Credit Union of Atlanta has named Sheilah Montgomery, the former president of 1st Choice Credit Union, as its president and chief executive.

Montgomery, who has 35 years experience in financial services, succeeds DeFarra Dean Gaymon, who was slain by a New Jersey undercover police officer in a controversial incident last July. Gaymon had led the $60 million-asset credit union since 2006.

The credit union has 15,000 members.

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