Credit union executives in a variety of areas, including information technology, marketing and consumer lending, are taking on new challenges.
Todd Woods, United FCU
United Federal Credit Union in St. Joseph, Mich., named Todd Woods as director of information technology.
Shawn Dachel, Royal CU
Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wis., has named Shawn Dachel as manager of the Moholt Drive branch in Eau Claire.
Lindsy Todd, United FCU
United Federal Credit Union in St. Joseph, Mich., appointed Lindsy Todd as director of learning and development.
Richard Murdocco, Sperry Associates FCU
Sperry Associates Federal Credit Union in Garden City Park, N.Y., hired Richard Murdocco as director of marketing.
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Michael Popp, Golden 1 CU
Golden 1 Credit Union in Sacramento, Calif., promoted Michael Popp to senior vice president and chief retail officer.
Melissa Cruz, CU Members Mortgage
CU Members Mortgage, a division of Colonial Savings, promoted Melissa Cruz to West Coast loan officer manager.
Tiffany Pillars, Providence FCU
Tiffany Pillars, director of accounting at Providence Federal Credit Union in Milwaukie, Ore., was named as the 2018 Young Credit Union Professional by the Northwest Credit Union Association. Pictured from left to right: Troy Stang, president and CEO of NWCUA; Pillars; Joe Pillars, her husband; and Jennifer Wagner, chief advocacy officer of NWCUA.
Pamela Kastrava, Ent CU
Ent Credit Union in Colorado Springs, Colo., promoted Pamela Kastrava as service area manager. She will oversee operations at six service centers.
Tracy Hattery, United FCU
United Federal Credit Union in St. Joseph, Mich., appointed Tracy Hattery as mortgage adviser at the Summit branch in Reno, Nev.
Emily Platte, United FCU
United Federal Credit Union in St. Joseph, Mich., promoted Emily Platte to director of mortgage lending.
David Becker, CO-OP Financial Services
David Becker has been named chief financial officer for CO-OP Financial Services.
Joseph M. Princi, Jeanne D’Arc CU
Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union in Lowell, Mass., named Joseph M. Princi as senior vice president and chief financial officer.
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Heather Andrade-Neumann, Golden 1 CU
Golden 1 Credit Union in Sacramento, Calif., named Heather Andrade-Neumann as senior vice president and chief human resources officer.
Andrew Tarantino, United FCU
United Federal Credit Union in St. Joseph, Mich., promoted Andrew Tarantino to director of consumer lending.
Jessica Heuer, Capital CU
Capital Credit Union in Bismarck, N.D., promoted Jessica Heuer to financial services representative at the North branch.
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