Bellwether Community Credit Union announces Nathan Saller as incoming CEO

MANCHESTER, NH (March 29, 2019) — Bellwether Community Credit Union’s Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Nathan Saller as the successor to current President/CEO, Michael L’Ecuyer. Saller has been named President/COO and will transition to CEO when long-time leader L’Ecuyer retires October 1.

“It was really important for us to find the right candidate, one who was committed to the values of the organization, and who at the same time possessed the industry knowledge necessary to create an incredible experience for our employees and members,” said John Gennetti, chairman of Bellwether’s Board of Directors. “We were thrilled that we were able to choose a strong internal candidate whose experience and desire to do what’s right for all constituents makes him the perfect person to take the helm.”

“Bellwether is an absolutely incredible organization,” said Saller. “We have amazing people, a strong commitment to delivering extraordinary service and tangible value to our members, and a history of impact on the communities we serve. I look forward to building on this strong foundation to further extend our positive impact on our members and the community.”

Saller joined Bellwether in 1997 in a marketing role, then led the company’s retail banking and call center teams and later was placed in charge of corporate strategy. He was named chief operating officer in January 2017 and executive vice president in May 2018. Saller has overseen tremendous growth in the organization. Over the course of his 20-year tenure, he has been influential in growing Bellwether’s membership from 10,000 to over 36,000 members today.

Saller has a strong commitment to community. He currently serves as vice chairman on the Board of Directors for the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, as a member of the Board of Advisors for StayWorkPlayNH, and chairs the marketing committee for America’s Credit Union Museum in Manchester. Prior to joining Bellwether, he began his career at Ford Motor Credit Company. He received his Master of Business Administration from UNH Manchester and has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Evangel University. He is also a graduate of the American Bankers’ Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking at the Wharton School of Business/University of Pennsylvania and of Leadership Greater Manchester.

“I am thrilled with the Board’s selection of Nathan,” said L’Ecuyer. “The service and value he brings to our members is immeasurable, and he is well respected by his colleagues and in the communities Bellwether serves. I look forward to working with him during the transition period and then watching him continue to forge his own legacy as a business and community leader.”

About Bellwether Community Credit Union

Since 1921, Bellwether Community Credit Union has offered financial services to consumers residing or working in New Hampshire and Essex and Middlesex counties in Massachusetts. As a not-for-profit credit union, Bellwether focuses on giving value back to members through better rates and lower fees; local, personal service; and digital channels which simplify how people bank, borrow and pay. Members can access their accounts at nearly 30,000 free ATMs nationwide and approximately 6,500 CU Service Centers around the world. Bellwether Community Credit Union has branches in Bedford, Manchester and Nashua.

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