Dover Federal Credit Union announces new CEO

DOVER, DE (October 26, 2016) — After an extensive Nationwide Search, Dover Federal Credit Union has appointed Chaz Rzewnicki to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Effective November 1, Rzewnicki will assume the leadership role, as former CEO David Clendaniel will retire early next year after 27 years of service. Mr. Rzewnicki is experienced, poised and passionate about the opportunity to lead Delaware’s largest credit union. “The Board is very excited to promote Chaz to the CEO position. It was heartening to conduct a CEO Search and determine the best candidate for the job was already a part of our team.” stated Jeannette Schuler, Chair.

With more than 15 years of diversified credit union experience, spanning across the areas of Sales, Service, Lending, Collections, Operations, Compliance, Branch and Call Center Administration, Rzewnicki most recently served in the role of Vice President of Member Services for Dover Federal.

Mr. Rzewnicki obtained his degree in Business Administration from Baker College and will earn his Master’s Degree in Strategic Leadership from Central Michigan University in Fall 2016. Rzewnicki is enrolled in the CUES CEO Institute and currently serves on the Advocacy Committee for the Credit Union Cooperative Association for DE as well as the Steering Committee for Leadership Central Delaware.

As a true credit union advocate, Chaz began his credit union career at age 16, through his high school co-op program. By the age of 19, he was promoted to the position of Assistant Branch Manager and has continued to evolve as a strategic and demonstrated successful credit union leader. Rzewnicki stated “It’s an honor to be selected to serve as CEO. When my family and I moved from Michigan in 2014 to Delaware, we made a commitment to Dover Federal Credit Union and the good work they do. The credit union philosophy of “People Helping People” is not only what guides my professional life but also my personal life. As CEO, I will influence the future growth of Dover Federal, prepare for the evolvement of the financial industry as well as continually seek to improve our members’ experience.”


Dover Federal CEO Chaz Rzewnicki

About Dover Federal Credit Union

Dover Federal Credit Union was first chartered in 1958 by a handful of Air Force and civilian workers at Dover Air Force Base. Today, Dover Federal continues to serve the Air Force Base as well as over 40,000 members from over 500 Workplace Partners and has eight locations throughout the state of Delaware. Dover Federal continues to help its members get there, wherever that may be. To learn more about Dover Federal Credit Union, visit any of their branches or visit them on the web at


Taevann Calloway; Marketing Clerk
Dover Federal Credit Union
1075 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
302-678-8000 ext. 2432

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