Thomas R. Littlepage has been named assistant vice president, branch manager, at Workers’ Credit Union in Fitchburg, Mass. He will oversee the Water Tower branch on North Main Street in Leominster, Mass., and most recently was the assistant branch manager for the credit union's office in the Leominster Walmart.
Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., has added Vincent Aurigemma as loan origination manager. Aurigemma joins HVFCU after more than 25 years of sales and operations management experience in the financial services industry.
Jeff Trudel has joined St. Mary's Bank in Manchester, N.H., as a residential loan originator. He will be based in the Trafalgar Square Mortgage Center in Nashua, N.H. Trudel has more than 10 years of financial services and residential lending experience, most recently with Merrimack Mortgage Co. in Manchester.
Todd Gustafson has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Georgia United Credit Union after joining the Duluth, Ga., credit union in April 2012 as chief financial officer. Prior to that he was senior vice president and CFO at Baxter Credit Union in Illinois. Also at Georgia United, Eric Jenkins is the new vice president of operations and Mike London has joined as vice president of lending. Jenkins had been chief operating officer at CU Partner Link and London had been assistant vice president of consumer credit services at Delta Community Credit Union.
Robins Federal Credit Union in Macon, Ga., has hired Lynda Kilko as a mortgage account executive. She has been in the banking and mortgage industry for the past 25 years and will assist with mortgage loans in the Macon, Forsyth, Gray and Milledgeville areas.
Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wis., has promoted Julie Hove to branch manager of the River Falls office, where she had been assistant branch manager and joined RCU as part of the Anchor Bank acquisition. She succeeds Paul Schwebach, who is retiring after 35 years in the financial services industry.
Meijer Credit Union in Grand Rapids, Mich., has promoted David Eyke to vice president of commercial and consumer lending and Lisa Posthumus to vice president of member services and retail operations. The credit union also has hired Shelley Belanger as Rockford Branch manager. Belanger joins MCU after 11 years in the banking industry in the Grand Rapids area. Eyke has worked for MCU since April 2013 after 22 years in commercial lending and credit analysis. Posthumus joined MCU in September 2013 to manage the Rockford branch after a 16-year career in Grand Rapids-area banking.
Ryan Pierce has been named vice president of lending at River City Federal Credit Union in San Antonio. Pierce had been with Firstmark Credit Union in San Antonio for 15 years, mostly recently as vice president of branch administration.
Ranel Smith, director of education services at the Montana Credit Union Network, has completed the requirements and testing to become a Certified Meeting Professional and is now only the fifth person in Montana to hold this distinction. Smith has been with MCUN since 2004 and was with Embark Credit Union before that.
Floyd Rummel III has been named president/CEO of Northern Hills Federal Credit Union in Sturgis, S.D., after serving as executive vice president and interim CEO following the retirement of Cindy Griffin.
School Employees Credit Union of Washington in Seattle has named Jon Labonite as vice president of administration. He will oversee SECUWA's human resources programs and help facilitate strategic planning. Labonite has more than 14 years of financial services experience, including with Seattle-Northwest Securities Corporation (now Piper Jaffray), CUNA Mutual Group and Morgan Stanley.
Freedom Mortgage Corp. in Mount Laurel, N.J., has named two senior executives in its new Financial Institutions Partner Group. Greg Gentek is senior vice president and Rock Primas is vice president of business development. Gentek and Primas have decades of mortgage industry experience, including at Chase Home Loans and PHH Mortgage, and will be responsible for end-to-end mortgage outsourcing for regional banks, community banks and credit unions.
CU24 in Tallahassee, Fla., has hired Joe Woods as vice president of sales and relationship management. Woods has 12 years of experience working with credit unions and in 2009 co-founded Legacy Member Services, a check printer that serves 700 credit unions. He also had managed correspondent sales for Corporate One FCU. The ATM and payments CUSO also has promoted Kim Cromer to vice president for product management and Denise Grace to vice president of operations. Cromer has been with CU24 since 2006 and Grace since 2007.