Michigan State University Federal Credit Union creates new senior VP positions

EAST LANSING, MI (October 7, 2013) — Patrick McPharlin, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MSU Federal Credit Union, is pleased to announce the promotions of Lea Ammerman to MSUFCU’s Senior Vice President of Branches and Samantha Amburgey to MSUFCU’s Senior Vice President of Remote Services. These newly created positions will allow for the continued focus on member service as the Credit Union grows.

Lea Ammerman, has worked for MSUFCU since August 2002, and previously held the position of Vice President of Branches before being promoted to Senior Vice President of Branches. Bringing 25 years of financial services experience to her role, she will continue to oversee the Credit Union’s branch operations which will grow to 15 branches by year-end 2014. Ammerman holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Business Administration from Northwood University, and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Michigan State University. She serves on the MSU’s Weekend MBA (WMBA) Alumni Association Board of Directors, and also on the Advisory Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Mid-Michigan.

Samantha Amburgey, has been with MSUFCU since July of 2004, and was previously the  Vice President of eCommerce and eServices before being promoted to Senior Vice President of Remote Services. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing MSUFCU’s eServices, eCommerce, and Call Center departments. Amburgey holds a Bachelors of Arts  (BA) degree in Sociology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

McPharlin commented, “At MSUFCU, it’s our mission to provide superior service while assisting members and employees to achieve financial security, their goals, and ultimately, their dreams. The promotions of
Ms. Ammerman and Ms. Amburgey will help us to continue our mission to provide excellent service to our growing membership, and further support the evolving needs of our employees and members through our services.”

MSU Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest university-based credit union, offers a full range of personal- and business-related financial services to Michigan State University and Oakland University faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and their families worldwide in addition to a variety of select employee groups. Founded in 1937 by a few MSU professors and employees, MSUFCU now has thirteen branches, over 180,000 members, more than $2.5 billion in assets, and over 530 employees.

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