WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Judy Tharp, president/CEO of the $220 million Piedmont Aviation Credit Union, is now a Triad magazine celebrity thanks to a cover story on her appearing in the June issue of Forsyth Woman.

“We’ve been just astounded at the reception we’ve been getting to the magazine story having had to re-order three times to keep our branches stocked with copies,” explained Kim Thore, Piedmont director of marketing.

The cover article, “One Woman’s Leadership Journey,” traces her CU career moves. She landed at the Winston-Salem CU two years ago, but it quotes Tharp on her first CU job at age 22 at a small Wilmington CU just three years out of college, later joining the CUNA Mutual Group staff.

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