02/28/2019

Liberty Bay Credit Union Announces Promotions to Align with Strategic Vision

Internal News, Press Release | Corporate

BRAINTREE, MASS. (February 28, 2019) – Liberty Bay Credit Union’s President Lyndon Matteson is excited to announce the promotion of several key members of the management team that will align with the initiatives of Chief Executive Officer Edward Lopes and the Board of Directors, in the 2019–2022 Strategic Plan. “These are outstanding leaders who combine deep technical competencies with strong collaboration skills,” said Matteson.

Joseph Bean will serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. Mr. Bean will oversee all aspects of Commercial, Residential and Consumer Lending.

Peter Dennis has been named Executive Vice President of Affinity Banking. He will also oversee Corporate Communications and Marketing.

James Quinn has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Human Resources, responsible for all staff functions. He will also oversee facilities administration.

Kathy Peila will serve as Senior Vice President of Project Administration. George Kelly will serve as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Officer. Stephen Fulchini will continue to head up Information Technologies as Senior Vice President; while Fred Williams has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

The promotions are consistent with the overall strategy of Liberty Bay’s long term business growth initiatives. Liberty Bay CEO Lopes said, “Through these promotions, Lyn Matteson is aligning our leadership resources with a suite of business development initiatives that he has presented to the Board of Directors. He has positioned the credit union to deliver better banking experiences for our members while accelerating our plans for growth in the communities we serve.”

Operational transitions will occur in a phased approach, and will be completed by mid-May, coinciding with the hiring of a new Chief Operating Officer. Liberty Bay is one of the most established credit unions in New England and looks towards continued growth in all sectors with these strategic promotions.