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Management Promotions December 2017

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Published: Dec 18, 2017

MSUFCU Recognizes Growth and Development with Additional Management Promotions

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — April Clobes, President/CEO of MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) is pleased to announce the promotions of five employees to management positions: Vicky Huhn, Call Center Manager; Lauren Kotlarczyk, Community Development Manager; Liam Petraska, Web and Mobile Development Manager; Liliana Torres, Call Center Manager; and Mary Beth Vandenberg, Branch Manager.


“Each of these managers has exemplified exceptional development and skills, and we are confident that their continued leadership will positively benefit the organization, the employees, and our members,” said Ms. Clobes.


Ms. Huhn started at MSUFCU in 2013 in our branch network. As a Call Center Manager, she mentors and develops employees who provide superior service to members. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies and Psychology.


Ms. Kotlarczyk joined MSUFCU in 2009 as a student intern. In her current role, she helps facilitate community involvement efforts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing from Michigan State University.


Mr. Petraska started in 2016 as a Web Developer in the Web and Mobile Development department, where he is currently a manager. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications from Michigan State University.


Joining the Credit Union in 2015, Ms. Torres supports the daily operations of the Call Center and helps employees achieve their professional goals. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University.


Ms. Vandenberg serves as a Branch Manager in the Downtown Lansing and Sparrow locations and has worked for MSUFCU since August 2017. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rosary College.


MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. For the sixth year in a row, MSUFCU was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press. This year, it was also recognized as one of CU Journal’s Best Credit Unions to Work For, a Best Workplace for Women by Fortune Magazine, and Outstanding Credit Union of the Year by the Michigan Credit Union League. MSUFCU has also been nationally recognized for its financial education initiatives, ranking first in Michigan and second in the nation for the 2017 Alphonse Desjardins Adult Financial Education award by the Credit Union National Association and fifth in nation for youth financial education in 2016 by the National Youth Involvement Board. Founded in 1937 by MSU faculty and staff, MSUFCU has 18 branches, over 250,000 members, more than $3.7 billion in assets, and over 800 employees.


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