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South Metro Federal Credit Union Leadership Growth

Wednesday, August 2, 2017  
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PRIOR LAKE, Minn. (August 1, 2017) - South Metro Federal Credit Union (SMFCU) filled three new leadership positions:  Vice President-Member Services & Marketing, Vice President-Finance and Director of Lending.  They join the leadership team's President, Vice President-Operations and Vice President-Business Services.
 
Denise Meinert was named Vice President-Member Services & Marketing. In this role, she is responsible for servicing existing members and improving and expanding the services offered. She will also be responsible for new member acquisition to help grow the credit union.
 
Kari Kalkman, Vice President-Finance was also named. In this role, Kalkman is responsible for the development of South Metro FCU’s financial management strategy and will contribute to the development of South Metro’s strategic goals.
 
Kerri Barsness, Director of Lending, completed the team. Barsness is responsible for directing all aspects of mortgage and consumer lending activity for South Metro FCU to ensure effective and efficient operations and compliance.
 
The Board of Directors and existing leadership team of Don Crofut, President, Amy Grove, Vice President-Operations and Greg Hoehn, Vice President-Business Services welcome the new members and their contributions to South Metro’s strategic goals.
 
About South Metro Federal Credit Union
Founded in 1993 with a sponsoring financial contribution from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux (Dakota) Community, South Metro Federal Credit Union (SMFCU) is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative. Our focus is on community, relationships with our members in Scott, Hennepin and Carver County, MN, and select consumer food and housing cooperatives.

SMFCU endeavors to improve its members’ quality of lives by providing a broad range of financial products, services and education to achieve personal and professional financial goals. The Credit Union is insured by the National Credit Union Administration, an agency of the U.S. government, and committed to providing our members with affordable, flexible solutions for every budget in every phase of their life. www.southmet.com


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