SAN DIEGO (7/19/11)--Philip Perkins, president/CEO of Western Bridge Corporate FCU, has been named president/CEO of United Resources FCU, Western Bridge’s proposed successor. The agreement is contingent on the approval of the National Credit Union Administration and the successful chartering of United Resources FCU. “This is an important step in not only the birth of the new corporate, but [it] also ensures stability and success of our business plan for the next several years,” said Paul Lewis, CEO, San Diego Medical FCU and chair of United Resources Executive Personnel Committee. Also serving on the committee were proposed United Resources FCU board members Bill Before, chief financial officer, Spokane Teachers FCU, Liberty Lake, Wash., and Jim Aley, chief financial officer, Honda FCU, Torrance, Calif. The committee also reached consulted with several local credit union leaders. Prior to joining WesCorp CU (the predecessor to Western Bridge) in 2009, Perkins served as senior vice president and senior portfolio manager of Delaware Investments, Philadelphia. Perkins’ financial career spans more than 25 years and includes executive positions with the Global Markets and Emerging Markets divisions of Deutsche Bank, A.G. in London and Moscow. He began his career as a trader at Salomon Brothers.