One CEO admired, another hired and more CU execs in the news

  • January 09 2018, 4:42pm EST

John Hamilton of MECU of Baltimore earns nod, Kirk Kordeleski joins Best Innovation Group and more news of new hires, promotions and accolades.

John Hamilton, Municipal Employees CU of Baltimore

John Hamilton, president and CEO of Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore, Baltimore, has been recognized as one of the region’s Most Admired CEOs by The Daily Record.

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Kirk Kordeleski, Best Innovation Group

Kirk Kordeleski, the former CEO of Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Bethpage, N.Y., has joined Best Innovation Group as chief financial officer and senior managing partner.

Katie Woodall, St. Helens Community CU

St. Helens Community Credit Union, St. Helens, Ore., named Katie Woodall as vice president of lending.

Steve Brown, St. Helens Community CU

St. Helens Community Credit Union, St. Helens, Ore., named Steve Brown as vice president of commercial lending.

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Jessica Schauer, KALSEE CU

KALSEE Credit Union, Kalamazoo, Mich., hired Jessica Schauer as branch manager at Battle Creek.

Shareta Garnes, First New York FCU

First New York Federal Credit Union, Albany, N.Y., promoted Shareta Garnes to member service representative at its Albany branch.

Sharon Riehemann, Fort Knox FCU

Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, Radcliff, Ky., named Sharon Riehemann as its Radcliff branch manager.

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Joe Mecca, Coastal CU

Joe Mecca, assistant vice president- communications at Coastal Credit Union, Raleigh, N.C., was selected “2017 Public Relations Pro of the Year” by the Raleigh Public Relations Society.

Doug Robinson, Vermont FCU

Doug Robinson, director of innovation & strategy, Vermont Federal Credit Union, Burlington, Vt., has been selected to Filene Research Institutes i3 (Ideas, Innovation, Implementation) program.

Gene Fredriksen, PSCU

PSCU named Gene Fredriksen as chief information security strategist.