Patelco Brings Two New Vice Presidents on Board

Earle and Nafei bring their financial services expertise to the member-focused credit union

Patelco recently hired two new vice presidents, both with extensive experience in the financial services industry. These new additions to Patelco will be instrumental in the credit union’s continued focus on building a service culture focused on saving its members money and enhancing the member experience.

Viktoria Earle, who joined Patelco yesterday, will serve as Vice President of Risk Management, reporting to President and Chief Executive Officer Ken Burns. In her new role, Earle will be responsible for enterprise-wide risk management. “Viktoria is a valuable addition to Patelco,” stated Burns. “As we seek to further our mission of a service culture, she will help us minimize risk and then return even greater value to our members.” Earle has more than 23 years of experience in the financial services industry focusing on auditing, financial operations, strategic project execution, and risk management.

Flora Nafei, who joined Patelco on December 3, is the new Vice President of Sales and Member Services and reports to Executive Vice President and Chief Retail Officer Ryan Misasi. “Flora’s experience, drive, and commitment to excellence will help our member-serving teams consistently deliver on our mission,” stated Misasi. Nafei’s 20 years of experience encompasses all aspects of retail banking, lending, and sales. At Patelco she will be responsible for the branch network, telephone and online customer service, business development, and the mortgage lending sales team.

More About Patelco
Founded in 1936, Patelco Credit Union ranks among the largest credit unions in the nation and is the fifth largest in California, with more than $3.8 billion in assets and 270,000 members. Throughout its 76-year history, Patelco has helped its members and their communities prosper through volunteer initiatives and personalized service that focuses on transparency, simplicity in banking, and garnering trust. Patelco is a federally insured, not-for-profit, full-service credit union that offers the same types of products and services as large banks. Membership in Patelco is free and open to everyone.

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