The $2 billion Sandia LaboratoryFCU in Albuquerque, N.M., said Friday that Chris Jillson isretiring next March and will be succeeded by Robert Chavez, itslongtime executive vice president/chief operating officer.

Jillson has been president/CEO since 1990 after joining thecredit union in 1985. His industry service also includes committeeand board work with CUNA, the Credit Union Association of NewMexico, the Thrift Advisory Council to the Federal Reserve Board ofGovernors and the Filene Research Institute.

“During his tenure at SLFCU – longer than any other CEO – Chrishas brought SLFCU to the highest levels of respect in the creditunion industry,” said Board Chair Joseph Fink.

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