Want to know who's moving up the corporate ladder? Here's CU Journal's latest look at new hires, promotions, appointments and accolades from credit unions across the country
Brittany Jordan, Corporate Central CU
Brittany Jordan, digital marketing specialist, at Corporate Central Credit Union, Muskego, Wis., has been selected to participate in the 2019 Wisconsin Ideation & Local Development initiative.
Emily Kimble, CU of America
Credit Union of America, Wichita, Kan., promoted Emily Kimble to assistant branch manager at the 212 S. Ridge Road office in Wichita.
Gerald Canon, eCU Mortgage
Gerald Canon has been named president of eCU Mortgage, a CUSO mortgage company and a subsidiary of First Service Credit Union, Houston.
David Germann, CU of America
Credit Union of America, Wichita, Kan., promoted David Germann to senior vice president of retail operations.
Ashish Mahajan, PenFed
Pentagon Federal Credit Union, McLean, Va., named Ashish Mahajan as senior vice president of enterprise data.
Casey Perkins, Ent CU
Ent Credit Union, Colorado Springs, Colo., promoted Casey Perkins to vice president of consumer lending.
Margaret Delmonico, PSECU
Margaret Delmonico, director of public relations at Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union, Harrisburg, Pa., was named a “2018 Women Making a Difference” by Women in Business, a publication of Pennsylvania Business Central.
Bob Drouin, Service CU
The Cooperative Credit Union Association presented Bob Drouin, vice president- controller at Service Credit Union, Portsmouth, N.H., with the Young Professionals Award of Excellence.
Carol presar, Santa Clara County FCU
Santa Clara County Federal Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., named Carol Presar as vice president of learning & talent development.
Mark Volz, Corporate Central CU
Mark Volz, relationship development officer at Corporate Central Credit Union, Muskego, Wis., has been selected to participate in the 2019 Wisconsin Ideation & Local Development initiative.
Nicole Forte, People's CU
People's Credit Union, Middletown, R.I., appointed Nicole Forte as member service center manager.
Darrell Noble, Ent CU
Ent Credit Union, Colorado Springs, Colo., promoted Darrell Noble to vice president of mortgage lending.
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