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CU CEO appointed to performing arts board, plus promotions, new hires and more credit union professionals in the news.
Dan Stoltz, SPIRE CU
Dan Stoltz, president & CEO of SPIRE Credit Union, Falcon Heights, Minn., was appointed to the board of directors for Saint Paul’s Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
Peter Ambrose, Taunton FCU
Taunton Federal Credit Union, Taunton, Mass., promoted Peter Ambrose to vice president.
Ana Archer, Vantage West CU
Vantage West Credit Union, Tucson, Ariz., named Ana Archer as secretary of the board of directors.
Mitch Pisik, Vantage West CU
Vantage West Credit Union, Tucson, Ariz., named Mitch Pisik as chairman of the board of directors.
Eugene Santarelli, Vantage West CU
Vantage West Credit Union, Tucson, Ariz., named Eugene Santarelli as vice chairman of the board of directors.
Augustine Gomez, Vantage West CU
Vantage West Credit Union, Tucson, Ariz., named Augustine Gomez as treasurer of the board of directors.
William Thoms, Space Coast CU
William Thoms, a longtime volunteer and former chairman of board of directors at Space Coast Credit Union, Melbourne, Fla., recently passed away at 90.
Birgitta Natale, First Capital FCU
First Capital Federal Credit Union, York, Pa., hired Birgitta Natale as assistant vice president of consumer lending.
Kelly Killingsworth, Army Aviation Center FCU
Corporate One Federal Credit Union, Columbus, Ohio, League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates and the Mississippi Credit Union Association awarded a scholarship to Kelly Killingsworth, marketing intern at Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union, Daleville, Ala., that will allow her to attend the 2017 National Youth Involvement Board conference in Boston.
Dan Kreamier, Columbia CU
Columbia Credit Union, Vancouver, Wash., named Dan Kreamier as vice president-branch manager of their first Oregon branch in Buckman, Portland.
Kristen Ramsey, Holy Rosary CU
Holy Rosary Credit Union, Rochester, N.H., named Kristen Ramsey as compliance manager.
James Kenyon, Whitefish CU
James A. Kenyon, president and CEO of Whitefish Credit Union, Whitefish, Mont., was named to fill the vacant at-large seat on the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions’ board of directors.
Alicia Valencia Erb, NASCUS
The National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors has named Alicia Valencia Erb as vice president of member relations.
Annaliese Ott, Veridian CU
Veridian Credit Union, Waterloo, Iowa, promoted Annaliese Ott to learning and development specialist.
Brian Hillegass, PWCampbell
PWCampbell promoted Brian Hillegass to regional vice president.
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