To help increase its membership base throughout the northeastern region of the country, Wings Financial Credit Union has created a new position: manager of business development. The $2.2 billion credit union said it has hired Anthony Alesci for the new job. Alesci will also be responsible for increasing Wings Financial’s membership within the aviation community centered around New York’s JFK International Airport. Prior to joining Wings Financial, Alesci was district sales manager for Northwest Airlines where he managed the company’s largest sales district in the eastern region of the United States, according to the credit union. He also served as the Americas director of market development, marketing and sales for All Nippon Airways and held a variety of positions at America West Airlines. Alesci started at Wings Financial at the end of August. Members of Apple Valley, Minn.-based Wings Financial recently voted to approve converting to a state credit union charter. Red Rocks CU Appoints Dalke as New CFO

Red Rocks Credit Union has appointed Russ Dalke as its new chief financial officer. “The addition of Russ to the Red Rocks team is very exciting for all of us,” said Patrick Ahern, President/CEO. “With more than 22 years of analytical experience, we are confident he will deliver a fiscal strategic vision for our organization that will positively benefit the credit union.” Prior to joining Red Rocks, Dalke served as vice president/CFO at Kansas City, Mo.-based Mazuma Credit Union. At Mazuma CU Dalke was responsible for overseeing the accounting system and financial reports, as well as ensuring compliance and regulatory requirements. Prior to Mazuma CU, he served on the board of directors of Pacific Oaks Federal Credit Union in Camarillo, Calif. He also was the operations/production manager at Weldlogic Inc. and worked for SRS Technologies Inc., both located in Ventura County, Calif. Dalke graduated with an accounting certificate from the University of California at Santa Barbara Extension, he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of LaVerne and an MBA from Webster University.

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