Vega named CEO of Cooperative CU Association
Sarah Vega, chief of staff and senior policy advisor to NCUA Board Chairman J. Mark McWatters, has been named as the Cooperative Credit Union Association’s new president/CEO. Vega succeeds Paul Gentile, who left the CCUA to become president/CEO of Merck Employees FCU in Rahway, New Jersey.
“We are confident that [Sarah’s] talents, experience and passion for credit unions will benefit our members. Our Association has a proud history of excellence in advocacy on the regulatory, legislative and consumer awareness fronts and that will continue to be our core focus under Sarah’s leadership,” said Bernie Winne, president/CEO of Boston Firefighters Credit Union, a member of the Association’s board and chairman of the search committee.