OnPoint Community Credit Union Announces Greg Smit and Cecile Wood as Pacific Coast Banking School Graduates
Pacific Coast Banking School readies bank and credit union professionals with advanced leadership and business skills
PORTLAND, Ore., October 15, 2012—OnPoint Community Credit Union announced that Greg Smit, VP/Internal Audit Manager and Cecile Wood, VP/Member Services have graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School (PCBS). In partnership with the Graduate School of Business at the University of Washington, PCBS provides a three year graduate level program of executive leadership and management education focused on the financial services industry.
Greg Smit has 23 years of financial services experience and has held branch manager, lending services manager and real estate services manager positions. Smit said, “The curriculum at Pacific Coast Banking School was intense and relevant. The knowledge and skills that I gained through my experience has significantly enhanced my ability to contribute to the continued success of OnPoint and the credit union industry.”
Cecile Wood has built a career in financial services including positions as VP/Consumer Products and branch manager and is a member of the advisory council for Credit Union Direct Lending Corporation. “The high level, relevant coursework at Pacific Coast Banking School further enhanced my knowledge and skills to successfully integrate the application of risk management, financial performance and leadership in today’s diverse financial services industry,” said Wood.
“We congratulate both Greg and Cecile on graduating from Pacific Coast Banking School,” said OnPoint’s President and CEO Rob Stuart. “Graduating from this program demonstrates a commitment to education and to being an excellent resource for our membership. We are proud of their accomplishment and wish them both continued success.”
ABOUT ONPOINT COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION
OnPoint Community Credit Union is the largest credit union in Oregon, serving more than 246,000 members and with assets of $3.2 billion. Founded in 1932, OnPoint Community Credit Union’s membership is available to anyone who lives or works in one of 13 Oregon (Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Lane, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington and Yamhill) and two Washington counties (Skamania and Clark). More information is available at www.onpointcu.com or 503-228-7077 or 800-527-3932.