News and Articles

Pinnacle Credit Union Opens New Main Office and Branch

September 23rd, 2022

Consultants and Builders, Inc. (CBI) has completed the relocation and renovation of Pinnacle Credit Union’s Main Office and Branch to it’s new location in the East Atlanta Village. The project scope included a teller line with TCR, interior wall and spatial rework, painting, flooring, new furniture and millwork, finish updates, banking equipment and security upgrades, walkup ITM, as well as enhanced lighting and signage. As one of CBI’s three concurrent projects with Pinnacle CU, we look forward to our collaborative efforts and long term relationship as they grow their market area for enhanced member service and fulfillment.

On the horizon for CBI and Pinnacle CU in the later part of 2022 is a new branch location in an iconic white marble financial building from Atlanta’s past in the West End/ Cascade area.





CBA of Georgia 54th Annual Convention

August 10th, 2022

Consultants & Builders, Inc. will attend and exhibit at the Community Bankers Association of Georgia Annual Convention & Mini-Trade Show scheduled for September 14-18, 2022, at the Ritz Carlton Amelia Island Resort. Please join Tyler Williams, President/Owner and Kurt Diedrich, VP of Consulting at Booth #18.

MidSouth Community FCU Selects CBI for Operations Center

August 10th, 2022

MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union located in Macon, Georgia is partnering again with Consultants and Builders, Inc. The Operations Center project collaboration actually began in 2021 with CBI completing the due diligence package to secure a parcel of property near the credit union’s existing Main Office, which was renovated by CBI that same year.

The Ops Center is now in the planning and design stage and will include executive space, a conference room, training rooms, call center, branch support, marketing with storage, human resources, compliance, and card services to best serve members, along with new furniture, breakroom/kitchenette, audio visual upgrades, LED lighting, and an outdoor patio for employees. Construction will begin in 2023 and will likely take 10 to 12 months to construct. A timeless architectural prototype is desired by MidSouth with the integration of new energy saving technologies, proven organizational designs, and employee retention.

Consultants and Builders, Inc., a design-build firm focusing exclusively on the development of financial institutions, is proud to be working with MidSouth Community FCU on multiple projects and our team is working diligently to ensure their strategic initiatives are a continued success. It is our shared goal to aid the financial market in propelling our client’s organizations forward regarding safety, growth, and technology integration.

CDC Federal Credit Union Branch Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

August 1st, 2022

Following the July 4th holiday celebration, the CDC Federal Credit Union held a widely anticipated ribbon cutting for their first independent branch prototype. Attended by the City of Tucker Mayor, Council Members and Directors, CDC FCU Executives, Board members, employees, community members, and neighbors, the weather was as stellar as the event itself.

The first speaker was Kimberly Jones, CDC FCU Board of Directors, who noted the credit union’s dedication to the surrounding community and serving members for generations to come. Mayor Auman then spoke, reminiscing the journey of the branch from initial City Council/Community meetings to the ultimate culmination of the ribbon cutting and then grand opening set for the following week. Great excitement surrounds the continued rejuvenation of the Northlake Mall Master Plan of which the CDC FCU branch is a iconic beacon. CDC FCU President and CEO, Australia Hoover, and Tim Gardner, CFO, closed in welcoming all to what was the culmination of many years of work and vision by the credit union community as a whole.

CBI greatly appreciates the partnership with the CDC FCU Executives and employees on this and future projects in collaborative growth.

Welcome all to the Tucker Community and be sure to stop by and see the CDC FCU family at 4816 Briarcliff Road!

Robins Financial Credit Union – Environmental Stewards

June 29th, 2022

Warner Robins, GA based Robins Financial Credit Union has chosen Consultants and Builders, Inc. for an energy retrofit project at their Athens, GA branch.

Following a detailed complimentary assessment of their private commercial building, CBI recommended economical energy improvements that have historically proven to be environmentally responsible and provide a tangible return on investment. For Robins FCU, Consultants and Builders will pursue local, state and federal energy credits and rebates, and aid in lowering the credit union’s ownership costs thru energy efficiency and maintenance savings. For employees and members alike, the credit union is able to further advance environmental stewardship and promote health & safety.

Consultants and Builders, Inc., based in Peachtree Corners, GA, is a full-service design-build firm providing the most creative and cost efficient solutions for our clients’ financial facility needs. Defining the standard for quality and integrity since 1986, CBI offers a complete portfolio of integrated services. Value oriented and time tested, our seamless, single source model consistently earns the highest level of client satisfaction.

We look forward to further partnership with Robins Financial Credit Union and to years of continued growth and progress.

CDC Federal Credit Union – First Standalone Branch

June 24th, 2022

As the CDC Federal Credit Union’s first independent branch prototype goes through the final interior clean and punch-out, Consultants and Builders as well as the surrounding community it will serve look forward to the upcoming Grand Opening date.

In the interim, the CDC FCU has again partnered with CBI on finalizing selections and plans to further renovate their Main Office. The credit union has expressed a strong vision of continued growth as well as service to its members and the community.


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