MD|DC Credit Union Association names Point Breeze Credit Union CEO Bernard McLaughlin to Board of Directors

Baltimore, MD (August 5, 2014) — The MD|DC Credit Union Association (MD|DC CUA), the premier regional trade association for credit unions in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia, has appointedPoint Breeze Credit Union CEO Bernard McLaughlin to its Board of Directors. McLaughlin will also serve as Vice Chair of the Advocacy Committee.

“It is an honor to join a board of strong leadership representing credit unions around the region,” said McLaughlin. “I share MDDCCUA’s commitment to promoting excellence in the credit union industry and helping credit unions provide their members exceptional service.”

McLaughlin joined Point Breeze Credit Union as President and CEO in early 2013 with extensive experience in leadership of financial institutions, including more than 30 years in executive leadership roles at various banks and credit unions on the East Coast.

“The Association is privileged to have Bernie McLaughlin’s incredible depth of credit union knowledge, operational expertise and proven leadership in the advocacy arena,” said MD|DC CUA President and Chief Executive Officer, John Bratsakis. “I am confident that his efforts will greatly enhance our organization and the industry as a whole. We look forward to the new perspectives he will bring.”

McLaughlin’s continued role on the Advocacy Committee supports MD|DC CUA’s work to advance and protect the best interest of Credit Unions and its members. MD|DC CUA provides representation to elected officials at the local and National level, and keeps association affiliates abreast of legal and regulatory issues that impact the industry.

About MD|DC Credit Union Association
The Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association is the premier regional trade association for credit unions in the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia.  The Association serves more than 2.5 million member-owners by providing leadership, innovation, and support in three strategic areas: Advocacy, Community Outreach and Services. Credit unions are not-for profit financial cooperatives that are locally controlled and owned by the people they serve. For more information, visit

About Point Breeze Credit Union
Point Breeze Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative. Currently, we are one of the largest credit unions in Maryland, with offices located in Hunt Valley, Rosedale and Bel Air. Point Breeze serves more than 500 Employer Groups and over 49,000 members in the Greater Baltimore area, with total assets exceeding $735 million. Our mission is to provide a superior financial experience for our members. We are people helping people achieve their goals and, as neighbors, we believe that a prosperous community benefits all. Point Breeze offers consumer and business checking, savings and loan services. Federally Insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. For more information, please visit


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