Saying thanks to long-time employees: Professionals on the move

With the job market still going strong, credit unions across the country are announcing new hires, promotions and appointments, while also honoring employees who have chosen to stick around to serve their institutions for years or even decades. Here's a look at some of the latest personnel news from across the industry.

Robins Financial CU honors employees who have been with the credit union for at least five years as part of an annual banquet.
Robins Financial CU honors long-time staffers
Fifty-two employees at Robins Financial Credit Union in Warner Robins, Ga., were recently recognized for their years of service during an annual banquet. The event honors those who have been with the credit union for five years or more. Two employees were recognized for being with Robins for 35 years. Another pair of workers were honored for 30 years of service. Additionally, six were recognized for 20 years of service, 18 for 15 years, six for 10 years and 18 for five years.
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Steven Shaffner, Sharonview FCU
Sharonview Federal Credit Union in Fort Mill, S.C., promoted Steven Shaffner to senior vice president of people strategy.
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Fred Campobasso, Great Lakes CU
Great Lakes Credit Union in Bannockburn, Ill., promoted Fred Campobasso to chief lending officer. 
William Kennedy, CEO of HUD FCU
Bill Kennedy, SecurityPlus FCU
Bill Kennedy has been hired as CFO of SecurityPlus Federal Credit Union in Baltimore. He was previously CEO of HUD Federal Credit Union.
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Kayla Zeeb, Capital CU
Capital Credit Union in Bismarck, N.D., promoted Kayla Zeeb to financial services representative at its North branch.
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Jody Larabee, Great Lakes CU
Great Lakes Credit Union in Bannockburn, Ill., hired Jody Larabee senior manager of organizational development. She will oversee learning and development for employees.
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Ralph Czechowski, Great Lakes CU
Ralph Czechowski was hired by Great Lakes Credit Union in Bannockburn, Ill., as vice president of retail.
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Paul Yang, WyHy FCU
WyHy Federal Credit Union in Cheyenne, Wyo., hired Paul Yang as chief financial officer.
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Christopher Cavallaro, SECU
Christopher Cavallaro was hired by SECU in Linthicum, Md., as a senior manager and business development officer leader.