Frontwave Credit Union announces new board of directors, supervisory committee

OCEANSIDE, CA (April 8, 2021) — Following its annual meeting held on March 31, 2021, Frontwave Credit Union today announced the annual election results for its Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee.

Incumbent Directors Gary Greving and Joseph Mitilieri were re-elected to the Board, and are joined by newly elected Director Sally L. Arnett. Incumbents Kit J. Gardner and Robert C. Ross were re-elected to the Supervisory Committee, and are joined by newly elected Committee Member, Adam Grajewski.

Mr. Greving, Mr. Mitileiri and Mrs. Arnett will serve on the Board led by Chairman Michael Brigagliano, alongside Vice Chairman Brian Sutton, Secretary James Cothran, Treasurer Kelley Mayer, and Directors Gerald Polyascko and Richard Rothwell. Mrs. Arnett replaces Director George Hoagland, who retired from the Board this year after an incredible 52 years of service to the credit union.

Mr. Ross will serve as Chairman of the Supervisory Committee, alongside Committee Members Kit Gardner, Adam Grajewski, Vincent Hinojosa, and William Shute.

“We had 14 very qualified volunteers running for positions on our Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee this year, and we’re thankful to all of our Members who took the time to vote and make their voices heard,” said Bill Birnie, President/CEO of Frontwave Credit Union. “We’re also thankful to all of our Board and Committee Members who volunteer their time to help guide the direction of the credit union and make sure it operates in the best interest of our Members to help make their financial dreams come true.”

About Frontwave Credit Union

Frontwave Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. Frontwave Credit Union provides a portfolio of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, auto loans, mortgage loans, credit cards, home equity loans, and financial planning. Forged in 1952 as Camp Pendleton Federal Credit Union in Oceanside, California, Frontwave has grown from 8 civil service employee members and $40 in assets to more than 100,000 members and more than $1 billion in assets. Frontwave Credit Union was voted San Diego’s Best Credit Union and Best Mortgage Company in the 2020 San Diego Reader “Best Of” Readers Poll, and is continuously recognized as a best place to work in Southern California, winning the Peter Barron Stark Award for Workplace Excellence again in 2020. To learn more, visit


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