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The $770 million Sandia Area Federal Credit Union in Albuquerque, N.M., announced President/CEO Scott H. Connely is retiring April 1, 2020. Connely’s career in the credit union industry has spanned over four decades. During Connely’s tenure, the credit union has grown from $79 million to $770 million in assets, and membership has increased to nearly 70,000 members. The board of directors named Paula J. Peknik as the new president/CEO of the credit union.

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