1st Financial Federal Credit Union, Keesler Federal Credit Union and others made hired talent and promoted employees to new roles.
Notre Dame FCU
Notre Dame Federal Credit Union in Indiana opened its first location in Arizona and appointed a team to lead its operations there.
Bob Phillips was named as market president. Mario Elia was appointed as senior manager of business development, and Becky Poe was named as a private banker.
Pictured, left to right: Poe, Phillips and Elia.
Beth Eller, Truliant FCU
Beth Eller was appointed to the newly created position of vice president of Truliant Mortgage Services at Truliant Federal Credit Union in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Jennifer Hodge, United FCU
United Federal Credit Union in St. Joseph, Mich., named Jennifer Hodge as commercial loan officer in Arkansas.
Gina Wright, 1st Financial FCU
Gina Wright was appointed as mortgage manager at 1st Financial Federal Credit Union in Wentzville, Mo.
Ben Donald, Keesler FCU
Ben Donald was promoted to director of retail operations for the northern region at Keesler Federal Credit Union in Biloxi, Miss.
Diane Parham, CU Service Network
CU Service Network hired Diane Parham as its new chief financial officer. She will oversee the company's outsourced credit union accounting service. CU Service is a credit union service organization that provides back office support and delivery channel products.
Rassi G. Borneo
Barry Stricklin, American Credit Union Mortgage Association
Barry Stricklin, chief lending officer at Tower Federal Credit Union in Laurel, Md., was voted as board chairman of the American Credit Union Mortgage Association for a two-year term.
Rassi G. Borneo
Bernie Chavira, American Credit Union Mortgage Association
Bernie Chavira was appointed to a three-year term on the nominating commitee of the American Credit Union Mortgage Association's board. He is the senior director of mortgage lending originations at Define Mortgage Solutions, which is owned by Desert Financial Credit Union in Phoenix, Ariz.
David Gray, CU Realty Services
CU Realty Services, which provides real estate services, hired David Gray as chief experience officer.
Community banks that were pushed past key asset limits by the Paycheck Protection Program say they will be unable to shrink their balance sheets back to normal size by the 2022 deadline, especially if there is a new round of rescue aid.
The plan still lacks concrete details about standards banks must meet to earn high ratings, but the agency said the new methodology would end grade inflation and could penalize banks that underperform.