GLCU celebrates Q2 promotions and new hires

BANNOCKBURN, IL (June 4, 2021) — In the second quarter, Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) welcomed in new leaders to the
Retail team. Jennifer Mayer, Michael Villarreal, Beatriz Hernandez, and Isiah Kenney took on the Branch
Manager roles at various branches including Chicago Uptown, Round Lake Beach, and Country Club Hills. In
addition, GLCU is also excited to announce three new Assistant Branch managers, Tia Williams, LeeAnne Ciarlo,
and Jean Miranda.

“It’s always a pleasure to see our team members grow within the organization, especially when talented
individuals have the opportunity to make a bigger impact in leadership roles. Moreover, I’m also excited to
welcome our newly hired leaders, as they will bring knowledge, concepts and energy to the Retail team. With
our recent leadership additions in Retail, I’m thrilled to see our organization thrive as these leaders will help us
put purpose into action. Congrats to our newly promoted and hired team members.” – Ralph Czechowski, VP
of Retail.

After a year and a half with GLCU, previously at Chicago Uptown, Alberto Roman has been promoted to Branch
Manager II. Alberto will now be based out of the North Chicago branch and will help oversee the continued
onboarding of our newly hired team members in Retail. Alberto has been in the financial industry for 10 years
and currently sits on the Associate Board of Economic Awareness Council.

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About Great Lakes Credit Union

Founded in 1938 and headquartered in Northern Illinois, GLCU is committed to financial empowerment for you. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative with over $1 billion in assets, GLCU is proud to serve more than 80,000 members in the Chicagoland and surrounding areas. Learn more about GLCU’s accounts, educational initiatives and community development programs at


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