Westerra Credit Union announces Jared Dryer as vice president of consumer lending

DENVER, CO (February 9, 2021)

Jared Dryer has joined Westerra Credit Union as Vice President of Consumer Lending. Dryer will lead Westerra’s consumer business line, specifically overseeing strategy for the credit union’s tech-forward, multi-channel growth in products and services. Dryer looks forward to optimizing member and employee experiences by applying his deep understanding of consumer behaviors and trends.

“Westerra is a on a journey to become a digital-first enterprise. We know that bringing on Jared to help conduct this charge is a monumental step in achieving that goal in delivering consumer loan products,” stated Jason Sasena, Westerra Chief Lending Officer. “Jared is a progressive leader with a wealth of knowledge in the consumer services space. We look forward to everything Jared is sure to accomplish for our members and the lending team.”

Dryer has served in many leadership positions, most recently as Senior Director of Consumer Services at Bellco Credit Union. Within that role, Dryer managed all of Consumer Lending, Real Estate and Consumer Deposit portfolios and strategies.

“It is truly an honor to be a part of Westerra Credit Union and joining in their commitment to meeting members’ needs,” said Dryer. “I look forward to working with the team on the digital-first mindset and improving Westerra’s online platform. Together, we can offer more convenient banking tools with constant attention to updates, giving our members even further control over their own banking needs.”

Dryer holds an MBA in Strategic Leadership from Amberton University in Texas and graduated with honors from the Western CUNA Management School in Claremont, CA.

About Westerra Credit Union

As a member-owned, not for profit credit union, Westerra's purpose is “We exist to teach one another to prosper” and lives into this purpose by supporting individuals, families and businesses. Westerra holds approximately $2 billion in assets, serves 110,000 members throughout the Denver metro area and is one of only three credit unions recognized on Newsweek’s 2024 “Best Regional Banks and Credit Unions” list. For more information, visit WesterraCU.comFederally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity.


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