Lucy ItoLucy Ito, executive vice president and chief operations officer for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues has been named the new president/CEO of NASCUS, the organization announced Wednesday. She will replace Mary Martha Fortney, who will retire later this year. 

“The board and advisory council deeply appreciate Mary Martha’s enthusiastic service to NASCUS and wish her the very best in retirement.” “She has been a great friend and resource to all NASCUS members, both credit unions and regulators alike. At the same time, “We look forward with great anticipation to a new era for NASCUS under Lucy’s dynamic and innovative leadership,” said Stephen S. Pleger, chairman of the NASCUS Board and senior deputy commissioner, Georgia Department of Banking and Finance. “Possessing exceptional qualities of professionalism, energy, and intelligence combined with a career committed to advancing the credit union system in its service of the financial needs of consumers and small businesses, Lucy is uniquely qualified to lead NASCUS in promoting a healthy, vibrant, and innovative state credit union system.” 

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