First Tech Federal Credit Union announced the appointment of Gregory Mitchell as its new president/CEO, effective immediately. Mitchell previously served as CEO of Irvine, Calif.-based First PacTrust Bancorp and PacTrust Bank.
Gregory Mitchell, former CEO of First PacTrust Bancorp and PacTrust Bank, succeeds Benson Porter, now CEO at BECU.
The Credit Union Executives Society has named Martin D. Gillis, board chairman at Windsor Family Credit Union, Windsor, Ontario, as the 2012 CUES director of the year.
The $1.7 billion GECU of El Paso, Texas, just selected GECU Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Crystal Long to succeed President/CEO Harriet May following her retirement on March 31. Meanwhile, the $5 billion, Palo Alto, Calif.-based First Tech Credit Union is saying goodbye to President/CEO Benson Porter, who...