Afena Federal Credit Union’s Karen Gilliam-Brown named to statewide trade association board, statewide foundation board

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 10, 2017) — Afena Federal Credit Union President/CEO Karen Gilliam-Brown has been elected to the board of directors of the Indiana Credit Union League She was elected to a three-year term to represent credit unions in central Indiana’s District 2 which includes Grant County and other communities where the credit union has a presence. She has also been named to the board of directors of the Indiana Credit Union Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the League.

Gilliam-Brown has been at the helm of Afena FCU since 2014, and she has worked in a variety of upper management-level and leadership positions at banks and credit unions throughout the country. Her professional passions include financial literacy and community service. In addition to her work at the credit union, she is a member of the League’s Audit & Finance Committee and its Products & Services Committee. She is also on the board of directors of the Grant County Chamber of Commerce and LEAD, Inc., which develops leaders of strong character in Grant County; she is director/Treasurer for Circles of Grant County, which empowers families to move out of poverty; she serves on IU Kokomo’s advisory board where she works with other community leaders to identify educational needs in Grant County and support the educational process of IU Kokomo, and she is a Rotarian.

She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Chicago State University, a Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland.

Karen Gilliam Brown

About Indiana Credit Union League

The Indiana Credit Union League is the statewide trade association for credit unions in Indiana. Those credit unions serve more than 2.8 million Hoosiers.


Kay Neidlinger, VP Communications
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