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Ascend Federal Credit Union Appoints Josh Sudbury as Chief Legal Officer

Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, announced that it has appointed Josh Sudbury as chief legal officer (CLO). Sudbury is responsible for providing strategic legal and risk management advice to Ascend senior management on corporate, regulatory and compliance matters. He will also lead, direct and control the activities of the […]

TVFCU’s Tiffany Wolf to Represent Tennessee at Crash the GAC

Applications to Crash the Governmental Affairs Conference flood The Cooperative Trust every fall. Of the applicants, The Cooperative Trust selects a limited number of crashers. This year the GAC delegation includes 58 talented credit union professionals from across the country, including Tiffany Wolf, community engagement liaison at Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union in Chattanooga, Tenn. […]

ORNL Federal Credit Union Welcomes Wendy Ward, General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer

ORNL Federal Credit Union (ORNL FCU) recently announced the appointment of Wendy Ward as General Counsel & Chief Risk Officer (GR/CRO). The position is new to the $3.65 billion dollar organization. Ward will oversee all aspects of legal, BSA, business continuity, compliance, human resources, and training. She will also act as the credit union’s lead […]

tnConnect Credit Union’s Tammy Hill Retires After 41 Years of Credit Union Service

tnConnect Credit Union’s Tammy Hill has retired after 41 years of service to the credit union industry. While she has retired as the Executive Vice President of tnConnect Credit Union, the credit union wasn’t quite ready to let her go, so she will continue to assist from home part-time as the credit union compliance officer. […]

A Recipe for Success with Sandy Lingerfelt

Sandy Lingerfelt is a credit union legend from Northeast Tennessee. Sandy joined the credit union movement in 1974 and has worked every job within a credit union from teller to CEO. Sandy retired from Clinchfield Federal Credit Union (CFCU) in 2019 where she served for 43 years. Sandy currently serves as the treasurer on CFCU’s […]

ORNL Federal Credit Union and Lowland Credit Union Intend to Merge

ORNL Federal Credit Union (ORNL FCU) and Lowland Credit Union (LCU) recently announced their intent to pursue a merger. The merger is expected to close in the second quarter of 2024, pending regulatory and member approval. “LCU has been a pillar of the communities in which they serve, providing valuable financial products and services and […]

Longtime TVFCU Board Member Passes

We wanted to share information from Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union in Chattanooga, Tenn., about the passing of longtime board member, Louis Wright. Wright was a volunteer leader for TVFCU for more than 25 years and was the brother-in-law of Geraldine Cardwell, former executive vice president and chief financial officer at the League. “Louis provided […]