LAKEWOOD, Colo. (2/15/10)--CU Service Network appointed three leaders to its Board of Managers at a Feb. 5 meeting. The new
managers are Dan Kester, Rhett Bartley Rowe and Gerry Agnes. They were appointed to fill vacancies created by the resignations of Branda Abbott, president/CEO of Colorado United CU, which merged Dec. 31 with Premier Members FCU, Boulder, Colo., and C. Michael Litzau, executive vice president of corporate for Sooper CU, Denver. The board also voted to add one manager seat, bringing the total of seats to nine. Kester is the president/CEO of Sooper CU, and has served in that capacity for 14 years. He is a manager for CUILA Inc. and is on the Credit Union Association of Colorado (CUAC) Governmental Affairs Committee. Rowe is president/CEO of Premier Members FCU. He serves on the same CUAC committee. Agnes is president/CEO of Elevations CU in Boulder. Previously he was president and chief operating officer of Altura CU in Riverside, Calif. The network, based in Lakewood, Colo., provides products and services that connects members to their credit unions.