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Sky Sangduan Sky Sangduan

The $931 million, Modesto, Calif.-based Valley First Credit Union hired Sky Sangduan as human resources manager. Sangduan brings more than 20 years of HR experience and has worked in the credit union space for the majority of his career. He primarily worked for credit unions in the Southern California market, and has experience managing the daily operations and strategic planning of HR including full cycle payroll, benefits and compensation administration, compliance, audit, reporting, HRIS, 401(k), pension plans, recruitment, performance management and workers comp. He holds HRCI and PHR certifications.

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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