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Navigant Credit Union introduces new branch manager at Wakefield location

SMITHFIELD, RI (February 9, 2024) — Navigant Credit Union has hired a new branch manager to lead its location in Wakefield, Rhode Island, the credit union announced today.

Sue Ann Votta, a veteran of the financial services industry with more than 30 years of professional experience, recently joined Navigant Credit Union’s growing team as an Assistant Vice President / Branch Manager. In her new role, Votta will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations at Navigant Credit Union’s Wakefield branch, located at 172 Main Street. She will lead supervision and training for branch personnel and ensure members in Wakefield and across Washington County receive the exceptional, personalized service for which Navigant Credit Union is known.

“We are pleased to welcome Sue Ann to our growing team at Navigant Credit Union, and we are confident her experience and inherent leadership skills will prove to be invaluable assets for our local members,” said Kathy Orovitz, President / CEO, Navigant Credit Union. “We remain as committed as ever to growing our business in Washington County as we continue to strive toward improving the financial well-being of the families, businesses and communities we serve across the state of Rhode Island.

Votta most recently worked as the Practice Manager at Connecticut-based advisory firm Barnum Financial. She has also served as a Branch Manager and Mortgage Originator at People’s Credit Union, and as a Vice President and Branch Manager at Newport Federal Savings Bank.

Votta earned her B.S. in Business Communications from Providence College and completed a Project Management Certification Program at Bryant University. She also earned an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Johnson & Wales University.

As an active member of her hometown in Wakefield, Votta regularly volunteers at the Save One Soul Animal Rescue League, and serves on the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s Events Committee


About Navigant Credit Union

Based in Smithfield, R.I., Navigant Credit Union is the longest-operating member-owned credit union in Rhode Island. Since its founding in 1915, Navigant Credit Union has been dedicated to providing its members with unparalleled financial products and services, while working every day to improve the financial well-being of the families, businesses and communities it serves across Rhode Island. With more than $3.7 billion in assets, more than 145,000 members and 25 physical branch locations, Navigant Credit Union is the largest credit union in Rhode Island and among the state’s strongest and most trusted financial institutions. Earning a five-star rating, Navigant Credit Union was listed as one of America’s best regional banks and credit unions by Newsweek in 2024. It is consistently ranked as one of Rhode Island’s Best Place to Work by Providence Business News and was rated the state’s top credit union and mortgage lender in 2022 and 2023 by the Providence Journal Readers’ Choice Awards. Navigant Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA. Visit www.navigantcu.org to learn more

Contacts

Tim Draper
401-233-4316
tdraper@navigantcu.org

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