Rewarding talent a key aspect of recruitment and retention

Published
  • June 22 2018, 3:44pm EDT

New hires, promotions and special recognition for credit unions' most valuable assets: their people.

CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council

The Executive Committee of CUNA HR & Organizational Development Council for 2018 will comprise: Lisa Baron, senior vice president-human resources and talent management, Baxter Credit Union, Vernon Hills, Ill., as chair; Cindy Swigert, vice president-human resources, UVA Community CU, Charlottesville, Va., as vice chair; and Peter Stein, senior vice president-human resources, Educators CU, Mount Pleasant, Wis., as 2nd vice chair. Leigh Brady, executive vice president- organizational development, State Employees CU, Raleigh, N.C. and Jan Johnson, executive vice president-organizational agility, Royal Credit Union, Eau Claire, Wis.. were both re-elected to serve 3-year terms on the committee. The remaining members of the Executive Committee include: Jennifer Huggard, vice president- administration, Northwest CU Association, Seatac, Wash.; Michelle Grabicki, vice president-corporate culture, Numerica CU, Spokane Valley, Wash.; Michelle Greear, vice president-learning and development, Patelco CU, Pleasanton, Calif.; Mark Millwood, director-human resources, Eastman CU, Kingsport, Tenn.; Norma Stein, senior vice president-human resources, Financial Partners CU, Downey, Calif. Photo: front row (left to right): Brady, Greear, Baron, Swigert; back row (left to right): Huggard, Peter Stein, Grabicki, Millwood, Norma Stein, Johnson.

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Luis Ferrer, JetStream FCU

JetStream Federal Credit Union, Miami Lakes, Fla, named Luis Ferrer as the new assistant vice president of member solutions.

Robert Eyler, Redwood CU

Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, Calif., re-elected Robert Eyler to a three-year term on board of directors.

M. Christina Rivera, Redwood CU

Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, Calif., elected M. Christina Rivera to its supervisory committee.

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Greg McGuirk, Redwood CU

Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, Calif., re-elected Greg McGuirk to a three-year term on board of directors.

Jim Olmsted, Redwood CU

Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, Calif., re-elected Jim Olmsted to a three-year term on board of directors.

JoDee Curtis, FORUM CU

FORUM Credit Union, Fishers, Ind., elected JoDee Curtis to its board of directors.

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Elvia S. Williams, Community First CU

Community First Credit Union, Jacksonville, Fla., elected Elvia S. Williams as board chair.

Michael Trueba, Vantage West CU

Vantage West Credit Union, Tucson, Ariz., has named Michael Trueba as its vice president & manager of business banking.

Dr. Luis Ramos,Nutmeg State Financial CU

Dr. Luis Ramos (left), board chair of Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union, Rocky Hill, Conn. received the Credit Union Volunteer Recognition Award from the Connecticut Credit Union League. At right is Jill Nowacki, president and CEO of the Connecticut CU League.

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Dave Gilbert, Aberdeen Proving Ground FCU

Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union, Edgewood, Md., honored its former chairman of the board of directors, Dave Gilbert (right), for nearly five decades of credit union volunteer service. At left is Barry Decker, current board chairman.

Voyage FCU

Credit Union Association of the Dakotas presented Voyage Federal Credit Union, Sioux Falls, S.D., with the Five Star Award. Photo: Darla Erb (right), CEO of Voyage FCU, accepts award from Shannon Webster, CUAD board chair.

Vicki Erickson, TopLine FCU

The Minnesota Credit Union Foundation Scholarship Council named Vicki Roscoe Erickson (right), vice president of marketing and communications at TopLine Federal Credit Union, Maple Grove, Minn., as Outstanding Volunteer of the Year. At left is Bridget Petersen, market vice president of community outreach, SPIRE Credit Union, Falcon Heights, Minn., and former chair of the Foundation Scholarship Council.

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Med5 Federal Credit Union

Credit Union Association of the Dakotas presented Med5 Federal Credit Union, Rapid City, S.D., with the Growth & Progress Award. Photo: Pamela Brown-Graff (right) CEO of Med5 FCU, accepts award from Shannon Webster, CUAD board chair.