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Evangelical Christian Credit Union Expands Roles of Two Key Executives

BREA, Calif., April 14, 2016 – Following the appointment of Abel Pomar as chief executive officer in February, Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) continues to advance its evolution as a full-service consumer financial institution by promoting from within its executive leadership ranks. Susan Rushing assumes the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer/Chief Risk Officer and Tom Honan steps up as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer effective immediately. [read more]

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BREA, CALIF., Feb. 22, 2016 – Evangelical Christian Credit Union continues to expand its leadership ranks with the appointment of Greg Talbott as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “After an extensive recruitment, we’re fortunate to welcome Greg,” Pomar said. “His proven skills in developing and executing financial strategies, coupled with his commitment to creating a superior experience for members aligns with our strong organizational culture. Greg will add depth of experience to our executive team and ensure our financial strategies align with and support ECCU’s vision to become a diversified credit union serving both consumers and ministry members.” [read more]

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Evangelical Christian Credit Union Names Abel Pomar to Top Post as CEO

BREA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2016 – Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Abel Pomar as President and Chief Executive Officer, a move intended to further accelerate its transition to a diversified, full-service financial institution, offering its members a full range of both consumer and commercial products and services. "Mr. Pomar is the right person for the job,” said Van C. Elliott, chair, ECCU board of directors. “We are thrilled that he has accepted this role, and are encouraged by his commitment to further advance ECCU's mission—to fuel Christ-centered ministry worldwide." [read more]

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ECCU Announces Retirement of Mark Holbrook, Commending the Credit Union’s CEO for 40 Years of Lea...

Evangelical Christian Credit Union (ECCU) today announced that Mark Holbrook will retire on May 31, 2015 from his post as chief executive officer, a position he has held for the past 36 years. [read more]

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ECCU Celebrates 50 Years of God's Faithfulness

ECCU commemorated its 50th anniversary by holding a staff celebration event at its Brea campus headquarters. Approximately 375 employees and their family members... [read more]

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ECCU Recruits Two Industry Veterans to Strengthen Leadership Team and Chart Bank’s Development of...

Abel Pomar and Robert McDougall will apply experiences forged at commercial banking institutions to ECCU’s affinity-banking model to improve member experiences and introduce financial services as part of its next phase of growth. [read more]

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