Credit Union of America (CUA) announces the following promotions and new hires:
Kelly Higgins was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Retail Operations. Kelly has been with CUA since May, 2009 as CUA’s Great Bend Branch Manager at 4708 W. 10th Street. Kelly is coming up on 25 years combined experience in financial services including his time at CUA.
Gary Hull was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Consumer Lending. Gary just celebrated his 10th anniversary with CUA. Gary has served most recently as the Consumer Loan Manager and has had tremendous success growing CUA’s indirect lending business.
Jim Jacobs was promoted to Assistant Vice President, Risk Management. Jim started with CUA in February, 2011. Prior to working at CUA, Jim had over 15 years of experience in internal audit and compliance.
Ernest Warren was hired as Assistant Vice President, Real Estate Lending. Ernie is one of the newest members to the CUA team. Ernie started at CUA this year in February, and brings over 15 years of experience in Real Estate Lending and Financial Services.
Nakita Menefee was promoted to Branch Manager at the Derby branch. Nakita was most recently named the Assistant Branch Manager at Derby 620 N. Baltimore.
Marc Howell was promoted to Commercial Loan Officer. Marc will work in the W. Douglas/Commercial Services department. He is currently the Branch Manager at S. Broadway located at 5055 S. Broadway. Marc will relocate to W. Douglas once his replacement has been identified.
Carol Clifford was promoted to Branch Manager at the W. 21st branch. Most recently Carol has been the Assistant Branch Manager at the W. 21st branch located at 11858 W. 21st St. N.
Sam Grove has been promoted to Sr. Financial Analyst. Sam has been the financial Analyst at the corporate office since 2011.
David Germann was hired as Vice President of Branch Operations. David will oversee CUA’s west branches. His first day with CUA was on Monday, February 23rd.
Pam Hildebrand will be moving her office to the Maize Road branch. Pam will continue to assist Members & Real Estate Agents as the Real Estate Loan Officer at the Maize branch located at 1401 N. Maize Road.