Meriwest began over 47 years ago. Our history started on May 5, 1961 when the IBM San Jose Employees Federal Credit Union was organized. In 1975 the official name changed to Pacific IBM Employees Federal Credit Union. In 1999 Pacific IBM became Meriwest Credit Union. Today, the same great benefits of credit union membership that were once only available to the employees and families of those employed at IBM, are now available to anyone who lives or works in the Greater Bay Area.