Los Angeles Police Federal Credit Union appoints Chief Operating Officer

Law Enforcement Credit Union sees a bright future with seasoned financial professional

VAN NUYS, CA (May 26, 2022) — Los Angeles Police Federal Credit Union (LAPFCU) welcomes Avo Mkhitaryan as Chief Operating Officer, effective May 18, 2022. In his new position, Mkhitaryan is responsible for overseeing branch service, sales, and operations, member services, loan services, marketing, and business development, while supporting the credit union’s strategic plan.

Mkhitaryan joins LAPFCU with more than 20 years of financial institution experience and a wealth of related industry expertise. Prior to joining LAPFCU, he was Senior Vice President of Lending and Member Service Centers at Logix Federal Credit Union. Mkhitaryan also held several executive leadership roles in lending, operations, marketing, business development, strategy, and finance.

“We are very excited to welcome Mr. Mkhitaryan to LAPFCU,” states Edwin W. Hada, LAPFCU President and CEO. “Avo has an impressive track record of achievements, especially driving significant growth in both consumer- and mortgage-related business. He is committed to building on our rich legacy by working with our leadership team to develop and deliver innovative products and services that help maximize engagement, growth, and quality of service.”

“As a leader, it’s important to work toward enhancing value for all stakeholders with strategic initiatives that will benefit the membership while creating a performance-focused culture that supports a member-centric environment,” Mkhitaryan says. “I look forward to complementing LAPFCU’s already strong performance by focusing on the delivery of an unmatched membership experience. I am humbled and privileged to have the opportunity to serve our law enforcement community as a part of its premier financial services provider and trusted advocate.”

Mkhitaryan earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from California State University, Northridge and an MBA from Woodbury University. He is a graduate of Western CUNA Management School and holds a Certified Chief Executive designation from CUES CEO Institute. Mkhitaryan is also a past board member of the Glendale Youth Alliance and the Armenian American Public Service Employees’ Association. He previously served as a public official for the Glendale Unified School District, Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, and as a member of various chambers of commerce and associations of realtors.

Avo Mkhitaryan

About Los Angeles Police Federal Credit Union

Los Angeles Police Federal Credit Union was founded in 1936 and is based in Van Nuys, California. The Credit Union, with assets of $1.2 billion, currently serves 41,900+ members who are Los Angeles County law enforcement personnel and their family members. LAPFCU provides an expansive roster of financial products and services. For more information, visit If you would like more information about LAPFCU's End of Watch Debt Protection program, please contact Matt Dalton at (818) 779-3327 or


Matt Dalton
Vice President, Marketing and Business Development
Los Angeles Police Federal Credit Union
(818) 779-3327

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