Big Career Move Ahead sign CU professionals make career moves. Source: Andy Dean Photography/Shutterstock

EAST

Jim Spedden Jim Spedden

The $559 million, Alexandria, Va.-based Spectra Credit Union hired James “Jim” Spedden as chief lending officer. Spedden comes to Spectra from Virginia National Bank (successor to The Fauquier Bank), where he first joined as director of commercial banking and later became chief credit officer, followed by chief lending officer. He has been in the Virginia banking market since 1987, when he joined Wachovia Bank as vice president of commercial real estate. In 1999, he joined PNC Bank as an SVP/relationship manager, commercial real estate; and in 2006 moved into the SVP/market manager, real estate banking position. After holding senior-level positions at Sandy Spring Bank and M&T Bank, Spedden joined The Fauquier Bank.

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.

More from this author

 

Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.