Cornerstone Financial Credit Union Promotes Donna Young to President
Donna Young has been promoted to President of Cornerstone Financial Credit Union. Donna replaces Joe Spivey who retired in January of 2021 after serving as President since 2016.
A native of East Tennessee, Donna has spent over 42 years in the credit union industry, 31 of those years with Cornerstone. Starting her credit union career as a teller at ORNL Credit Union, Donna also worked with new accounts and business development before transitioning her career to Cornerstone Financial Credit Union where she held positions as Training Manager, Assistant Vice President of Marketing, Vice President of Human Resources and, most recently, as Executive Vice President.
Donna earned a B.S Degree in Finance from the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Kallar McCown Promoted to Vice President of Branch Operations
Kallar McCown has been promoted to Vice President of Branch Operations at Cornerstone Financial Credit Union.
Kallar brings over a decade of experience in the financial industry, leveraging knowledge from his banking and credit union background. Kallar previously held positions such as Branch Manager, Retail Director, MLO, and most recently Regional Branch Operations Manager for Cornerstone Financial Credit Union.
A native of West Tennessee, Kallar earned his B.S. Degree in Marketing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and his M.B.A from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.
Rod Payne Promoted To Chief Information Officer
Rod Payne has been promoted to Chief Information Officer of Cornerstone Financial Credit Union. A native of East Tennessee, Rod has over 22 years’ experience in the credit union industry, 16 of those with Cornerstone, as well as a decade in healthcare. He began his credit union career as a programmer with a Memphis-based credit union software company before working as a consultant with a few credit unions in Middle and East Tennessee. Before joining Cornerstone as AVP, Information Systems, in 2004, Rod spent 10 years with LabCorp as IT Director managing their Brentwood data center.
Rod earned his B.A. in Mathematics/Computer Science from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee.
Laura Williamson Promoted to Executive Vice President
Laura Williamson has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Cornerstone Financial Credit Union.
Laura has over 27 years’ experience in the credit union industry, 22 of those with Cornerstone. Prior to her credit union career, Laura performed audits as a Certified Public Accountant and was the Controller for a healthcare group. Her credit union experience includes being the Controller for a Middle Tennessee credit union before joining Cornerstone, where she has held positions as Vice President – CUSO, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, and, most recently, as Chief Operations Officer.
Laura earned her B.S. degree in Accounting from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Linda Summarell Promoted To Chief Lending Officer
Linda Summarell has been promoted to Chief Information Officer of Cornerstone Financial Credit Union. Mrs. Summarell has been with Cornerstone for over 35 years and most recently was Senior Vice President of Lending.
Cornerstone Financial Credit Union has over 42,000 members and assets of more than $468 million dollars. Cornerstone has branch offices in Clarksville, Dickson, Franklin, Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and the main branch located in Hillsboro Village in Nashville.