Members 1st Federal Credit Union President and CEO, three board volunteers make Central Penn Business Journal’s Power 100 List

ENOLA, PA (March 26, 2024)Members 1st Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Michael Wilson, President and CEO; Ade Bakare, Associate Board Director; Eric Darr, Supervisory Committee Member; and Heather Valudes, Associate Supervisory Committee Member, have all been named to Central Penn Business Journal’s (CPBJ) 2024 Power 100 List.

The fifth annual Power 100 List recognizes local leaders who are actively shaping and influencing their communities. Those named to the list come from all sectors, including law, finance, education, government, health care, business and nonprofits.

“We are honored to see so many Members 1st leaders named to Central Penn Business Journal’s Power 100 List. They each exemplify our commitment to our communities and our unwavering dedication to our members,” said Chad Adams, Chief Relationship Officer. “We are inspired by the impact they continue to make, not just within Members 1st, but across our entire footprint.”

Wilson has been named to the list for the second consecutive year. For the entire 2024 Power 100 List visit: journals-power-100/

About Members 1st Federal Credit Union

Members 1st Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution with  nearly 600,000 members and $7 billion in assets. While its administrative headquarters is based  in Enola, PA, Members 1st serves its members and communities through its network of nearly  60 branch locations throughout Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon,  Lehigh, Northampton, Perry and York counties, as well as its robust digital banking and call  center channels. To learn more about Members 1st, visit or follow us on  Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X. 


Courtney McFarland,
Communications Manager
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