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Credit unions all around the country are hiring new personnel, promoting existing talent from within and recognizing excellence across all departments and levels. In this compilation of the latest changes and additions to credit union staffing we feature several executives who have recently earned their way to "chief" status, as well as a number of senior vice presidents, assistant vice presidents and more. Other announcements include a new community liaison who will represent his credit union at various charity and community events, as well as two professionals who will focus on business services. Learn who's hiring, who's moving up and more.
Claire Bergquist, Power Financial CU
Claire Bergquist has joined Power Financial Credit Union, Pembroke Pines, Fla., as executive vice president, chief talent and knowledge officer.
Pete DuPré, Elevations CU
Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., named Pete DuPré as chief information officer.
Ray Lindley, Elevations CU
Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., promoted Ray Lindley to chief lending officer.
Nadine Trujillo-Rogers, Elevations CU
Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., hired Nadine Trujillo-Rogers as business banking relationship manager.
Kari Coover, Elevations CU
Kari Coover joined Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Colo., as a senior commercial loan officer.
Gonzalo Romo, Redwood CU
Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, Calif., named Gonzalo Romo as community liaison, representing the CU at non-profit and community events in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Marin, and San Francisco counties.
Mary Pollard, Ascend FCU
Ascend Federal Credit Union, Tullahoma, Tenn., named Mary Pollard as assistant vice president of consumer lending.
James Simdon, Fort Community CU
Fort Community Credit Union, Fort Atkinson, Wis., said its chief lending officer James Simdon recently retired.
Leslie Copeland, Ascend FCU
Ascend Federal Credit Union, Tullahoma, Tenn., named Leslie Copeland as senior vice president of strategy and planning.
Blaine Bartholomew and Karen Salman, Unitus Community CU
Unitus Community Credit Union, Portland, Ore., promoted Karen Salman (right) to assistant vice president of operations support; and named Blaine Bartholomew as AVP of member experience.
Mark Brown, Ascend FCU
Ascend Federal Credit Union, Tullahoma, Tenn., named Mark Brown as senior vice president of information technology.
Jasyn DeHart, First New York FCU
First New York Federal Credit Union, Albany, N.Y., promoted Jasyn DeHart to member service representative at the Rotterdam branch.
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