Ryan O’Connor joins Credit Union West as Vice President Of Marketing And Communications

GLENDALE, AZ (January 19, 2022) — Credit Union West announced today that Ryan O’Connor has been selected as its newest executive overseeing all functions of Marketing and Communications. In this role, O’Connor will oversee the strategic development of the credit union’s brand and marketing efforts, including all aspects of design, experience, advertising and communications, as well as enriching the business and community development and sponsorship programs.

“It’s an exciting time to lead marketing and communications for Credit Union West. As we position the organization for future growth and expansion, Ryan’s modern approach and experience will help set the vision for how we market and engage with our members and potential members,” said Ning Duong, Chief Operating Officer.

O’Connor joins Credit Union West with 20 years of management and marketing experience. Most recently, he spent six years with the League of Southeastern Credit Unions and served in two different roles during that time (SVP of Operations and AVP of Marketing). Prior to this, he was the AVP of Marketing for Envision Credit Union. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Thomas College in Marketing Management and a Master’s degree from Gonzaga University in Organizational Leadership.

“I am thrilled to be joining Credit Union West and have been very pleased in my research of the strong culture and performance here. I look forward to bringing my experience and leadership to help support the continued growth of the credit union,” O’Connor said.

About Credit Union West

The Credit Union West tradition had the honor of beginning in 1951 as Luke Federal Credit Union. Originally located on Luke Air Force Base, the organization’s mission was to enhance the lives of military members and their families through being a trusted provider of financial services. Today, Credit Union West embraces the same commitment to the military and now has expanded to include all who live, work or worship in Maricopa, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai, Yuma, Mohave, Coconino, Cochise, Navajo, Apache, and Gila counties. Credit Union West serves over 90,000 members with more than $1.1 billion in assets. The credit union’s core principles have guided its decisions, which in turn has ensured integrity and trusted member service. Federally insured by the NCUA. Learn more at

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