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March 3, 2013

Business briefs: March 3, 2013

Promotions announced

PLATTSBURGH — The following employees have been named to positions at UFirst Federal Credit Union:

April Trombley has been promoted to lending supervisor/collection manager.

Trombley joined UFirst FCU in October 2003 as a member service representative. Since then, she has held many positions including assistant head teller, collections officer, lending specialist and lending coordinator. Now, in her new position, she will be in charge of supervising all lending and collections activities in all of the credit union’s branches.

In 2013, Trombley will be celebrating 10 years of service. In 1997, she received her associate’s degree in Criminology and in 2012 received a certificate in Paralegal Studies from the National Paralegal College. She will be working out of the Plattsburgh office and can be reached at 324-5700 or april@ufirstfcu.net.

Kasey Kirk has been promoted to interim vice president of finance.

Kirk started with Northern Corridor Community FCU as operations manager in 2008. Then, once Northern Corridor Community FCU merged with UFirst FCU in October 2009, she was named Northern Tier operations manager and compliance officer. Then, Kirk was named branch manager of the Rouses Point branch.

Now, in her new position, Kirk will be responsible for directing and managing all practices and activities in the finance and accounting functions to ensure compliance including managing audits, accounting and recordkeeping activities. She became a Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist in 2009 and 2012. She became a Credit Union Compliance Expect in 2010.

In 2005, Kirk received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management with a minor in Business Analysis from Plattsburgh State University. In 2003, she received an associate degree in Business Administration from Clinton Community College.

Kirk will be working out of the Plattsburgh branch and can be reached at 324-5700 or at kaseyk@ufirstfcu.net.

Meghan McGee-Pelkey has been promoted to marketing and human resources assistant.

Pelkey joined UFirst FCU in October 2003 as a member service representative. Since then, she has moved into operations working with electronic clearing, online banking and bill paying. Now, in her new position, she will be providing assistance to the Marketing Department in all campaigns and promotions. In addition, McGee-Pelkey will be responsible for providing administrative support for matters pertaining to human resources that includes a range of administrative duties.

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