Ascend President/CEO Caren Gabriel and Executive Vice President Matt Jernigan (Photo credit: Ascend Federal Credit Union). Ascend President/CEO Caren Gabriel and Executive Vice President Matt Jernigan (Photo credit: Ascend Federal Credit Union).

The $3.8 billion Ascend Federal Credit Union in Tullahoma, Tenn., is going to see a change in leadership this year as its President/CEO Caren Gabriel announced Monday that she will step down on April 7 to begin her retirement. Officials with Ascend also announced the credit union’s EVP Matt Jernigan will take over the CEO role on April 8.

According to Ascend, Gabriel has been with the credit union since 1985 when she joined the Ascend family as staff attorney. Throughout the years, Gabriel rose through the ranks until eventually becoming president/CEO in January 2004.

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