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James H. Norris III James H. Norris III

James H. Norris III, president/CEO for the $213 million, Germantown, Md.-based SkyPoint Federal Credit Union, announced his plans to retire after 42 years serving the credit union industry and 12 years as SkyPoint’s CEO. Norris began his career as manager/CEO of Mercy Hospital Employees Federal Credit Union in Pennsylvania at the age of 22. From there, he was hired as the College Park Branch manager/branch operations manager of SECU of Maryland ($5.2 billion, Linthicum), and later as vice president of delivery systems at NIHFCU ($838 million, Rockville, Md.) and CEO of AFL-CIO Employees Federal Credit Union ($52.7 million, Washington, D.C.).

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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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