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Bay Federal Credit Union, Ideal Credit Union and others have recently made personnel changes.
Sterling Nielsen, Mountain America CU
Credit Union Executives Society named Sterling Nielsen, president and CEO of Mountain America Credit Union in Sandy, Utah, as its 2019 Outstanding Chief Executive. The award honors CEOs who have strengthened the industry and their credit union.
Camac Serna, Bay FCU
Bay Federal Credit Union in Capitola, Calif., hired Camac Serna as its first bilingual home loan consultant for the Salinas, Calif., area.
Gilianne “Gili” Carter was hired by the Cornerstone Credit Union League as executive director of the Texas Credit Union Association, its political division in Austin.
Jean Cain, Northwest FCU
Jean Cain was hired by Northwest Federal Credit Union in Herndon, Va., as senior vice president of human resources.
Hector Perez, Ideal CU
Ideal Credit Union in Woodbury, Minn., promoted Hector Perez to branch manager of its Stillwater, Minn., location.
Taryn Kotewicz, Hopewell FCU
Hopewell Federal Credit Union in Heath, Ohio, hired Taryn Kotewicz as a teller.
Linh Dang, Addition Financial
Credit Union Executive Society selected Linh Dang, chief development officer at Addition Financial in Lake Mary, Fla., for its 2019 Exceptional Leader Award. Dang is being honored for her contributions to the industry and Addition.
Michael DeVries, United FCU
Michael DeVries was named by United Federal Credit Union in St. Joseph, Mich., as mortgage advisor in Holland, Mich.
David Ritter, ALM First
ALM First, an analytics firm that works with community financial institutions, hired David Ritter as managing director of strategic solutions group.
The McLean, Va.-based company admitted that it failed to file suspicious activity reports even in cases when it knew about criminal charges against specific customers. The misconduct took place in a unit that served check-cashing businesses and was later shut down.
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