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Clearview Federal Credit Union Partners with Pitt Athletics as Official Credit Union of the Pitt Panthers

January 15, 2021

PITTSBURGH — Pitt Athletics and JMI Sports are proud to announce a four-year partnership with Clearview Federal Credit Union. Clearview has been named “the Official Credit Union of the Pitt Panthers” and the presenting sponsor of the Jr. Panthers Kids Club.

Clearview will receive in-venue exclusivity in the credit union category at all Pitt Athletics facilities, and is the presenting sponsor of the 50/50 raffle at Pitt football and men’s basketball games, which was newly implemented in 2019-20. The partnership includes field level branding at Heinz Field, in-venue LED signage and videoboard features at all home football and basketball games, signage at the newly designated Clearview Federal Credit Union Staff and Media Entrance to the Petersen Events Center, radio advertising over the Pitt Panthers Radio Network, and logo inclusion on all materials and promotions related to the Jr. Panthers Kids Club.

“Clearview Federal Credit Union has deep roots in the Pittsburgh community, so this partnership is a natural fit for us,” said Laila Brock, Vice President of Sponsorship Sales & Operations for Pitt Sports Marketing. “We are thrilled to partner with Clearview as the Official Credit Union of the Pitt Panthers.”

Clearview has a strong leadership in the financial sector and a proud commitment to the Greater Pittsburgh Region. Each year, Clearview continues to support community organizations in the Pittsburgh region through volunteer hours, donations, and collection drives for various causes and steps up in times of need and crisis to help those in need. Additionally, this partnership will allow Pitt fans, students, alumni, and friends to benefit from the innovative banking, service to the community, and commitment to excellence that Clearview offers to its members.

“Clearview Federal Credit Union’s commitment to assisting families navigate through difficult financial times has never been more important,” said Heather Lyke, Director of Athletics. “Their concern and care for the community are among the reasons why we are excited to partner with them. We look forward to working with Clearview Federal Credit Union to enhance the Jr. Panthers Kids Club and 50/50 raffle.”

“As the largest credit union in Southwestern PA, and with our deep commitment to the Pittsburgh region, we are pleased to partner with Pitt Athletics and JMI Sports. This collaboration is a natural extension of our ingrained dedication to our area’s communities, students, athletes, fans, alumni, and supporters of Pitt Athletics. We are proud to be the Official Credit Union of the Pitt Panthers this season and in seasons to come,” said Ron Celaschi, CEO of Clearview.


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