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Allen Gharapetian Allen Gharapetian

The $263 million, Pasadena, Calif.-based Parsons Federal Credit Union hired Allen H. Gharapetian as vice president of marketing. Gharapetian will be responsible for overseeing the overall marketing strategy, and member and employee experience. He brings over 15 years of marketing experience focused in high-tech, high-touch industries, including software, Software-as-a-Service, Human Machine Interface, intellectual property and personal electronics. Prior to joining Parsons, Gharapetian held senior marketing roles at companies such as Clarion Faurecia Electronics, SRS Labs Inc., Targus Group International, Inc., Memorex Products Inc. and Yamaha Electronics Corporation USA. He holds an MBA from Arizona State University.

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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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