The $441 million Connex Credit Union in North Haven, Conn. hired Dennis Klemenz as vice president and chief information officer. Prior to joining Connex CU, Klemenz was the manager of big data and analytics in mobile development and business intelligence at Sikorsky Aircraft. He has also been a professor of computer science at the University of New Haven since 2010.
The $428 million Crescent Credit Union in Brockton, Mass. announced the hiring of Mark Hennessey as vice president, consumer lending and Abigail Camara as branch manager, as well as the promotions of Nancy Van Lenten to business development officer and Natalia Piasecki to mortgage originator. Hennessy brings more than 30 years of banking experience to Crescent CU, and most recently served in a similar capacity with Brookline Bank. Camara has been in banking since 2006 and was the branch manager at Webster Bank's Brockton office prior to joining Crescent CU. Van Lenten, previously with the $336 million Bridgewater Credit Union in Bridgewater, Mass., has 18 years of lending experience. Piasecki has been with Crescent CU since 2011, most recently as an account executive in the call center.
IC Federal Credit Union has appointed Christopher P. Hendry as a new member of its supervisory committee. Hendry is currently vice president of university advancement for Fitchburg State University. IC FCU is headquartered in Fitchburg, Mass. and has $508 million in assets.
The $89 million, Hunt Valley, Md.-based Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union hired Kevin Zaegel as marketing director. He previously spent three years in marketing at the $274 million Freedom Federal Credit Union in Bel Air, Md. and eight years as a marketing coordinator at Dunbar Armored, Inc.
ABNB Federal Credit Union hired Jim Powers as vice president of lending. Powers has more than 30 years of lending experience, recently serving a 10-year tenure with a national financial institution. ABNB FCU is based in Chesapeake, Va. and has $495 million in assets.
Ideal Credit Union promoted Marcus Winter and Joshua Anderson as branch managers. Winter began his career with Ideal CU in 2012 and has six years of experience in the financial services industry. Anderson began his career at Ideal CU in 2011 and has four years of experience in the financial services industry. The $600 million Ideal CU is based in Woodbury, Minn.
The $8.8 billion Security Service Federal Credit Union in San Antonio announced that Yvonne Fernandez, its vice president of commercial operations, has been named Alumnae of the Year by The University of Texas at San Antonio. In addition, Security Service FCU promoted Jessica Ralston to vice president of indirect lending and Aaron Sluzevich to vice president of mortgage lending. Ralston joined Security Service FCU as a senior loan officer, eventually being promoted to manager and assistant vice president. Sluzevich was previously assistant vice president of mortgage originations.
The $1.4 billion NuVision Federal Credit Union in Huntington Beach, Calif. hired Barbara A. Barry as chief member experience officer. Barry's previous roles included chief marketing officer for Jenny Craig International, vice president of marketing for Bally Total Fitness and chief marketing officer for Mitochon Systems.
The $1.4 billion, Burbank, Calif.-based Partners Federal Credit Union's president/CEO John Janclaes and the $431 million, Hawthorne, Calif.-based SkyOne Federal Credit Union's president/CEO Eileen Rivera will be joining the Western CUNA Management School Board of Trustees. Comprised of nine credit union CEOs, two league presidents, the WCMS president and WCMS provost, the board is responsible for oversight and direction of the school. Janclaes has more than 25 years of financial services experience, spanning retail banking, brokerage and insurance. Before joining Partners FCU, he was an executive at Logix FCU (formerly Lockheed FCU) for 14 years, where he contributed in various executive roles. Rivera has worked at SkyOne FCU for 28 years, including 23 years as president/CEO. She worked at Xerox Federal Credit Union (now Xceed Financial) for seven years, starting as a teller.