The $528 million Orion Federal Credit Union in Memphis, Tenn., promoted Stacie Reynolds to director of support services. She was hired by Orion in 2010 to manage the collections department and has more than 20 years of financial industry experience.
The $516 million Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union hired Jason Howard as SVP/CFO. The Florida State University graduate relocated from California where he had been at Arrowhead Credit Union in San Bernardino and Southland Credit Union in Downey. He began his career as a First Union teller while in college.
The $154 million Affinity Group Credit Union in Pontiac, Mich., promoted Carma Peters to president/CEO. Peters had been EVP/COO since the former CEO of Wy-South Federal Credit Union joined the credit union in July 2007 to launch the original merger with Municipal and Health Services and Crestwood Community Credit Union.
The $2 billion Summit Credit Union in Madison, Wis., hired Jonathan Gibbons as a mortgage loan officer for its Beaver Dam, Wis., branch. He has six years of mortgage lending experience, most recently with J.P. Morgan Chase in Delafield, Wis.
Filene Research Institute in Madison, Wis., promoted Tansley Stearns to chief impact officer. She joined Filene in 2012 as impact director and will help credit unions, leagues and CUSOs apply the nonprofit’s research and innovation findings. Stearns was named a Trailblazer 40 Below by CU Times in July 2013.
The $496 million Financial Center Federal Credit Union in Indianapolis announced seven personnel moves. Melody Syck was promoted to branch manager at the Main Center, Christopher Vanderveld was hired as branch manager at the Fox Road Center, Nate Traxler was promoted to branch manager at the DFAS Government Building Center, Blake Williams was named branch manager at the Park 100 Center, Veronica Howe was named branch manager at the Castleton Center, John McGaughey was promoted to branch manager at the Downtown Center and David Fridley was named branch manager at the Greenwood Center.
The $1.4 billion Royal Credit Union in Eau Claire, Wis., hired Royed Wollberg as vice president of business loans and services. He has more than 32 years of financials services experience, most recently as president/market manager at Bremer Bank in Menomonie and Colfax, Wis.
The $2.3 billion Redwood Credit Union in Santa Rosa, Calif., hired Tom Hubert as wealth management program director to oversee the credit union’s CUSO Financial Services investment program and staff. He has 15 years of experience in wealth management and investments, most recently as a regional program manager for CUSO Financial Services.
NAFCU Services in Washington hired Paul Timm as vice president of marketing. He has worked as a marketing strategy consultant advising companies such as Coca Cola and BBVA Compass Bank and a variety of technology, biotech, healthcare, and industrial firms.
PolicyWorks in Des Moines, Iowa, added Michael Christians to its regulatory compliance team. The Drake University Law School graduate has more than 17 years of financial services experience in compliance and in consumer and real estate lending.
The board of directors of Securian Financial Group in St. Paul, Minn., approved five officer-level promotions. Former senior corporate counsel Mark Geldernick was named second vice president, law. Susan Munson-Regala was promoted from director to second vice president and actuary for the group life insurance division. Kristi Nelson was named second vice president and actuary for the credit protection business. Siddarth Gandhi was promoted to vice president of strategic business development. William Gould was named vice president, individual actuarial and finance.