Centris Federal Credit Union Announces Management Promotions and New Hire
Centris Federal Credit Union (www.centrisfcu.org) is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Edgerton, senior vice president, Corporate Operations; Brandi Vytlas, vice president, Retail Financial Services; Kasha Wilson, assistant vice president, Retail Financial Service, and the hiring of Tera Schaecher, vice president, Credit Administration for Centris’ management team.
Edgerton has worked at Centris for 22 years and is currently leading the core system conversion. He most recently led the online and mobile banking conversions as well as implemented instant issue debit cards and significant changes to Centris’ credit card program in 2016. Edgerton was the recipient of the L.A. “Tex” Gunzelman Professional Distinguished Service Award at the 2018 Nebraska Credit Union League’s annual convention. The award is the highest professional honor given to a credit union leader in Nebraska. He has been active with the Nebraska Credit Union League as a past director and current member of the Advocacy Committee, which meets with elected state and national officials advocating for favorable credit union legislation that enhances service to credit union members.
Vytlas began her career at Centris in 2001 as a teller. Through her 17 years of service to the credit union, she has served in a variety of roles helping Centris members and employees and growing relationships. She most recently served as AVP, Retail Financial Services. In her new role, Vytlas will manage Centris’ consumer retail banking division which includes 14 branch locations.
Wilson began her banking career as a teller at Centris in 2001. Since then, she has worked in several roles including financial sales manager for four branches including two in Council Bluffs. In her new role, Wilson will provide support to all Centris branches, including the electronic branch. Wilson is a graduate of Leadership Council Bluffs Class 28, serves as a committee member for Celebrate CB and as secretary of the board of directors for New Visions, a homeless shelter.
Schaecher has 23 years of banking experience, most recently serving as senior vice president, consumer real estate operations manager for Bank of the West. Schaecher brings a strong project and process management background to Centris and will build and maintain efficient and effective loan processes and portfolio credit analytics to her new role.
Centris Federal Credit Union, founded in 1934, is Nebraska’s largest federally-chartered community credit union. Centris serves Douglas, Sarpy, Lincoln, McPherson, and Pottawattamie counties and has 14 offices located in Omaha, Grand Island, North Platte, and Tryon, NE and Council Bluffs, IA. Their mission is to be a trusted, life-long financial partner. Go online to www.centrisfcu.org to learn more.