STCU announces new director, commercial lending manager, and branch manager

SPOKANE, WA (July 15, 2016) — STCU has promoted a longtime employee to a director position and added two experienced managers to its leadership team.

  • Nicole Tutt is STCU’s new director of enterprise security, overseeing information security; information management; and security and fraud prevention departments. An STCU employee since 2002, Tutt previously was information security manager. She has a master’s degree in information security and assurance from Western Governors University as well as a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Gonzaga University.
  • Scott Bleeker has joined STCU as commercial lending manager. Bleeker began working in financial institutions in 1991. He most recently was a senior vice president at Bank of America. Bleeker has a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Washington State University as well as a master of divinity degree from Nazarene Theological Seminary.
  • Nicole Gunning-Butler has joined STCU as manager of the Newport Branch. Gunning-Butler brings nine years of experience in financial organizations, most recently as a branch manager for Numerica Credit Union. She has a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Phoenix.

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About STCU

Founded by educators in 1934, STCU has been voted the region’s best credit union for 16 consecutive years by readers of the Inlander newspaper. The credit union’s 246,000 members live in all 50 states, accessing their accounts through a network of nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide, and through online banking and the STCU mobile app. STCU employees enjoy a full suite of benefits, including a generous 401(k) match, health insurance, in-house leadership training, tuition reimbursement, paid time off for volunteerism, and more.  


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