People in the News
SECU, Linthicum, Md., recently announced that David Yorzinski has joined the business services team as a business relationship banker. Yorzinski will be promoting two SECU programs, business services and bank at work, at numerous SECU branches, as well as in the communities which those branches serve. Before joining SECU, Yorzinski was a relationship banker at Branch Banking & Trust. There, he was recognized as a top performer after consistently ranking among the top 10% in sales among his peer group in the region. He also trained multiple employees as part of a regional mentoring program.
Ent Federal Credit Union, Colorado Springs, Colo., recently announced that Emily Campbell has joined the CU as a junior investment representative. Campbell will serve the investment needs of Ent’s Woodmen, Bon, Woodland Park, Falcon and Briargate service centers. Campbell has been in the financial services industry for more than six years and most recently served as branch office administrator for Edward Jones.
OnPoint Community Credit Union, Portland, Ore., recently announced the appointment of Kelly Schrader as senior vice president – chief operations/risk officer. Schrader has more than 20 years of credit and financial services experience and most recently served as senior vice president/marketing and member services of OnPoint. As senior vice president/chief credit risk officer, Schrader is responsible for all credit and operational risk of the credit union. Schrader administers all aspects of the credit union’s business and consumer lending, including setting strategic direction and maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations. In addition, Schrader is responsible for building and implementing operational services goals and maintaining operating efficiency to deliver unparalleled service to the membership.
O’Rourke & Associates, San Francisco, recently announced that Jim Hansen will join the organization as a senior director. Previously, Hansen was a vice president with TMG Financial Services and managing director of CU Structured Finance, LLC. In these roles he promoted credit union collaboration and worked with credit unions on multiple investment and lending opportunities. Hansen has spent the bulk of his career working with credit unions as a corporate credit union executive. He served as president/CEO of VACORP Federal Credit Union and chief operating officer of Southeast Corporate Federal Credit Union. He also served as a board member of the CU Business Group, board member for the Credit Unions Care Foundation of Virginia and an executive committee member of the Association of Corporate Credit Unions. Hansen earned his MBA from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University and BS finance from Florida State University.
UNCLE Credit Union, Livermore, Calif., recently announced the hiring of Marty Petersen as the assistant vice president of mortgage originations. In this capacity, he will assist credit union members with obtaining first mortgages. Petersen previously served in a comparable role at Technology Credit Union in Palo Alto, Calif., where he processed mortgage loans ranging from $100,000 to $3 million. His earlier employment includes real estate development and sales, as well as management of the real estate lending department at Valley First Credit Union. Among his professional memberships are the National Association of Mortgage Bankers and the Global Coalition of Mortgage Partners. Petersen will rotate among the UNCLE Credit Union branch locations, making him readily available to meet the mortgage needs of all members.
United Financial Credit Union, Saginaw, Mich., recently held its 49th annual meeting. Patricia Hatch and Charles Brenske were re-elected to three-year terms on the board of directors for UFCU. Edward Ulmer was re-elected as chairman of the board, Thomas Ochodnicky was re-elected as vice chairman of the board and James Trommer was re-elected as secretary/treasurer.
US Federal Credit Union, Burnsville, Minn., recently announced the promotion of Rick Blood as the new vice president of retail delivery and lending. With over 19 years of experience in the financial industry, Blood will provide strategic direction and leadership to the eight USFCU branches serving members in the greater twin cities communityin his new role. Blood brings extensive experience in consumer and mortgage lending and operations to his new role.
Insight Credit Union, Orlando, Fla., recently announced the promotion of Cindy Morgan to the position of executive vice president/CFO. As executive vice president, Morgan is responsible for the direction of the financial operations at Insight Credit Union, which includes 12 branch locations in central Florida. She directs executive management, finance, investment, accounting, the operational EFT Group and the IT departments for Insight. With 24 years of experience in the credit union industry, Morgan has led Insight Credit Union during significant periods of growth and expansion. Her direct leadership has included four CU mergers, various in-house system conversions and the implementation of ALM modeling and budgeting platforms. Morgan has spent her entire professional career with nonprofit credit unions, functioning as Insight’s chief financial officer, comptroller, senior financial analyst and accounting director.
TMG Financial Services, Des Moines, Iowa, recently announced April Schmaltz has joined the team as vice president of marketing. Most recently, Schmaltz served as assistant vice president at Marsh U.S. Consumer, a service of Seabury & Smith, Inc. and part of Marsh Inc. In that role, she had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients including associations, professional organizations, health care groups, unions, military organizations and university alumni groups. She received her BA from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio and her MBA at Iowa State University. She is also currently the president of the Iowa chapter of the American Marketing Association.