Jeff Deshane Hired as Vice President of Loan Services

KALAMAZOO, MI (June 24, 2013) — Charles Cornelius, President and CEO of Educational Community Credit Union (ECCU), is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff DeShane as Vice President of Loan Services. Jeff’s responsibilities will include overseeing the planning, direction, and management of the credit union’s lending activities for both business and consumer loans.

DeShane has 16 years’ experience in the financial industry and previous positions include: Assistant Vice President of Lending at Cap Com Credit Union/DFCU Financial in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Central Lending Manager of Lake Michigan Credit Union in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and most recently, Vice President of Sales and Lending for Five Star Credit Union in Dothan, Alabama.

“I am very excited and honored to be a part of the ECCU family.” said DeShane, “I look forward to working with an amazing team to create more loan opportunities for all of our members by building performing loans in all credit tiers.”  Jeff and his family reside in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Established in 1935, the credit union exceeds $399 million in assets and provides a full-range of financial products and services to more than 35,000 members throughout 21 counties in Michigan. Visit to learn for yourself why ECCU just feels right, and ECCU members feel right at home.

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