Vermont Federal Credit Union, Burlington, Vt., announced that President/CEO Joseph M. Finnigan has retired. Finnigan will remain on as treasurer of the board of directors through at least his full term which commences in 2010. Finnigan was president/CEO at Vermont FCU for the past 30 years and helped the credit union grow from $1.5 million in assets to the fourth largest credit union in Vermont with $215 million in assets and over 250,000 members.
Capital Communications Federal Credit Union, Albany, N.Y., announced the hiring of two managers. Maureen Holteen has been hired as the manager of risk management. Holteen will be responsible for fraud and security training and prevention and the physical security of all locations and regulatory compliance. She was previously employed as the east region security manager, vice president at KeyBank. Christine Calacone was hired as the Niskayuna branch manager. She was previously employed as branch manager for Pioneer Savings Bank.
SEFCU, Albany, N.Y., announced the hiring of Nicole Stein as director of marketing. Stein has more than 14 years of marketing and public relations experience. She most recently was the senior account executive for Media Logic. Stein is also a board member of the AIDS Council of Northeast New York, the 2009 Fire and Ice gala chair for the American Red Cross of Northeast New York and a past president of the New York Capital Region chapter of the American Marketing Association.
El Paso Employees Federal Credit Union, El Paso, Texas, announced the three officers received the Credit Union Compliance Expert Certification after successfully passing the required regulatory training and certification program though CUNA. The officers were Ken Walters, executive vice president; Art Juarez, vice president finance and Adam Lozoya, compliance officer.