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

Denver-based Westerra Credit Union holds over $1.9 billion in assets and serves 123,000 members throughout the Denver metro area. Founded in Denver 1934 by eight schoolteachers, Westerra’s Purpose is to “teach one another to prosper.” Member-owned and committed to the communities we serve, today we carry that purpose forward to help individuals, families, and businesses. In the past decade, Westerra donated more than $500,000 to the community through sponsorships, donations and grants. For more information, visit


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