Payments Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) PSCU has appointed two veterans of the financial services industry to its board of directors.
President and CEO of the California Coast Credit Union Todd Way and President and CEO of the Border Federal Credit Union Maria J. Martinez will serve as associate directors, according to a Tuesday July 20 announcement emailed to PYMNTS.
Lane has over three decades of management experience in the financial services industry. He became President and CEO of the California Coast Credit Union in 2014 after serving as CFO from 2009. He is currently a Director of the Neighborhood House Association and sits on the San Diego Board of Directors. State University Alumni Association. In addition, Lane sits on the board of directors of the Cal Coast Cares Foundation.
He holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and a BA in Finance from San Diego State University.
Martinez has been President and CEO of the Border Federal Credit Union (BFCU) since 1997. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), representing Class A credit unions in District 5 of CUNA, and is a member of the Boards of Directors of CUNA Strategic Services and CUA Awareness LLC. Martinez is a founding member and president of the National Association of Latino Credit Unions & Professionals (NLCUP). She is also a founding member and vice-president of the Credit Union Women’s Leadership Alliance (CUWLA). In addition, Martinez is a member of the CU DEI collective, of which PSCU is a founding organization.
Martinez holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Our Lady of the Lake University and is a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE).
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Todd and Maria to our Board of Directors”, President and CEO of PSCU Chuck Fagan said in the ad. “The expertise, guidance and diversity of thought that leaders like Todd and Maria bring to the co-op allow us to continue to make smart strategic decisions that strengthen and improve the organization. We look forward to the valuable information they will each bring to the PSCU cooperative. “
The news comes as PYMNTS reported that members of credit unions (CUs) are more satisfied with the innovation performance of CUs than they have ever been, with eight in 10 now saying they think their UC innovate “quite” or “very” well.