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CU System Briefs (09/13/2013)
  • OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (9/13/13)--Mark Ziegler has been appointed CEO of Y-12 FCU, a $689 million asset credit union based in Oak Ridge, Tenn. He will succeed CEO Tom Hilton, who will retire later this year after holding the president/CEO position for more than 20 years (Oakridgetoday.com Sept. 11). Ziegler has more than 30 years of credit union leadership experience, and is currently chief lending officer at MAX CU, Montgomery, Ala. He is also president of the credit union's wholly owned subsidiary MAX Capital LLC. Ziegler also has served as senior vice president of operations at Allied Solutions, a financial services provider to credit unions, and as chief lending officer at the former Community CU (now ViewPoint Bank) in Plano, Texas ...
  • TEMPE, Ariz. (9/13/13)--Tempe (Ariz.) Schools CU will change its name to Landings CU, effective Nov. 1.  The $132 million asset credit union announced earlier this year that it planned a name change to remove perceived barriers to membership and establish the foundation for future growth. "This name is strong and distinctive, just like our members," said Margaret Hunnicutt, president/CEO.  "The name honors our past and lays the foundation for our future." The new name "pays tribute to the city's founding as a safe landing place for settlers arriving on Hayden's Ferry," she said. For more information, watch a video announcing the name change ...
  • BELLEVUE, Neb. (9/13/13)--SAC FCU, Nebraska's largest locally owned credit union, has reached a major milestone in membership, with 75,000 members. The more-than-$670 million asset credit union also has experienced consistent growth in deposits, loans and assets, it said in a press release. Gail DeBoer, president/CEO of the Bellevue, Neb.-based credit union, attributed the growth "to our commitment to our members. We demonstrate this commitment through our products, services, low fees, competitive rates and excellent member service. We are their financial partner at every stage in life" ...


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