Board Bios

Amy Sink, Chief Executive Officer, Interra Credit Union
Chairperson

Amy Sink serves as the CEO at Interra Credit Union, Goshen, Indiana, a position she has held since November, 2013. With more than 26 years of experience in the credit union industry, she was most recently senior vice president and chief financial officer at Teachers Credit Union, South Bend. In her capacity there, she managed four divisions: finance/accounting, information technology, operations and human resources.

Sink has a long history of credit union industry engagement and collaboration. She served on the ALM advisory board for Sendero, a Fiserv company. She was a board member and was instrumental in the development of the Purchase One card, which has returned more than $5 million back to participating credit unions. Sink is involved with Members Development Corporation, and Callahan & Associates. She has participated in the Bear Stearns Leadership Roundtable and has been involved with Cardwell Leadership programs.

When the recent recession negatively impacted the former Members United Corporate Federal Credit Union, Sink served as vice chair of the bridge board and was instrumental in securing the capital necessary to remain viable and to help organize what is now Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union. Since its inception in 2010, she has chaired the board of directors and was recently reelected to a second three-year term on the board.

Sink received her bachelor’s degree in finance and communications from Indiana University-Bloomington and holds a master’s degree from The University of Notre Dame. In addition, she has completed a variety of professional development programs, including the Advanced Leadership Institute at the Harvard Executive MBA School.
Active in her community, Sink has served in leadership roles for many community and service organizations, including the Family and Children’s Center, YWCA/YMCA, South Bend Community Schools, Marion School Board, South Bend/Mishawaka Chamber Leadership program board and more.

Interra was founded in Goshen in 1932 and currently has assets of more than $650 million. The credit union serves more than 53,000 members from 11 offices located in North Central Indiana. A new office in Shipshewana is currently under construction. 

 

Leanne McGuinness, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Summit Federal Credit Union

Summit Federal Credit Union’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Leanne McGuinness has 25 years of experience in the credit union industry.

In her previous position, McGuinness served as the Accounting Manager and then the Controller, Director of Finance and Vice President of Finance for The Summit. Prior to joining The Summit, McGuinness was employed as a certified public account with Price WaterhouseCoopers LLC.

She is a member of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) Regulatory Committee and volunteers as the Board Chair for Serenity House, a comfort care hospice located in Victor, N.Y. McGuinness also serves on the Board of Directors of Credit Union Auto Finance, LLC, a CUSO that provides credit unions in upstate New York with indirect auto loan origination services.

A Certified Public Accountant, McGuinness holds her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Oswego.  

 

Curt Cecala, Chief Executive Officer, TCT Federal Credit Union

With over 25 years of experience in the credit union industry, TCT Federal Credit Union’s Chief Executive Officer, Curt Cecala advises TCT’s Board of Directors on all policy and strategic issues involving TCT Federal Credit Union. Cecala is responsible for leading and directing TCT’s staff in executing the Board’s strategic vision and plan for its members. He also is chiefly responsible for the asset liability management of the credit union’s balance sheet and handles the investments and pricing strategy for the credit union.

Cecala reports to the ALCO Committee and advises them about the credit union’s financial position, earnings outlook, interest rate and credit risk positions. He also reports to the Supervisory Committee on the credit union’s operational controls and responses to audit findings.

Cecala has served on credit union district and chapter councils, which includes serving as president. He was also the Adirondack District of New York’s Credit Union Political Action Representative for several years in the 1990’s. He recently served on the Credit Union Association of New York’s Corporate Credit Union Services Task Force.

He holds his Bachelors in Business Management from the State University of New York at Fredonia. 

 

Cheryl DeBoer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Advia CU

Cheryl has worked in the credit union movement for over 30 years. She is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Advia Credit Union in Parchment, Michigan. Advia Credit Union holds $1.1 billion in assets and has offices in Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois.

She holds a B.S.B.A. from Lawrence Tech, a M.S. from Madonna University and a J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

She is currently a Trustee on the MCUE Pension Board, a Director on the Salus Group Board and a Director on the Mortgage Center Board. She was a past Chairperson and Treasurer on Central Corporate’s Board, a past Director with the CUES Michigan Council and formerly a Trustee on the Executive Committee of the MCUL Government & Political Affairs Forum. 

 

Michael Daugherty, President and Manager, Community Plus Federal Credit Union

With 17 years in his current position as President and Manager of Community Plus Federal Credit Union, Michael Daugherty led the charter conversion from a state to federal credit union for Community Plus. He also oversaw the certification of the credit union as a Community Development Credit Union by the U.S. Treasury.

Prior to joining Community Plus, Daugherty served as Vice President of Member Services at a similar size credit union in Springfield, Illinois.
 Daugherty is the Chairman of the Village of Rantoul Plan Commission and a Trustee for the Rantoul Police Department Pension Fund. He also serves as the Chairman and Legislative Forum Representative of the John L. Kelly Chapter of Credit Unions. Daugherty also sits on the Small Asset Size Credit Union Advisory Council for the Illinois Credit Union League.

A Certified Public Accountant, Daugherty holds his Bachelors in Business Administration from Eastern Illinois University.
 

