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OnPoint Community Credit Union ($9.1 billion, Portland, Ore.) hired Patty Groman as SVP and chief people officer. Groman brings more than 20 years of experience as a human resources professional in the technology, marketing, consulting, audiology, recruitment and finance sectors. In her new role, she will oversee OnPoint’s overall talent strategy and culture with a people-centric and innovative approach; lead talent development and acquisition, organizational and performance management, and training and employee compensation; and implement a comprehensive diversity, equity and inclusion strategy and programs. Before joining OnPoint, Groman was the first female chief officer at Columbia Grain International. She has also led HR and recruitment functions at Opus Agency, Audigy Group, Xenium, United Human Capital Solutions and Washington Mutual. Groman also has extensive experience managing acquisitions and integrations, handling all aspects of due diligence from compliance to culture. She holds a Professional Human Resources certification from the Human Resource Standards Institute and completed the diversity and inclusion certification program at Cornell 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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