People’s Credit Union appoints new head of finance, Cynthia Ricci

MIDDLETOWN, RI (January 10, 2024) — People’s Credit Union has appointed Cynthia Ricci as Head of Finance directing all functions within the department including financial reporting, budgeting, liquidity management, and internal controls & procedures. Ricci will report to the Head of Finance & Risk, Margaret McGill, and will interpret all new regulatory and financial accounting standards to determine their impact within the Credit Union. Prior to joining People’s, Ricci was a Senior Business Analyst Supervisor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and with Citizens Financial Group as a Vice President, Corporate Reporting. She began her financial services career with State Street Corporation.

“Cynthia will be responsible for leading the finance team to become true business partners for the rest of the Credit Union through automating processes and driving an analytical view of financials,” offered Margaret McGill, Head of Finance & Risk. “Cynthia’s recognized leadership skills and her knowledge of financial reporting will be key drivers of these initiatives,” McGill further stated.

“I look forward to working with People’s Credit Union and applying my experience in developing reporting partnerships throughout the various departments,” stated Cynthia Ricci. “It will be an exciting opportunity with tremendous rewards that I readily embrace,” Ricci added.

Cynthia Ricci will be located out of the People’s Credit Union headquarters in Middletown, RI.

Cynthia Ricci, Head of Finance

About People's Credit Union

Founded in 1922 and headquartered in Middletown, RI, People's Credit Union is a purpose-driven, member-owned, state-chartered, community credit union that serves as a catalyst for positive change in the community through its member engagement and community support. Known for its wide array of personal banking and business banking products & services, including personal, mortgage, and business lending, membership is open to all individuals. All deposits are insured up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government. For more information visit


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