States recognize top credit union leaders, plus new hires, promotions

Published
  • June 06 2018, 4:50pm EDT

From board elections and appointments, to new hires and special recognition, credit unions share the latest.

Arlene Elliot, Aberdeen FCU

The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas said Arlene Elliot, long-time board member of Aberdeen Federal Credit Union, Aberdeen, S.D., was officially inducted into the CUAD Hall of Fame.

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Greg Tschider, CU Association of the Dakotas

The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas said Greg Tschider, long-time attorney for the association, was officially inducted into the CUAD Hall of Fame.

Pam Tschida, Hiway FCU

Pam Tschida, board chair of Hiway Federal Credit Union, St. Paul, Minn., received the Outstanding Credit Union Volunteer of the Year Award from Minnesota Credit Union Network. Left to right: MNCUN board of directors-chair Dan Stoltz; Tschida; and MNCUN president & CEO Mark Cummins.

Jed Meyer, St. Cloud FCU

Jed Meyer (center), CEO of St. Cloud Federal Credit Union, St. Cloud, Minn., accepted the Simon Hellermann Philanthropy Award from the Minnesota Credit Union Network on behalf of St. Cloud FCU along with Sartell High School teachers Dave Driste (left) and Roy Snyder (right).

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Debora Almirall, Power Employees CU

Debora Almirall, CEO of Power Employees Credit Union, Duluth, Minn., received the Professional of the Year award from the Minnesota Credit Union Network. Left to right: MNCUN board of directors-chair Dan Stoltz; Almirall; and MNCUN president & CEO Mark Cummins.

Tanya Barrios, Keys FCU

Keys Federal Credit Union, Key West, Fla., promoted Tanya Barrios to chief financial officer.

St. Mary's Bank

St. Mary’s Bank, Manchester, N.H., said board members Suzanne Vachon and Ronald Rioux have retired. St. Mary’s Bank also elected Joseph Fremeau and Diane Fitzpatrick, to three-year terms on the board of directors. Also, Guy Chapdelaine, Craig Donais, and Kara Fontaine were each elected to a one-year term on the supervisory committee. Joseph Fremeau, Stephen Grzywacz and Elizabeth Hitchcock were each elected to a one-year term on the credit committee. The board re-elected Daniel Healy as chairman of the board of directors. Chapdelaine, was also re-elected vice chairman of the board. From left to right: Rioux, Vachon, and Healy.

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Richard Wada, Patelco CU

Patelco Credit Union, Pleasanton, Calif., has hired Richard Wada as its senior vice president-chief lending officer.

Shazia Manus, AdvantEdge Analytics

CO-OP Financial Services announced that Shazia Manus, chief product and strategy officer, will be leaving the company this month to join CUNA Mutual Group’s AdvantEdge Analytics, a data and analytics business.

Anna Foote, National Federation of Community Development CUs

The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions named Anna Foote as Southeastern regional director.

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Daniel Rounds, State Employees FCU

State Employees Federal Credit Union, Albany, N.Y., hired Daniel Rounds as vice president- member solutions center.

David M. Harrington, Granite State CU

Granite State Credit Union, Manchester, N,H., named David M. Harrington (pictured) as senior vice president of human resources. Granite State CU also elected Bruce W. Wiggett and Renee A. Crawford to its board of directors.