The $177 million, 15,700-member POPA Federal Credit Union in Cerritos, Calif., has named its interim CEO, Raymond Bartus, to the permanent post.
“He has done an excellent job and shown a high level of dedication to serving our membership. Through his leadership, POPA Federal Credit Union will continue to grow and prosper in order to meet our members’ needs,” said Board Chairman Ray Leyva.
Bartus had been the credit union’s executive vice president and chief operating officer since January 2009. Prior to that, he had been vice president of operations and lending at E1 Financial CU in Alhambra, Calif.
POPA FCU was created in 1978 by the Peace Officers Professional Association in Los Angeles County and now has four branches.