New CIO takes over and more CU professionals in the news

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  • July 17 2018, 1:47pm EDT

Keesler FCU names a new person to lead its technology efforts, the Mississippi league elects new directors and more new hires, promotions and special recognition.

Lois Kitsch

America’s Credit Union Museum appointed Lois Kitsch, co-founder of CU Difference, a credit union consulting firm, to its board of directors.

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Lauren Robinson, Align CU

Align Credit Union, Lowell, Mass., said Lauren Robinson, vice president of marketing, has been recognized by the Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce with a Distinguished Young Professional Award.

Raymond Scott, Southern Mississippi FCU

The Mississippi Credit Union Association re-elected Raymond Scott, director at Southern Mississippi Federal Credit Union, Hattiesburg, Miss., to a three-year term on its board of directors.

Mark S. Cochran, Jeanne D’Arc CU

Mark S. Cochran (right), president and chief executive officer at Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Lowell, Mass., received the Home Health Foundation’s Legacy of Leading Award. At left is Donna Deveau, vice president of external relations and development at Home Health Foundation.

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James Schenck, Pentagon FCU

James Schenck (center), president and CEO of Pentagon Federal Credit Union, McLean, Va., received Volunteer Alexandria's 2018 Large Business Philanthropist of the Year award. At left is Alexandria, Va., mayor Allison Silberberg; at right is Volunteer Alexandria executive director Marion Brunken.

Rebecca Cooper, 1st Mississippi FCU

The Mississippi Credit Union Association elected Rebecca Cooper, vice president of finance, 1st Mississippi Federal Credit Union, Meridian, Miss., to a three-year term on its board of directors.

Katie Nelson, Eagle Express FCU

The Mississippi Credit Union Association re-elected Katie Nelson, CEO of Eagle Express Federal Credit Union, Jackson, Miss., to a three-year term on its board of directors.

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Kevin Mineard, La Macchia Group

La Macchia Group, a national consulting and design-build firm for financial institutions, named Kevin Mineard as chief financial officer.

Justin Garrett, America First CU

America First Credit Union, Riverdale, Utah, named Justin Garrett as the new service center manager of the Bountiful Smith’s branch.

Courtney Cooper, Financial Center First CU

Financial Center First Credit Union, Indianapolis, has hired Courtney Cooper as campaign development manager.

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Chuck Fagan, PSCU

America’s Credit Union Museum appointed Chuck Fagan, President and CEO of PSCU, a credit union service organization, to its board of directors.

Angel R. Denis, South Jersey FCU

South Jersey Federal Credit Union, Deptford, N.J., named Angel R. Denis as chief financial officer.

Joseph Messenger, INOVA FCU

INOVA Federal Credit union, Elkhart, Ind., promoted Joseph Messenger to senior vice president of finance and accounting.

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Jason MacDonald, Keesler FCU

Jason MacDonald has been named chief information officer at Keesler Federal Credit Union, Biloxi, Miss.

Alison Lynd, Southern Coastal FCU

The Mississippi Credit Union Association elected Alison Lynd, CEO of Southern Coastal Federal Credit Union, Biloxi, Miss., to a three-year term on its board of directors.