Grow Financial Federal Credit Union, Tampa, Fla., announced that Jeff Merwin has joined the credit union as vice president/retail operations. In his new position Jeff will be responsible for the management of all 18 branches throughout the Tampa area. Jeff brings an extensive financial services background with him to the credit union.
SAFE Federal Credit Union, Sumter, S.C., announced the re-election of three incumbents to its board of directors. The incumbents, Vern Disney, James King and R.G. Reynolds will all serve another three-year term. The SAFE Board also elected officers for the 2009-2010 year. Kay Oldhouser-Davis was elected chairperson, Kenneth PriVette was named vice chairman, Helen Smith was named secretary and Vern Disney was selected treasurer.
Five Star Credit Union, Dothan, Ala., announced the addition of Bridget Riley as internal auditor. Riley has 15 years of financial industry experience that spans positions as varied as branch management, business banking, commercial lending and compliance.
Redstone Federal Credit Union, Hunstville, Ala., announced two new members of the business retail department of the credit union. John N. Cook, will serve as assistant vice president, business services. Cook will have oversight of business lending and retail marketing of business deposit accounts. Neil A. Carville will join the credit union as a business loan officer. Carville will be responsible for making commercial loans. He has experience in all areas of branch management as well as commercial and consumer lending.
Telhio Credit Union, Columbus, Ohio, announced three new additions to its management team. Todd Bullock is now vice president of residential real estate. Bullock will oversee the mortgage sales force for the credit union. Jerome Jones has joined the credit union in the position of vice president of business services. He will be responsible for the business loan department. Marc Stock has joined the credit union as a business development representative. He will be responsible for maintaining and building relationships as well as the generation of new members.
Heritage Federal Credit Union, Newburgh, Ind., announced that three members were elected to the board of directors. Re-elected to the board were Mike Beeler, Stephen Crow and Kenneth Wilson. These members will work in conjunction with Don Bowen, Thomas Hendricks, JoAnn Jacob Krantz, Fay McCool, Joe Seibert and William Yockey on the board. The board of directors then appointed officers: Don Bowen will be chairman, Stephen Crow will serve as the first vice chairman, JoAnn Jacob Krantz will serve as second vice chairman, Fay McCool will serve as secretary, while Thomas Hendricks will serve as treasurer.
Continental Federal Credit Union, Tempe, Ariz., named Thomas Martin as its president/CEO. Martin previously worked with Arizona Central Credit Union. Martin has a thorough financial background, and he brings more than 12 years of diverse credit union leadership experience to the position with him.
El Paso Employees Federal Credit Union, El Paso, Texas, announced the promotion of Gloria A. Guerra to manager of the credit union's collections department. Guerra joined the credit union last year. She brought with her a comprehensive understanding of the financial services industry as well as customer service and management experience.
CU Members Mortgage, Fort Worth, Texas, announced that Randy Shannon will be the new wholesale correspondent business development manager. Shannon brings with him extensive mortgage experience and a comprehensive understanding of the credit union industry.