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CUNA Councils Executive Committee

Meet the executives

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Councils Chair

Buddy Bennett Buddy Bennett

Chief Operating Officer

Cyprus Federal Credit Union

West Jordan, UT

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FINANCE COUNCIL CHAIR & COUNCILS VICE CHAIR

Brad Barnes Brad Barnes

CFO

Air Academy Credit Union

Colorado Springs, CO

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Finance Council Vice Chair

Christine Messer Christine Messer

CFO

Heritage Family Federal Credit Union

Rutland, VT

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Compliance and Risk Council Chair

Faith Anderson Faith Anderson

Senior Vice President & General Counsel

American Airlines Federal Credit Union

Fort Worth, TX

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Compliance and Risk Council Vice Chair

Sara Trexler Sara Trexler

Chief Administrative Officer

State Employees Credit Union

Raleigh, NC

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HR & Organizational Development Council Chair

Carolyn White Carolyn White

Operations Officer

SLO Credit Union

San Luis Obispo, CA

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HR & ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL VICE CHAIR

Trent Savage Trent Savage

Chief Human Resources Officer

Mountain America Credit Union

Sandy, UT

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Lending Council Chair

Ethan Nelson Ethan Nelson

SVP, Credit Administration

Oregon Community Credit Union

Eugene, OR

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Lending Council Vice Chair

Jeremy Pinard Jeremy Pinard

Chief Lending Officer

Vantage West Credit Union

Tucson, AZ

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Marketing & Business Development Council Chair

Royce Ngiam Royce Ngiam

Chief Marketing Officer

First City Credit Union

Pasadena, CA

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Marketing & Business Development Council Vice Chair

Marella Nardotti, CUDE Marella Nardotti, CUDE

Chief Marketing Officer

NextMark Credit Union

Fairfax, VA

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Operations & Member Experience Council Chair

Jennifer Kimmell Jennifer Kimmell

SVP, Chief Marketing Officer

TruWest Credit Union

Scottsdale, AZ

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OPERATIONS & MEMBER EXPERIENCE COUNCIL VICE CHAIR

Wendie Ellis Wendie Ellis

Director Payment Services

Horizon Credit Union

Spokane, WA

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Technology Council Chair

Willis Chang Willis Chang

Digital Transformation Officer

Kinecta Federal Credit Union

Manhattan Beach, CA

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Technology Council Vice Chair

Clifton Van Scyoc Clifton Van Scyoc

VP of Technology / Chief Technology Officer

PSECU

Harrisburg, PA

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