HERNDON, Va. – The $2.2-billion Northwest Federal Credit Union has named Chris McDonald as its new CEO, succeeding Gerrianne D. “Winky” Burks, who plans to retire in mid-January after a 41-year career at NWFCU.

McDonald, a 28-year veteran of credit unions, has been CEO of Andrews FCU, Suitland, Md., for the past four years. He previously held positions with First Community Credit Union in Houston.

The $897-million Andrews FCU released a statement praising McDonald for his contributions and saying it would soon make an announcement regarding an interim CEO.


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