New credit union CEOs have been named to replace retired chief executives in Hawaii and Missouri.

The $396 million Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union in Kaiula-Kona promoted Tricia Buskirk to president/CEO. Buskirk had been vice president of corporate development and marketing. She succeeds retired Iowa Credit Union League President/CEO Tom Griffiths, who has served as interim CEO/president at HCFCU since James Takamine stepped down on Jan. 1.

Buskirk began her career as secretary at the Konawaena Student Credit Union in high school. She later worked in leadership roles at Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, City Bank, International Savings & Loan and First Hawaiian Bank. In California, she also worked in leadership roles at Sharp Federal Credit Union and Del Mar Datatrac, a mortgage software company.

Meanwhile, the $60 million Community Financial Credit Union in Springfield, Mo., named Loretta Roney as its new president/CEO. She succeeds Cathy Stroud, who is retiring after 32 years at the helm of Community Financial and 42 years in the movement.

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