ESL Federal Credit Union, Rochester, N.Y. announced the addition of John Cirella as business banking relationship manager. In his new position, Cirella will be responsible for identifying, developing and managing business banking relationships in the Greater Rochester area. He will also facilitate the full range of loan, deposit and other non-credit services to existing and prospective clients. Cirella previously managed a portfolio of diverse clients as a commercial loan officer for Northwest Savings Bank, where he specialized in developing commercial credit opportunities. He also worked at Five Star Bank in several capacities. including branch management and small business development. Cirella is a graduate of the University of Rochester, where he received a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Lowell, Mass., announced that Kathleen Grieco, senior vice president and chief lending officer, will be retiring on Dec. 31. Grieco joined Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union in 1992 as the assistant vice president-mortgage lending. Throughout her tenure, she has overseen consumer and mortgage lending as well as collections. She has more than 30 years of financial management experience in the banking industry.
Catholic Federal Credit Union, Saginaw, Mich., announced that Gina Kellogg has been promoted to vice president of human resources. Kellogg has over seven years of banking experience and over 20 years in the human resources field. She is a graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor of science in business administration majoring in management and human resources. She has also been certified as a senior professional in human resources.
Community First Credit Union, Oshkosh, Wis., Megan Pruno has been promoted to vice president of finance. Sje will oversee financial reporting, budgeting and asset liability management. Pruno joined the credit union in September of 2008 and most recently held the position of assistant vice president of operations. In 2011 she received a master’s degree in business administration from UW-Oshkosh. Craig Gloudemans has been promoted to the position of accounting manager where he manages day-to-day accounting functions. Gloudemans began his career with Community First as a high school student at Community First’s Appleton West High School branch. During his college years, he worked in Community First’s accounting department and joined the credit full time upon graduation from UW-Platteville in 2005. Debra Fernau joins Community First as vice-president of operations overseeing ACH, checking, cash letter, deposit and member research functions of the credit union. Fernau brings more than 25-years of financial operations experience to the credit union.