Down East Credit Union Announces New Chief Financial Officer

CALAIS, MAINE (March 4, 2019) Down East Credit Union is pleased to announce the selection of Matthew Fleming as the credit union’s new Chief Financial Officer.


“I am excited to welcome Matt to Down East Credit Union. I truly enjoyed getting to know him through the selection process and believe he has the expertise to help our organization grow while maintaining our strong financial health. He will be a great addition to our leadership team at the credit union,” said Joseph Moses, President/CEO of Down East Credit Union.


Fleming comes to Down East Credit Union from ProInfoNet and Health-Connect Networks, where he served most recently as the Director of Accounting and Finance, since July 2018, prior to which he held the role of Accounting Manager for three years.  Fleming began his career throughout college as a teller at Eastmill Federal Credit Union, in East Millinocket, Maine, a position he held for four years before starting an internship with the credit union with a focus on accounting and management.  Fleming furthered his interest in Accountancy by taking a job as a Staff Accountant with MacDonald Page & Co, in Augusta, Maine for one year, before returning to Eastmill Federal Credit Union, as Operations Manager for two years.  He also spent time working with Lafayette Hotels as an Accountant.  Fleming has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Maine in Orono, Maine.


When asked about his new position, Matt stated, “It is an honor to join Down East Credit Union as Chief Financial Officer. I am very much looking forward to being part of such a passionate and committed organization and working with Joe and his team.”


About Down East Credit Union

Down East Credit Union (DECU) was chartered in 1941 as the St. Croix Federal Credit Union and was operated by the employees of St. Croix Pulp and Paper Company. As they grew, the credit union converted to a state-chartered credit union, adopting a new name, Down East Credit Union. Today, DECU has grown to over $200 million in assets and serves over 20,000 members from eight locations. Down East Credit Union offers a complete line of financial services such as consumer and real estate loans; personal lines of credit, credit cards, checking and savings accounts, and a full suite of online and mobile banking services. DECU prides itself on its unwavering commitment to promoting the “People Helping People” credit union philosophy and culture. They were named in 2017 and 2018 as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine companies. To learn more, visit



Wednesday March 6, 2019

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