Service 1st Federal Credit Union, Danville, Pa., has promoted Matthew Brown to collections specialist and has named Jennifer Neidig contact center supervisor.
Jack Criscuolo has recently joined Connex Credit Union in North Haven, Conn. as the director of Business Lending.
HarborOne Credit Union, Brockton, Mass., has promoted Kevin Brower to assistant vice president business services officer.
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, Groton, Conn., recently announced the promotion of Laurie Bouley
Cormier to assistant vice president of marketing/product development.
Dade County Federal Credit Union, Miami, recently announced that its President/CEO George Joseph was recently elected to the Florida Credit Union League Board of Directors.
Space Coast Credit Union, Melbourne, Fla., has appointed Dale Howlett as business services manager.
Security Service Federal Credit Union, San Antonio, has promoted Laura Cohrs to manager of its Account Services department.
Nancy Schultz, CEO of UFCW Northwest Federal Credit Union, Portland, Ore., announced her retirement effective June 1, 2007 after 25 years of service to the credit union and its membership.
Jim Sessa, CFO for Coast Central Credit Union, Eureka, Calif., has been promoted to senior vice president, administration/CFO. Also, Bob Boyd, the credit union's accounting manager, has been promoted to credit union controller.
Kitsap Credit Union, Bremerton, Wash., welcomes Shawnee Spencer as its newest Loan Officer.
Rogue Federal Credit Union, Medford, Ore., has promoted Jeanne Pickens to the position of marketing manager; Aimee Tiffee to Ashland Branch manager; Eric Pyka to assistant manager at the North Branch; and Dona Mitrany to South Branch assistant manager.
Meriwest Mortgage, the San Jose, Calif.-CUSO of Meriwest Credit Union, has promoted Francois Vu-Touneh to vice president and director of sales and marketing.
Becoming One With Community
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Meriwest Credit Union recently named Gregory Meyer community relations manager for the credit union.
In his new position, Meyer will manage Meriwest's community development and relations activities. His responsibilities include enhancing the credit union's community presence through philanthropy, volunteerism, partnerships, and in-kind donations.
"Along with his many years of financial services, Gregory brings with him a wealth of experience in community development that will be a great addition to the Meriwest team," said Tony Cortez, vice president of marketing. "Along with expanding the Credit Union's visibility to promote membership growth, his contributions will enable Meriwest to continue improving the quality of life in the communities we serve and meeting the unique financial needs of our members."
Meyer comes to Meriwest after 17 years at Citibank where he most recently served as community relations director. While in that role, he helped foster strong relationships between the bank and local community development organizations through grants, sponsorships and volunteers. His work at Citibank also focused on developing affordable housing and financial education programs for low- and moderate-income families, and economic development opportunities for small businesses.