Municipal Employees Credit Union, Baltimore, announced that Harry Deitchman, director emeritus, was inducted into the Credit Union Executive Society's director hall of fame. Deitchman became a member of the credit union's board of directors in 1961, after serving eight years on the credit union's supervisory committee.
Healthcare's Cooperative Credit Union, Jacksonville, Fla., appointed Kristin Madole vice president, administration. Madole has been with the credit union since 2004, and spent the majority of her career there under the direct leadership of long-time CEO Maury Pilver. She is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and holds a bachelor's of science degree in communications with a focus on business administration.
FAIRWINDS Credit Union, Orlando, Fla., announced that B. Daniel McNutt Jr. and Lisa Snead were elected to serve three-year terms on its board of directors. McNutt has served on the credit union's board for the past 27 years in various positions. Snead takes the place of Director V. Albert Janoska Jr., who is retiring after serving the credit union board for 28 years. A longtime credit union member, she has served on the credit union's audit committee for several years.
US Federal Credit Union, Burnsville, Minn., announced that its President/CEO Bill Raker was elected chairman of the Credit Union Service Centers Network Inc. board of directors. CO-OP Shared Branching and Financial Service Centers Cooperative work together through CUSCNI to offer credit union members the ability to utilize credit union services around the globe.
Auto Body Credit Union, Lansing, Mich., welcomed Susan Widener as accounting supervisor. Widener was previously employed at Sparton Corp. as assistant treasurer. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the AICPA and MACPA. W?idener graduated from Michigan State ?University.
Global Credit Union, Spokane, Wash., announced three new hires. Janelle Griffith and Nadezchda Zamora joined as member service representatives in the credit union's Camp Darby, Tirrenia, Italy and Aviano Air Base locations, respectively. Kent W. Nelson joined the credit union as a mortgage loan officer in the Spokane home loan center.
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Ent Federal Credit Union, Colorado Springs, Colo., announced several promotions. Chris Chippindale was promoted to vice president of enterprise initiatives. Chippindale has been with the credit union for more than 10 years. Cathy Grossman was promoted to vice president of corporate communications. Grossman has more than 20 years of industry experience. Chris Marshall was promoted vice president of information technology operations. Marshall has been with the credit union for more than 10 years and has been in the IT industry for over 15 years. Amy Krasikov was promoted to electronic products manager of the credit union's e-commerce department. Krasikov has been with the credit union for more than nine years and has over 17 years of industry experience.
Lending Solutions Consulting Inc., Elgin, Ill., announced that Ed Swanson joined its consulting team. Swanson is a 28-year veteran of the financial services industry and a 25-year veteran of the credit union industry. His most recent experience was with Patelco Credit Union, where he developed and managed a Walgreens division for the credit union at the Walgreens corporate headquarters. Swanson's most notable credit union experience includes 11 years as vice president of lending and collections at Baxter Credit Union in Deerfield, Illinois.
The Members Group, Des Moines, Iowa, added two employees to its card services division. Kathy Rhoads was named unit manager. For ten years, Rhoads held positions as a premium auditor, first for Servcom and then for Information Providers Inc. Prior to those positions, she was claims director for Kirke Van Orsdel Inc. Sandy Bland joined as cards education services manager. Bland has held several marketing and training management positions. Most recently, she worked for Dice Career Solutions as a marketing manager.