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McDermott & Bull Recruits Chief Retail Officer for Travis Credit Union

IRVINE, California, November 27, 2018McDermott & Bull is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Michelle Peterson as Chief Retail Officer with Travis Credit Union, a provider of comprehensive banking services to California’s diverse businesses, entrepreneurs and communities.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Brandon Biegenzahn, President of McDermott & Bull and Financial Institutions Practice Co-Chair; Michelle Davis, Associate Principal Consultant; and Courtney Dorrel, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull. According to Biegenzahn, “Michelle is an innate relationship builder who will have the ability to immediately build followership from her team.  Her extensive experience within the credit union industry, coupled with her leadership presence and philosophy, position her perfectly to continue to drive an exemplary member experience for Travis’ membership.”

Peterson has over 30 years of experience leading retail banking within the credit union industry.  Prior to joining Travis Credit Union, she served as the SVP, Retail Delivery with $4 billion Members 1st Federal Credit Union in Pennsylvania.  Previously, Peterson held various roles with American Heritage Credit Union and SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union.

Peterson holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Phoenix.

About Travis Credit Union

Headquartered in Vacaville, California, Travis Credit Union is a not-for-profit cooperative financial institution serving those who live or work in Alameda, Colusa, Contra Costa, Merced Napa, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, and Yolo Counties. Currently, Travis Credit Union is the 13th largest credit union in California with more than 190,000 members and more than $2.9 billion in assets. As one of the leading financial institutions in Solano, Contra Costa, Napa, Yolo and Merced Counties, Travis Credit Union’s strength lies in its faithful commitment to its members and the community; its solid, secure history; and its long-standing track record of dedicated service.

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