Holy Rosary Credit Union, Rochester, N.H., announced four recent promotions: Samantha Chick to assistant branch manager of its Farmington branch, Kim Gagne to financial services associate, Stacy Long to senior loan officer and Sarah Kenney to loan processor.
Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union, Lowell, Mass., announced that Naomi Prendergast will be joining its board of directors. Prendergast is the president/CEO of D'Youville Senior Care Inc. in Lowell. She has been the leader of D'Youville since 2004. Prendergast earned a master's degree in public health from Boston University and her bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She also holds a Massachusetts license as a nursing home administrator.
People's Credit Union, Middletown, R.I., appointed Denise D. Tansey to the position of security manager. In this position, Tansey will be responsible for the physical protection and security of the credit union's property and assets, including retention of vital records. This includes risk management of fraud and loss occurring from member and credit union assets. Previously, Tansey was employed as vice president/security manager for BankNewport.
Sunmark Federal Credit Union, Latham, N.Y., announced two new additions to its mortgage services team: Lindsay Tedesco and Terri Rossi, both in the position of mortgage originator specialist. Tedesco will provide service and support for prospective members on purchasing and refinancing homes. She previously served as a loan officer at Greater Atlantic Associates Inc. of Albany, N.Y. Rossi comes to the credit union from Coldwell Banker Prime Properties, Clifton Park, N.Y., where she was an associate broker since 2006. Rossi will be specializing in residential mortgage loans and participate in support for credit union mortgage staff.
Technology Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., announced that Jeannine Jacobsen has joined the credit union as senior vice president of human resources. In her new position, Jacobsen will help drive the credit union's strategic direction, aligning the company's human resource initiatives with the organization's overall strategy. Jacobsen has more than 20 years of experience in human resources, most recently serving as a senior human resources business partner with Cisco Systems in San Jose.
Guardian Credit Union, West Milwaukee, Wis., announced that Brenda Duce has accepted a position as a mortgage account executive. Duce will be joining the credit union at its Waukesha branch, working with new and current members to assist them with their mortgage needs. She has 13 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry and has previously held positions in all aspects of the mortgage lending process. Her experience and knowledge of mortgage products and services will be leveraged to provide members at Guardian Credit Union with the best possible service.
IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union, Boca Raton, Fla., announced the recent promotions of Lynn Wilderman to executive vice president/chief financial officer and Patti Munro to senior vice president of retail operations. Wilderman joined IBM Southeast EFCU in 1980 as an accountant and has most recently held the position of senior vice president/controller. She now has responsibility for accounting, procurement and contracts, asset-liability management, investments and facilities management. Munro joined IBM Southeast EFCU in 1991 as a teller and has most recently held the position of vice president. In her new position, Munro has responsibilities for the credit union's twenty-branch network and management of the Bank Secrecy Act process.
Local Government Federal Credit Union, Raleigh, N.C., announced the addition of two new advisory council members to two of its 28 councils across the state. Melissa D'Ambra, an MRI Technician at Outer Banks Hospital, will be serving on the Hatteras council. Sarah Zell, an executive chef at Snowbird Mountain Lodge, joined the Western Mountain council. They will function as the credit union's eyes and ears throughout the state, and serve as liaisons between credit union members and nonmembers and LGFCU management.
Securian Financial Group, St. Paul, Minn., announced that Leslie Chapman, vice president and chief actuary, was appointed chief risk officer by the board of directors. Though the title is new, the role is not new for Chapman-she oversaw the five-year, multifaceted development of Securian's enterprise risk management program, which is in daily use by all Securian business units and financial management departments.
The Credit Union Executives Society, Madison, Wis., elected its board officers for 2010-11. Frederick D. Healy of Workers' Credit Union in Fitchburg, Mass. is chairman. Lary McCants of IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union of Boca Raton, Fla. is vice chairman/chairman elect. Teresa Freeborn of Xceed Financial Credit Union of El Segundo, Calif. is treasurer. And Robert D. Ramirez of Vantage West Credit Union of Tuscon, Ariz. is secretary.
TruHome Solutions LLC, Lenexa, Kan., announced that Jeff Vossen has joined the mortgage origination CUSO as vice president of mortgage originations. Vossen's responsibilities include the direction of all mortgage originations for TruHome Solutions, including channels such as inbound sales, outbound sales, branch originations and originators who deal directly with realtors and builders, to bring in new members to their partner credit unions. Vossen joins TruHome Solutions from American National Bank, where he served as senior vice president of mortgage lending.
Wingspan Portfolio Advisors, Carrollton, Texas, a leader in specialty and component loan servicing for the mortgage industry, announced that Brad Young has been named to the newly created post of vice president of business development. In his new capacity, Young will be responsible for building new specialty servicing relationships with primary servicers, banks, investment banks, public equity firms, hedge funds and other mortgage industry investors nationwide. As a specialty servicer, Wingspan provides much-needed assistance for lenders, investors and servicers eager to find ways for delinquent loans to regain performing status.