is a person who truly loves and respects people of all ages.
Feldman was born in Kentucky and is married to his wife Lenore for more than 50 years. He worked for Keystone Steel and Wire for nearly 26 years. Feldman retired from Redbrand Credit Union after serving its members for 22 years. Clay graduated from CUNA Management School.
Among credit union distinctions, Clay was one of the organizers of the Redbrand Credit Union in 1952. He served on the board of the Peoria Chapter for 21 years.
Feldman was a director of the Illinois Credit Union League for 21 years and a past-president. He was a CUNA director and a member of the NCUMA committee for two years.
In addition to his passion for helping adults, he dedicated his life to helping little people too. Clay schedules daily trips to the Shriners Hospital for local children.
He is a 50-year member of the Verlin M. Showalter Masonic Lodge #1172. Clay was a director of the Peoria Credit Counseling Service and past-president of the Peoria Toastmasters Club. He has led the way through speeches and action.