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The $1.6 billion Hughes Federal Credit Union in Tucson, Ariz., promoted Tara Tocco to vice president of internal audit and compliance. Tocco will lead the internal audit and compliance departments responsible for ensuring the strength of the compliance program, including policies and procedures that are designed to safeguard credit union assets and comply with all state, federal and local regulations. Tocco has been with Hughes for over 20 years and most recently held the internal audit manager position for 11 years. Prior to joining Hughes, she worked for Bank One, starting as a file clerk and working her way up to a branch manager position. She holds the Credit Union Compliance Expert Certification and Internal Auditor Certification from CUNA, and received the Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors’ (ACUIA) “Randy Manscill Excellence in Service Award.” She currently serves on the board of the ACUIA.

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha Chilingerian has worked in the credit union space for over a decade. She joined CU Times as managing editor in 2015 and was promoted to executive editor in 2019. Before that, she served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta Federal Credit Union) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer and editor for more than 17 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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