Jed Meyer Named St. Cloud FCU CEO: People
The $109 million St. Cloud Federal Credit Union in St. Cloud, Minn., named Jed Meyer its new president/CEO.
Meyer succeeds Bill Winter, who retired from the 14,800-member SCFCU March 31, the credit union said in an announcement Thursday. Meyer had been a director at the $1.7 billion Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union in St. Paul, Minn., where he was responsible for 11 branches and played an instrumental role in introducing new products and services, his new employer said. He also had been director of lending and a branch manager at Affinity Plus, and prior to that, director of member services at SharePoint Credit Union in Hopkins, Minn. “SCFCU is excited to have Jed take on the role of president/CEO,” said Andrew Johannes, board chairperson. “Jed brings extensive operations and lending management experience to the credit union and we are excited to see what the future holds for our membership.”
In other people news from around the industry:
The $2.1 billion Municipal Credit Union in New York re-elected Mark S. Brantley, Sylvia G. Ash, S. Nana Osei-Bonsu and Shirley Jenkins to three-year terms on its board. New officers named were Brantley, chair; Ash, vice chairman; C. Richard Wagner, second vice chairman; Caroll Duncanson, third vice chair; Osei-Bonsu, treasurer; James Durrah, assistant treasurer; and Mario Matos Jr., assistant secretary. In addition, Almeta Coaxum was re-elected to the supervisory committee.
The $136 million Western Division Federal Credit Union in Williamsville, N.Y., elected Warren Tulowitzki as chairperson of its board of directors. Christine Newhouse was elected vice chairperson, Samuel Loquasto was elected treasurer/secretary. Peter Seitz and Jeffrey Wagner were elected as board members. Ellen Christy was elected as a board member and supervisory committee chairperson. Rachel Brennan and Suzie Mazella were elected to the supervisory committee.
The $263 million Freedom Federal Credit Union in Bel Air, Md., re-elected Tony Belcastro and Mike Kaiser to three-year terms and elected 37-year member Ronnie Davis to a three-year term on its board of directors. Kaiser continued as board chairman.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates elected five credit union officials to its board of directors. The two incumbents were current LSCU Chairman Mary Ott Wood of Florida West Coast Credit Union and current Vice Chairman Tina Williams of Mobile Educators Credit Union in Alabama. New to the board were Florida representatives Jerry Bolduc of Monroe County Teachers Federal Credit Union and Caryl Green of Members First Credit Union and Alabama member Brad Green of Listerhill Credit Union. The LSCU board of directors comprises 16 credit union officials from Alabama and Florida.
CUNA Mutual Group appointed Angela K. Owens, president/CEO of the $5.7 billion American Airlines Federal Credit Union in Fort Worth, Texas, to its board of directors. Leaving the board this month after their terms expired were Alan Peppers, president/CEO of Westerra Credit Union in Denver; Larry Wilson, retired president/CEO of Coastal Federal Credit Union in Raleigh, N.C.; and Loretta Burd, retired president/CEO of Centra Credit Union in Columbus, Ind. The board now has 11 director positions, 10 of them from outside the Madison, Wis., company and the other President/CEO Bob Trunzo.
The Minnesota Credit Union Network re-elected to members to three-year terms on its board of directors: Dan Stoltz of SPIRE Federal Credit Union in Falcon Heights and Paul Knorr of Accentra Credit Union in Austin. Table officers also were elected: Chairman Chuck Albrecht of Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union in Baxter; Vice Chairman Kelly McDonough of First Alliance Credit Union in Rochester; and Stoltz as secretary treasurer. More than 450 people from 78 credit unions and 55 service organizations attended the meeting April 25-26 in Bloomington.
The $1.7 billion United Federal Credit Union in St. Joseph, Mich., appointed Kavita Khatri to its board of directors. Katri is a senior manager at Whirlpool Corp. in Benton Harbor, Mich., where she has been with the home appliance manufacturer since 2005 and is currently working on a global project in the strategic competencies group.
The $983 million Columbia Credit Union in Vancouver, Wash., hired Steve Grote as vice president of training development. He has more than 12 years of training and development experience, most recently as a leadership development professional at WaferTech and prior to that at Mt. Hood Community College in Oregon.
The $6.2 billion America First Credit Union in Riverdale, Utah, re-elected board members Linda Carver, Edwin G. Cline and James G. Wendler at its 75th annual meeting. The executive committee then selected Carver as board chair, Barney B. Chapman as vice chair and Mike W. Roden as secretary. The $637 million Silver State Schools in Las Vegas re-elected directors Terry Mannion (who remained as chairperson) and Joyce Woodhouse to three-year terms at its recent annual meeting. Walt Rulffes, former Clark County School District superintendent of schools, was appointed to the board for a three-year term.