Bay Federal’s Micah Arnold becomes certified as Sustainability Facility Professional

Arnold continues to be a driving force behind the fulfillment of environmental responsibility.

CAPITOLA, CA (November 15, 2023) — Bay Federal Credit Union Facilities Senior Project Coordinator, Micah Arnold, joins an esteemed group of professionals in obtaining his Sustainability Facility Professional credential from the International Facility Management Association. This Sustainability Facility Professional course improves knowledge, enhances skills, and increases credibility towards the incorporation of sustainable concepts.

Professionals who have earned this globally recognized credential demonstrate an increased knowledge of the foundational competency of sustainability in facility management. This will aid both Arnold and Bay Federal in continuing to incorporate sustainability concepts into the organization’s facilities and daily practices.

“Micah has always been a champion for sustainability, previously receiving recognition for his ‘Focus on Sustainable Practice’ cost-saving ideas in 2021 and playing an instrumental role in our Green Business Certified designations,” stated Patty Winters, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “This certification will enable Micah to continue leading Bay Federal towards becoming Green Business Certified at every single one of our locations.”

As the Senior Project Coordinator, Arnold plays a vital role in the care, maintenance, and functionality of credit union facilities. He joined the facilities team at Bay Federal in 2015 and after learning how impactful the organization can be on the environment, he found a passion for continuing his education in sustainability opportunities. Arnold works closely with the California Green Business Network to continue his environmental mission.

Micah enjoys spending his free time with his wife, playing their newfound hobby, pickleball, and maintains an active role in his ministry.

About Bay Federal Credit Union

Bay Federal Credit Union is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution that serves over 86,000 members and 2,400 local businesses throughout Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey counties. With more than $1.6 billion in assets, Bay Federal is the largest member-owned financial institution in the region. The organization has been proudly serving its members and the community since 1957. Bay Federal is a certified Community Development Financial Institution, with a primary mission of promoting community development alongside their financial activities. Bay Federal has an award-winning employee volunteer program in which employees have given their own money and volunteer for numerous local schools, nonprofit organizations, and community events each year.


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SVP, Chief Marketing Officer
Bay Federal Credit Union

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