NewGround and Keesler Federal Credit Union Support the Community

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., February 21, 2017–NewGround, a St. Louis-based design-build firm, recently collaborated with Keesler Federal Credit Union in support of the community in Hattiesburg, Mississippi to help those affected by the recent tornado.

On January 21, a devastating tornado went through southern Mississippi, centering on the cities of Hattiesburg and Petal. Keesler Federal Credit Union jumped into action to provide support to the areas. As an organization that is passionate about making a difference in the communities they serve, NewGround was pleased to match Keesler Federal Credit Union’s donation for the relief effort.



“NewGround believes in making a difference by helping to build communities. We were honored to work with our partner, Keesler Federal Credit Union, to provide support for those affected by the recent tornado in Mississippi,” said Kevin Blair, President and CEO of NewGround.

Sharon Keller, VP of Marketing for Keesler Federal Credit Union, said, “One of Keesler Federal’s fundamental principles is to give back to our members and to the communities we serve. I’m grateful our team spent their Saturday helping our Hattiesburg neighbors. I’m proud to work at an organization that encourages this kind of community engagement.”

About NewGround

NewGround is the industry thought-leader in strategy, innovative design, and project management, and has been for over 100 years. We help financial institutions master the power of their space to create the next generation workplace and retail solutions. At NewGround, we are driven by our core values of: Serving Others, Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration, and Communication. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, NewGround maintains corporate offices in Chicago, Illinois, Honolulu, Hawaii, and Waterloo, Ontario, with a regional presence throughout the U.S. For more information, visit NewGround at

About Keesler Federal Credit Union

Keesler Federal Credit Union, the largest Mississippi-based credit union with assets of over $2.4 billion, was established in 1947. For more information about the credit union, call 1-888-KEESLER or visit


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