Financial Plus Credit Union Announces New Chief Executive Officer
FLINT, MI – (Oct 2019) Financial Plus Credit Union is pleased to announce the selection of Brad Bergmooser as the credit union’s new Chief Executive Officer.
“Selecting the right leader is pivotal to the future success of Financial Plus Credit Union. Through a rigorous selection process, we are confident that Brad possesses not only the experience to manage the challenges that we will face, but also the energy to welcome them. We are pleased to welcome Brad back home to Michigan and excited for him to take over the leadership of Financial Plus Credit Union,” said Barney Hennessy, Chairman of the Board of Directors. Hennessy also commended Marilyn (Jill) Reno, for her service to Financial Plus Credit Union, “we wish her the very best in her upcoming retirement.”
Bergmooser comes to Financial Plus Credit Union from Baxter Credit Union in Vernon Hills, Illinois, where he served as General Counsel and Vice President of Fraud. Bergmooser boasts an impressive legal background with a focus on the credit union movement, having held senior legal roles with the Illinois Credit Union System, and having worked as both inside and outside counsel for credit unions. Bergmooser holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Political Science from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law in Toledo, Ohio, and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. He is a member of the state bars of Michigan and Illinois.
When asked to comment, Brad stated, “I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to lead an organization for which I have a great deal of admiration. I’m at a point where I’ve amassed the right level and diversity of experience to manage the challenges of being a CEO. I am excited to combine my outside experiences with my Michigan roots and am looking forward to getting to know and serving the membership of Financial Plus Credit Union.”
About Financial Plus Credit Union
Financial Plus Credit Union, founded in 1952 by Chevrolet UAW represented employees, grew from serving automotive employees only to becoming a community chartered credit union, and finally a state-chartered credit union. Today, Financial Plus serves members in 34 Michigan counties with a membership exceeding 56,000 and assets over $566 million. Financial Plus believes that the member is the heart of everything, and their success is the credit union’s success. For more information, go to www.myfpcu.com.