FITCHBURG, Mass. (4/25/13)--Anthony "Tony" Emerson, president/CEO of The Credit Union League of Connecticut, has been tapped by IC FCU in Fitchburg, Mass., as its new CEO. Emerson will replace retiring CEO Tony Cali.
Emerson, president of the league since March of 2008, said he will remain with the league through June 14 and will start his new position at the $475 million asset credit union on June 17.
"After an extensive national search process and many strong potential candidates, the board feels Tony has the skills and leadership capabilities to take IC FCU to the next level of growth," said IC FCU Board Chairman Ken Stone.
Emerson served as vice president of finance/accounting/operations for Maine Savings FCU, Hampden, Maine, from 2003 to 2008. He began his credit union career in 2001 at Penobscot County FCU, Old Town, Maine, after serving as an executive with a world-wide manufacturing firm and several years as a contracting officer in the Air Force. He has served on various boards, steering and league committees, and as chapter president for a two-year term.
He has earned degrees in contract law, logistics management and accounting, a master of business administration, and a doctorate in international business, and graduated with high honors from the Academy of Military Science. He also has consulted the past five years on business strategy and strategic management.
"The board, staff and members are all loyal and dedicated to the success of the credit union," said Emerson. "I look forward to working with all of them well into the future to ensure the continued growth and prosperity of the credit union."