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Dort Financial Credit Union in Michigan Appoints New CEO | Credit Union Journal

Dort Financial Credit Union in Grand Blanc, Michigan, has named Brian Waldron as its next managing director.

The $1.4 billion-asset credit union announced that Waldron, who most recently served as senior vice president of loans and chief loan officer at Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie, New York, from 6.4 billion, will become CEO on March 18. Vicki Hawkins, who has run Dort Financial since 2009 according to her LinkedIn, is due to retire in April.

“I have always believed in the mission of credit unions and the idea that ‘people help people’ and make a difference in the lives of their members… I am excited to begin working with the staff at Dort Financial to make a difference in the lives of its current and future members,” Waldron said in a press release Tuesday.

Waldron also served as assistant vice president of Universal 1 Credit Union, with assets of 476 million, in Dayton, Ohio, and director of loans for Scott Credit Union, with assets of 1, $6 billion, in Edwardsville, Illinois.

“We welcome Brian Waldron to Dort Financial Credit Union and look forward to a collaborative partnership to sustain our current success and capitalize on market and community opportunities,” said Wayne Natzke, Chairman of the Board of Directors, in the press release.