Members First Credit Union announces the promotion of Everett Peterson to Vice President of Technology

MIDLAND, MI (January 23, 2024)Members First (M1) is excited to announce the promotion of Everett Peterson to Vice President of Technology. With an impressive 22-year career in the Information Technology industry, Everett has dedicated six years to the growth and innovation of Members First Credit Union. In his new role, he will lead a team of technology professionals responsible for the security, data, infrastructure, Helpdesk and, programing of the credit union. 

“We are excited to have Everett rise up as our Vice President of Technology,” expressed Tamara McGovern, Chief Financial Officer of Members First Credit Union. “Everett’s exceptional background and proven expertise has prepared him well for his new role at M1.  While his technical knowledge is well known, it is Everett’s thoughtful approach, open communication and collaborative nature that sets us up for success.  His dedication to excellence aligns seamlessly with our commitment to delivering top-notch services to our members. We look forward to the positive impact he will undoubtedly make in shaping the future of our technology landscape.”

“I am truly honored to assume the role of Vice President of Technology, and I am dedicated to steering M1 to the forefront of technological innovation,” expressed Peterson. “Reflecting on the past six years, if someone had told me that I would be in this position today, I might not have believed it. It’s an exciting journey, and I am eager to dive into the responsibilities, fueled by a genuine passion for my work. I look forward to contributing to M1’s technological excellence and finding continued joy in every aspect of the dynamic challenges that lie ahead.”

Peterson holds a Bachelor of Business in Computer Information Systems from Ferris State University. He is an experienced traveler and enjoys spending time with his family, disc golfing, playing open-world video games, and watching History and Discovery Channel shows.

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