MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. – Kennedy Space Center FCU announced this morning it hired Joe Mirachi, head of $135 million Tucson Old Pueblo CU, as president and CEO of the $600 million credit union.

Mirachi is succeeding the retiring Maureen Lowe, who worked her way up from a teller hire in 1981 to CEO in 2009.

Mirachi took over the Arizona credit union in 2008, after working 12 years at Kirtland FCU in Albuquerque, as chief financial officer, chief lending officer, chief technology officer and chief operating officer. He started his career at a $6-billion asset bank in New York City where he rose to the position of vice president.

Mirachi was hired through a national search conducted through O'Rourke & Associates.


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