Sacramento, Calif., May 1, 2014 - Golden 1 Credit Union Golden 1 Credit Union has filled four Vice President positions for essential roles on its management team. All four will work at the Credit Union’s Sacramento, CA 95852 Sacramento headquarters which is located at 8945 Cal Center Drive.
"Golden 1 Credit Union has been going strong for more than 80 years," said Donna Bland, President and CEO. "With more than half a million members, we're getting stronger every day. The addition of these four new Vice Presidents to our accomplished leadership team will further ensure our ability to exceed the expectations of our members while contributing to overall success and performance of Golden 1."
Greg Brown was hired as the Credit Union's new Vice President of Consumer Lending. With 35 years of financial experience at some of the nation’s largest financial institutions including Citibank and BMO/Harris Bank, Brown brings a broad range of knowledge and experience to Golden 1. His strengths include leadership, team focus, and lending operations management centered on ensuring a positive consumer experience. Brown has a BA from Maryville University in St. Louis and an MBA from Ashford University in Iowa.
"I look forward to helping the members of Golden 1 Credit Union achieve their life goals," said Greg Brown, new Vice President of Consumer Lending at Golden 1 Credit Union. "I am proud to join the management team of such a respected credit union."
Golden 1's new Vice President of Marketing, Mark Chapman, brings 29 years of financial marketing experience to the Credit Union. Past experience includes work with Bank of America, Visa, Fair Isaac, and Redwood Credit Union in Santa Rosa, California. He adds extensive product management, advertising, brand management experience, and a disciplined use of analytics to the Credit Union's marketing team. Chapman holds a BA degree from the University of San Diego and an MBA from Golden Gate University.
"Golden 1 is the sixth largest credit union in the United States and serves more members than any other credit union in California," said Mark Chapman, new Vice President of Marketing. "I look forward to contributing to the continued growth of the Credit Union and helping more Californians benefit from membership in this outstanding organization."
Kathy Coonan was hired as the new Vice President of Account Services. In this role, Coonan will oversee the Credit Union's areas of card, consumer loan, and deposit servicing. For the past 19 years, she has worked with Wescom Credit Union in Southern California and First Tech Federal Credit Union in Beaverton, Oregon. Utilizing emerging technologies, Coonan will focus on making new payment and account access options available to the members of Golden 1 Credit Union. She earned BA and MA degrees in economics from California State University, Long Beach.
"Golden 1 is already a leader in the industry," said Kathy Coonan, new Vice President of Account Services at Golden 1 Credit Union. "Our members need access to their accounts how and when they want. I am happy to be joining a team that is so focused on providing a positive member-centric experience across all access channels."
Ning Duong has 14 years of experience in financial services and was promoted from her position as Senior Market Area Manager at Golden 1 to the new Vice President of Digital Channel Delivery. In her new role, Duong will focus on aspects of non-branch service delivery channels such as email, chat, mobile, online, and text banking.
"I look forward to the challenges of utilizing emerging technologies to fulfill the financial needs of our members," said Ning Duong, new Vice President of Digital Channel Delivery. "I am committed to further enhancing the growth of Golden 1 Credit Union through innovation and delivery of positive member experiences in our digital channels.
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