Credit Union Times Magazine September-27, 2006

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    Keesler Federal Credit Union, Biloxi, Miss., recently recognized employees for outstanding service at its 2006 Employee Meeting. Bonnie Mayo, assistant bookkeeper, received the President's Award for the Administrative Office Division. Winner of the President's Award for the Branch Operations Division was Gina Esque, a financial services representative at the Picayune...


    Altura Credit Union, Riverside, Calif., recently awarded $16,450 in college scholarships to 17 Riverside County high school graduates. This is an increase of $4,700 over last year's scholarship awards. The scholarship program was open to all Riverside County high school seniors who planned on enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution...


    SAFE Federal Credit Union, Sumter, S.C., has opened its 15th branch. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held and the branch opened for business the following morning. The branch offers full deposit and loan services, with a walk-up ATM available 24 hours. Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union, Fayetteville, N.C., recently held...


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  • Indeed it is Time to Challenge the Status Quo

    In Paul Gentile's Sept. 6 column entitled, "Time to Shatter Some Longstanding CU Beliefs, Benchmarks and Philosophies," I was pleased to see Gentile challenge both credit unions and regulators to question the status quo, and think about how we can best serve members in today's rapidly changing economic and financial...

Publisher's Column


  • Vendor

    ATM manufacturer Triton Systems, Long Beach, Miss., has promoted Mark D. Smith to senior VAR manager.

  • Midwest

    TopLine Federal Credit Union, Maple Grove, Minn., has appointed Mick Olson as is new vice president finance and chief financial officer.

  • East

    Eastern Region Federal Credit Union, Clark, N.J., appointed Robyn Boyarsky to vice president of finance and Laura-Ilene Harding to assistant vice president of marketing and business development.

  • South

    Founders Federal Credit Union, Lancaster, S.C., named Brad Plexico vice president of its Springfield Road Office, its Kershaw Office and its Middleton, Wis. Office. SRP Federal Credit Union, North Augusta, S.C., has appointed Ramona Spicer to manager of its Tobacco Road Branch; Steve Wilson to vice president of branches, eastern...

  • West

    LBS Financial Credit Union, Long Beach, Calif., has promoted Lupe Hernandez to vice president/office manager in the Cerritos area. Service Plus Credit Union, Riverside, Calif., named Joshua Troesh vice president, marketing and business development and Terrace Davis branch manager. The CU also promoted Joshua Schneck to operations supervisor of the...

  • In Memoriam

    Morris Hayter, who served as CEO of LBS Financial Credit Union, Long Beach, Calif., for 37 years, died on Aug. 27. He was 92. Hayter joined LBSFCU in September 1946 when the credit union had over $328,000 in assets and 1,200 members. Upon his retirement in June 1984, the CU...

In Memoriam

  • President/COO of SELCO Mortgage Arm Dies at 50

    Mark Dent, president and chief operations officer of Frontier Investment Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SELCO Community Credit Union, died Sept. 2 at the age of 50. According to a family spokesperson, Dent died from complications relating to a sudden and aggressive form of cancer. "The SELCO family is very...

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