Bridge Credit Union announces President retirement

COLUMBUS, OH (October 1, 2019) — Bridge Credit Union’s President, Christine (Christy) Leslie has announced her plan to retire in January 2020. Leslie will step down after more than 36 years of service to the credit union. Leslie has held various leadership roles in the credit union movement. Leslie became President of Bridge Credit Union in December 2011 and under her leadership the institution has grown from $36 million in assets to its current asset size of $86 million.

“We are thankful for Christy’s exceptional contributions, commitment and steadfast service to Bridge Credit Union over the past 36 years. Bridge has achieved many astonishing successes under Christy’s leadership. Bridge is positioned for growth and success for years to come.” Julie Ray, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Bridge Credit Union.

Bridge Credit Union’s Board of Directors has named Jarod Bach, current Executive Vice President, as the next President. Bach has been a Bridge Credit Union employee since 2011. He will take the wheel once current President Leslie retires. “Jarod is ideally positioned to lead Bridge Credit Union as we continue to grow our credit union brand throughout the state of Ohio.” Leslie said.

“I would like to thank our members, staff and board of directors for making the past 36 years so worthwhile. Our success would not have been possible without our great team working tirelessly. I am appreciative for all your hard work. I know that Bridge Credit Union will continue to have a positive impact in our members lives and the communities we serve.” Leslie said.

About Bridge Credit Union

Bridge was founded on the values of people helping people. A not-for-profit institution dedicated to serving the financial needs of its members, Bridge Credit Union serves approximately 12,000 members, with 3 branches in the Greater Columbus & Dayton area. “Experience the Bridge Difference”, for more information visit


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Bridge Credit Union
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Bridge Credit Union
1980 W. Broad Street
Mail Stop # 0000
Columbus, Ohio 43223

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