Atlantic Federal Credit Union promotes two, hires one for continued growth

SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE (August 23, 2021) — Atlantic Federal Credit Union has announced two promotions and one new hire for continued growth and expansion.

Rachel Newman was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer with the mission to be the organizational advisor to the Atlantic President/CEO, Scott Chretien, and provide support to the Atlantic C-Suite, Board of Directors, and Supervisory Committee.

Lucy Ditzel was promoted to Vice President of Human Resources and Development to lead talent management, workplace culture development, benefits, and training.

Elisha Cicio, Saco Branch Manager, a new hire, is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the Saco branch operations. Elisha comes to Atlantic with solid cultural values and beliefs after eight years at Unum.

Scott Chretien commented, “I am proud to welcome Rachel Newman to our Senior Leadership team. The talents of Lucy Ditzel allow us to promote from within and provide a seamless transition in our HR department. And having the opportunity to hire Elisha Cicio to bring her experience to Atlantic adds tremendous strength to our team. We need good people to continue to grow.”

About Atlantic Federal Credit Union

Atlantic Federal Credit Union is Maine's leading credit union, with over $950 million in assets and over 49,000 members. In addition to the new Video Banking by Atlantic, branches are in Biddeford, Brunswick, Cumberland, Freeport, Saco, Sanford, South Sanford, Topsham, and York. Visit the Atlantic website at


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