Credit Union of New Jersey, Ewing, N.J., hired Helen Smith to manage its Willingboro branch and named Jaime Szypulski business development representative.
Tara Houser, director of marketing for First Capital FCU, York, Penn., was named one of Central Penn Business Journal's Forty Under 40 for her commitment to business growth, professional excellence, and the community.
NEFCU, Westbury, N.Y., promoted John DeIeso to CIO/SVP, Kristin DeJesus to chief HR officer/SVP, and Eileen Nolan to chief branding officer/SVP. Michael Shonborn, SVP/CFO, has also assumed additional management responsibilities.
Carolina Trust FCU, Myrtle Beach, S.C., hired Caron Durham as sales finance coordinator, Amy McLain as a teller, and Nicole Barringer as collections manager at the 21st Avenue branch.
Charles Goss joined The Golden 1 CU, Sacramento, Calif., as SVP, chief lending officer.
Ron Barrick, CEO of Advantis CU, Milwaukie, Ore., was named 2010 Credit Union Advocate of the Year by the Credit Union Association of Oregon.
LenderLive Network Inc., Denver, appointed Harold Owens national account manager for LenderLive Settlement Services, a division of LenderLive Network.
Janice Rose, CEO of E&A CU, Port Huron, Mich., received the Business Leadership Award from the Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce.
Debby Blake was named VP of retail operations at Financial Center, Indianapolis.
Joshua Helgesen joined Veridian CU, Waterloo, Iowa, as legal counsel.
Mountain America CU, Salt Lake City, Utah, appointed Suzanne Oliver to oversee governmental affairs.
The Arizona CU League named Phoenix-based Arizona Central CU employee Jeri DiDay Arizona's HOPE Award winner.
The CUNA Lending Council announced its new (2011) executive committee and officers. They are: Aaron Bresko (chair), VP lending, BECU; Bill Vogeney (vice-chair), SVP/chief lending officer, Ent FCU; Jennifer Cowles, VP real estate lending, American Eagle CU; Dale Frankhouse, director of business services and mortgage lending, Sun FCU; Jason Osterhage, SVP/CLO, Delta Employees CU; Michael Long, EVP chief credit officer, UW CU; Bonnie Doolin, SVP business development, Massachusetts CU League; Gayle Rust Gustafson, VP finance Services, Rivermark Community CU; Keith Reynolds, VP lending/business services, Citizens Equity First CU; and Charles Anderson, EVP commercial banking, Arizona State CU.
Pioneer West Virginia FCU, Charleston, W.V.a., named Dan McGowan SVP/CFO.