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SECU Financial Center

LaVale, MD
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We could go on and on about why you should choose SECU and how easy it is to join, but first, a bit about us. Pronounced see-cue, we’re not a bank, but a not-for-profit credit union—a safer, smarter banking alternative with way better benefits.

Serving all your financial needs, all in one place

SECU is Maryland’s largest credit union with 24 financial centers throughout Maryland and 50,000+ free ATMs nationwide. Plus, you’ll have full access to your accounts through mobile and online banking.


  • No-Fee Checking Accounts
  • Savings & CDs
  • Digital Banking
  • Free ATMs
  • Visa Credit Cards


  • Mortgage & Home Equity Loans
  • Personal Loans
  • Auto Loans
  • Student Loans


  • Auto Insurance
  • Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Accident & Illness Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Financial Center Information

Contact Information

12200 Winchester Road
LaVale, MD 21502

Get Directions

(301) 729-3343

Hours of Operation


  • 24 Hour ATM
  • ATM Drive-up

LaVale Has It!

Plan your visit to our LaVale location at 12200 Winchester Road, LaVale MD. Check our hours of operation or take advantage of 24/7 access to our financial center ATMs.

SECU offers a full set of traditional financial services like checking, savings, credit cards, loans, insurance, and business banking. But unlike the big banks, our responsibility is to you, not the financial industry.

Liz Lark

Meet the Manager

Liz Lark is the Assistant Financial Center Manager at the LaVale financial center. She has 23 years of experience in the financial services industry, and has been part of the SECU team for 10 years. She has a passion for educating her members and people throughout the community on financial literacy topics. She enjoys personal and professional relationships within the community.

When not working, Liz spends her free time with family and friends. She enjoys being outdoors and traveling.

William Harper

Meet the Mortgage Loan Officer

William Harper specializes in purchases and refinances in Frederick County and the surrounding areas. He has over 8 years of experience in the mortgage industry, and has vast knowledge in all areas of consumer lending and banking. William strives to give exceptional customer service, and ensures customers thoroughly understand their entire financial picture so that they can achieve their dreams of buying a home.

William was born and raised in Maryland and has been a resident of Frederick for the past 4 years. When he is not helping his clients reach their homeownership goals, you can find William spending time with his friends and family, walking his dog, or spending time at the beach.