Centris Federal Credit Union (www.centrisfcu.org) welcomes Brian Beard to the role of assistant vice president, mortgage production. Beard brings more than 25 years of mortgage sales, lending, and management experience. Most recently, Beard served as senior manager, mortgage sales, at a Nebraska-based bank.

As a member of Centris’ management team, he will develop and implement initiatives that reinforce the vision and direction of the mortgage production department. Beard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Centris has also promoted Christopher Bluvas to assistant vice president, audit services. He most recently served as senior internal auditor for the credit union the last four years and has over 23 years of audit experience. In his new role, Bluvas will lead the audit services team ensuring Centris continues to maintain safety and soundness practices which protect the credit union’s members and assets.

Bluvas holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Master of Business Administration in accounting from Bellevue University.

Centris Federal Credit Union, founded in 1934, is one of Nebraska’s largest federally chartered community credit unions. Centris serves Douglas, Sarpy, Lincoln, McPherson, and Pottawattamie counties and has 15 offices located in Omaha, Grand Island, North Platte, and Tryon, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa. Their mission is to be a trusted life-long financial partner. For more information, visit www.centrisfcu.org.