GFA FCU, Gardner, Mass., hired Shane Hoover as a residential underwriter.
Meriwest Mortgage, San Jose, Calif., named Mark Antonioli, SVP and chief lending officer at Meriwest CU, to its board of directors, and hired Dan Hapner as mortgage sales manager.
Kevin McDermott, investment services representative at Citadel FCU's CFS, Exton, Penn., received the 2011 Advisor and the Pacesetter of the Year Awards.
SACU, San Antonio, announced that Laura Johnston has joined its executive team as chief marketing officer.
Aventa CU, Colorado Springs, Colo., named Karin Kovalovsky director of marketing and corporate communications.
Jeanne D'Arc CU, Lowell, Mass., named Brian Sousa VP of residential lending and Michael Dubuque VP of loan originations.
DuPont Community CU, Waynesboro, Va., promoted Angie Bandy to VP of accounting and administration.
Helen Funk, director of member services at Rogue FCU, Medford, Ore., was named Western CUNA Management School's new director of support services.
Founders FCU, Fort Mill, S.C., named Keith Wilson and Ken Ackerman regional VPs, Brian Mickleberry VP of the Pageland, Chesterfield, and Cheraw offices; Denise Helms VP of the Gaffney office, David Hicklin VP of the Chester office; Ann Hayes VP of the Chester, Laurens and Clinton offices; and Sharon Teague VP of the Peachtree Plaza and White Street locations.
Solarity CU, Yakima, Wash., hired Lori Beador as CFO.
Scott Woods, CEO of South Carolina FCU, N. Charleston, S.C., was re-elected chairman of First Carolina Corporate.
Highmark FCU, Rapid City, S.D., appointed Vincent Tyson AVP of sales and service.
MaxxVault LLC, Islandia, N.Y., promoted Rae-ann Brygman to VP of sales and operations.
Richard Morris was named to the board of directors for Redstone FCU, Huntsville, Ala.
James Pierce, former volunteer at Postal CU, St. Paul, Minn., received the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation's Credit Union Builder Award.
Neighborhood Mortgage Solutions, Frankenmuth, Mich., named Greg Wischmeyer CEO.
Jackson Jones, a volunteer director for the past 44 years at Rogue FCU, Medford, Ore., was named the 2012 Northwest CU Foundation's Volunteer of the Year.
Michael Crossno, regional manager of Vantage CU, Bridgeton, Mo., received the North County Inc.'s "30 Leaders In Their 30s" award.