John C. Fiore, Director Emeritus

As the past President and Chief Executive Officer for Motorola Employees Credit Union, John C. Fiore managed, planned, developed and directed the credit union to ensure that financial objectives, goals and institutional growth were met and in accordance with polices of Board of Directors and government regulations.
During his 29 years as President, the nine branch credit union located in four states, has seen assets increase from $50 million to $875 million and membership has grown to over 38,000 members, an increase of over 60%. Fiore has spent his entire professional career with Motorola Employees Credit Union. Beginning in 1969, he served in the Loan Department and worked his way through a variety of positions, including Assistant Loan Manager, Manager of Lending and Collections, Manager of Lending and Branch Operations, Vice President/Assistant Manager and ultimately President and CEO.

An active member in the credit union community, Fiore currently serves as the Director of his credit union; Director of the Northern Cook County Chapter; Director of the Credit Union Political Action Council; Director of the Illinois Credit Union Foundation; and Director of Card Services for Credit Unions (CSCU).

In addition, Fiore has held many past offices within the credit union industry, including, but not limited to Director of Mid-States Corporate Federal Credit Union; Director of CUNA; Director of the Illinois Credit Union League; Director of ICUL Service Corporation; Director of National Credit Union Foundation; and Director of Co-Op Shared Branching.

Throughout his career, Fiore has been the recipient of several credit union industry honors and awards, including induction into the Illinois Credit Union Leagues Credit Union Hall of Fame (2000), the Credit Union Executive Society Hall of Fame (2002) and the Credit Union House Hall of Leaders (2011). Fiore was also named Credit Union Executive Society Executive of the Year (2001) and Illinois CUES Executive of the Year in 1995 and 2006.

He holds his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Elmhurst College.

 

Robin Frucci, Chief Executive Officer, LAFCU

Robin Frucci is the Chief Executive Officer of LAFCU since 2005. Previously, he had been the Chief Executive Officer at Omni Family Credit Union from 1995-2004.

He began his credit union career over 30 years ago at LAFCU as a Loan Manager. In 1991 he moved to Educational Employees Credit Union as their Vice President of Lending.

He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University. Frucci was a former alternate Board Member of the Michigan Credit Union League and has been actively involved in their various committees throughout his career. He served as a member of the WKAR Community Advisory Board; served as a Board member and Chairman of CenCorp Credit Union; and served as Chairman of Member Driven Technologies CUSO. He is currently a Board member of Members First Mortgage Services CUSO and Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union. He is also a CUES Member.  

 

Pete Gates, Chief Executive Officer, Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union

Pete has been the Chief Executive Officer at Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union since 1998. He began his career at United Railway Federal Credit Union as Operations Officer in 1982 before being promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 1992.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hamline University and his MBA, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Saint Thomas. He is also a graduate of the CUES CEO Institute.

 

Floyd Albert Rummel, III, CEO, Northern Hills FCU

With 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, the last 27 of which was in his former position as President of Dakota Territory Federal Credit Union (now Northern Hills FCU), Floyd Albert Rummel, III is committed to the success of his credit union.

An active member in the community, Rummel served on the South Dakota Credit Union League board from 1995 to 2006 (serving as the Chair from 1997 to 2006) when the league consolidated with the North Dakota league, forming the Mid-America Credit Union Association, now known as the Credit union Association of the Dakotas. Currently, he serves on the board of NeighborWorks America Dakota Home Resources.

A graduate of Black Hills State University Spearfish (South Dakota), Rummel was Potentate of the NAJA Shriners in 2003. 

 

Dan Stoltz, President and Chief Executive Officer, SPIRE Federal Credit Union

As SPIRE Federal Credit Union’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Dan Stoltz’s responsibilities encompass the leadership of all aspects of the credit union’s activities as well as ensuring the long-term success and member satisfaction of the ten branch credit union, which has more than 66,000 members and holds assets of more than $620 million.

Stoltz, who has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2010, is well versed in SPIRE’s operations. With more than a decade at the Minnesota-based credit union, he has served as the Chief Financial Officer and as the Executive Vice President.

Stoltz has been a city councilman for twelve years (in Circle Pines, MN and Lino Lakes, MN) and currently serves on the boards of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, Presbyterian Homes, The Cooperative Foundation, The Keep On Pushing Foundation, The Minnesota Credit Union Network, and The Cooperative Network.

A Certified Public Accountant, Stoltz holds his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Northwestern-St. Paul and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.

 

David B. Suvall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rhode Island Credit Union

As President and Chief Executive Officer of Rhode Island Credit Union, David B. Suvall is responsible for the development and execution of the credit union’s strategic objectives and goals and provides leadership, direction, and guidance for all credit union related activities. He is committed to the members, staff and Board of Directors and to the continued success of the Rhode Island Credit Union.

Suvall has been with Rhode Island Credit Union since 1981, serving as the Vice President Controller for 24 years and as President/CEO since 2005. An active member in his community, Suvall serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Credit Union Association of Rhode Island; Chair of the Board for Education in Action; and he is involved with various local civic and business organizations.

He holds his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northeastern University.  

 

Patrick White, Chief Executive Officer, Flint Area School Employees Credit Union

Pat has been the Chief Executive Officer of Flint Area School Employees Credit Union since 1993. He is a member of the Credit Union Executives Society.

He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Eastern Michigan University with a concentration in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Wayne State University with a concentration in Finance.