Members 1st names new Chief Information Officer ahead of digital evolution

MECHANICSBURG, PA (February 10, 2022) — Members 1st Federal Credit Union recently named Garth Pricer as Chief Information Officer (CIO) following the retirement of previous CIO Bob West in November 2021.

In his new role, Pricer will ensure that Members 1st maintains its strong information and digital infrastructure. He will oversee all aspects of the credit union’s information technology efforts including but not limited to member security, project management efforts, numerous information systems, software development and engineering, coordination and oversight of strategic business goals and more. As Members 1st continues to grow and evolve, Pricer will also play a key role in enhancing the credit union’s digital experience through robust platforms that deliver its wide range of products and services to over half a million members.

“Garth brings years of IT experience and leadership to this role,” said Members 1st President & CEO George Nahodil. “We are excited to have him lead this crucial part of our business, deliver solutions to assist our members and provide technical services to our associates so that we can continue to meet our members’ needs.”

Pricer has over 20 years of experience in information technology services, with cyber-crime as his area of specialty, both directly and through educating and supporting the global community. He joined the credit union in 2010 as Vice President of IT Information Security.

Pricer holds a Bachelor of Arts from Alfred University and is currently pursuing his Master of Business Administration from Elizabethtown College. In addition, Pricer earned several Microsoft and security certifications.

“It is an honor to be part of the credit union’s ITS team, especially as we are on the cusp of such a pivotal moment for digital engagement,” said Pricer. “I am very grateful for the opportunity to lead this talented group in my new role so that we can continue enhancing services and protecting the safety and soundness of our more than half a million members.”

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
(717) 829-3776

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