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As one credit union reshuffles its C suite, others announce new hires, promotions, special awards and more.
Unitus Community CU realigns senior management
Unitus Community Credit Union, Portland, Ore., realigned its organizational structure under which Jason Werts, who retains his role as chief operating officer, also becomes executive vice president. Greg Spear, chief financial officer, Gayle Evans, chief human resources officer, and James Alexander, chief risk officer, will each retain their roles and assume the designation of senior vice president. David Fehrer will retain his role as vice president and chief information officer. Brian Alfano will retain his role as vice president and now serve as chief retail officer. Brian Devereux will retain his role as vice president and now serve as chief lending officer. Laurie Kresl will retain her role as vice president and now serve as chief marketing officer.
Sergey Primbetov, Park View FCU
Sergey Primbetov has joined Park View Federal Credit Union, Harrisonburg, Va., as director of member relations.
Sarah Huntley, Carolina Trust FCU
Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union, Myrtle Beach, S.C., promoted Sarah Huntley to member service center manager.
Rik Kielbasa, Truliant FCU
Truliant Federal Credit Union, Winston-Salem, N.C., promoted Rik Kielbasa to chief digital officer.
Sasha Sullivan, Truliant FCU
Truliant Federal Credit Union, Winston-Salem, N.C, named Sasha Sullivan as it at-work relationship and development manager.
Mike Squire, Kinecta FCU
Kinecta FCU, Manhattan Beach, Calif. promoted Mike Squire to senior vice president-residential mortgage.
Kelly Tahan, Align CU
Align Credit Union, Lowell, Mass., promoted Kelly Tahan to branch manager for its Haverhill location at 20 Cushing Avenue and Holy Family Hospital location at 70 East Street in Methuen.
Missy Neebel, Veridian CU
Veridian Credit Union, Waterloo, Iowa, promoted Missy Neebel to branch manager of its Cedar Heights location.
Mark Cochran, Jeanne D'Arc CU
Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Lowell, Mass., said its president and chief executive officer, Mark S. Cochran, was recently named one of Banker & Tradesman’s 2017 Credit Union Heroes.
Amanda Costa, Mid-Hudson Valley FCU
Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, N.Y., said Amanda Costa, a training specialist, has been awarded the Chairman’s Award for TALENT (Top Performance, Availability, Leadership, Energy, New Vision and Teamwork).
Joel Hartzler, Filene Research Institute
Filene Research Institute named Joel Hartzler as senior stewardship & development director.
Deanna Schutz, Redwood CU
Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, Calif., named Deanna Schutz as an external mortgage loan officer.
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