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Amy Martel, People's CU
People’s Credit Union, Middletown, R.I., said its executive vice president and chief operating officer, Amy Martel, completed her Certified Chief Executive designation with the Credit Union Executive Society's CEO Institute.
Randy Beck, Royal CU
Royal Credit Union, Eau Claire, Wis., said its executive vice president of risk management, Randy Beck, has retired.
Kevin Zipps, Jeanne D'Arc CU
Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Lowell, Mass., promoted Kevin Zipps to assistant treasurer– branch manager.
W. Cecil Short , Educational Systems FCU
Educational Systems Federal Credit Union, Greenbelt, Md., honored W. Cecil Short for serving on the supervisory committee for over 25 years.
David Welborn, Carolina Trust
Carolina Trust, Myrtle Beach, S.C., named David Welborn as assistant vice president of member business lending.
Ron Person, Central Florida Educators FCU
Central Florida Educators Federal Credit Union, Lake Mary, Fla., appointed Ron Person, CPA, to its board of directors.
Miriam Mitchell, Central Florida Educators FCU
Central Florida Educators Federal Credit Union, Lake Mary, Fla., promoted Miriam Mitchell to vice president of lending.
Pamela Gennarelli, Central Florida Educators FCU
Central Florida Educators Federal Credit Union, Lake Mary, Fla., promoted Pamela Gennarelli to director of consumer lending.
Michele Brandell, Central Florida Educators FCU
Central Florida Educators Federal Credit Union, Lake Mary, Fla., promoted Michele Brandell to director of real estate lending.
Nicole Harton, Northeast CU
Northeast Credit Union, Portsmouth, N.H., hired Nicole Harton as the Northwood branch manager.
Keith Kasmire, CU Members Mortgage
CU Members Mortgage named Keith Kasmire to VP of national sales. Santa Rosa, Calif.
Donna Zapata, Redwood CU
The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce has recognized Donna Zapata, business development officer for Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, Calif., with a Latina Hall of Fame Award at the Latina Empresaria Awards. She was also inducted into the CHCC’s Latina Hall of Fame.
The company's Silicon Valley Bank unit reduced its loan-loss cushion by $52 million. Private-equity and VC clients have warmed to the practice of doing deals virtually, which increases lending opportunities, SVB executives said.