CONTACTS: Glenda Burkett, VP of Marketing, ext 139
PHONE: (316) 265-3272
(Wichita, KS) Credit Union of America (CUA) announces the following promotions and new hires:
Lea Ann Gabbert
Eileen Phelps was promoted to a newly created position, Senior Vice President/Chief Services Officer. Phelps previously served as Vice President of Real Estate and Deposit Services. She will continue to oversee Real Estate, deposit and investment services as well as the oversight of CUA’s Service Center, Electronic Services and Business Services.
"I’m excited about the challenge this new position brings. It is important to our membership and our Board of Directors that members receive the same level of quality service no matter what product or delivery system they are using.” – Eileen Phelps
Lea Ann Gabbert was hired as Senior Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer. She will oversee Marketing, Human Resources, and Facilities at CUA. Gabbert was previously employed at HRN Performance Solutions and brings considerable experience in credit union background, human resources and consulting services.
"I have worked in the credit union industry since 1999 in Training and Development, Human Resources and most recently as a consultant. I’m excited to continue serving the industry in this new capacity.” – Lea Ann Gabbert
Credit Union of America currently has 12 retail locations in Kansas. CUA’s field of membership includes those employed in education across the state of Kansas, and is available to any individual living or working in eighteen Kansas counties. CUA has over 54,000 members at locations in Wichita, Derby, Goddard and Great Bend.
Established in 1935, CUA is a full consumer-service financial cooperative providing low-cost checking, savings, investments, and loan services; and small business services. As of August 30, 2013 CUA assets total $532 million and loans total $404 million. CUA is member owned and operated. CUA’s deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a U.S. Government Agency. CUA is an Equal Housing Lender and Equal Opportunity Employer.