Spectra Credit Union announces new Chief Financial Officer

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 24, 2023) — Spectra Credit Union is pleased to announce the selection of Debbie Freeman as the credit union’s new Chief Financial Officer.

“We believe our new CFO will make a great addition to our team and contribute to the continued success of our credit union,” said Kristin Shultz, President & CEO. “Debbie brings significant knowledge and financial expertise. She will be an asset to the organization as we continue to grow.”

Prior to joining Spectra, Debbie Freeman worked for Navy Federal Credit Union for 22 years where she held various positions within Finance including Senior Vice President of Financial Operations and CFO. Debbie holds a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University and is an active Certified Public Accountant.

Debbie Freeman

About Spectra Credit Union

Spectra Credit Union, formerly known as NRL Federal Credit Union, is a full-service credit union, serving nearly 27,000 members with assets over $608 million. Opened in 1946 with the main objective of serving the Naval Research Lab, Spectra Credit Union now serves a wide variety of members. Spectra Credit Union offers a complete line of financial services such as consumer and real estate loans, personal lines of credit, credit cards, checking and savings accounts, commercial services, and a full suite of online and mobile banking services. Spectra is committed to providing members with a broad spectrum of innovative, high-quality financial services, while ensuring the safety and stability of financial assets.

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