First Financial FCU of Maryland Announces New President/CEO

Lutherville, Maryland – First Financial Federal Credit Union of Maryland is pleased to announce the selection of Eric Church as the credit union’s new President/Chief Executive Officer.

“Eric has been with us at First Financial for many years. He served as our Interim CEO since July and has been our Vice President of Finance and Information Technology since 1994. He has been an integral part of our growth and success over the years. Throughout this process, we searched for someone who could effectively lead our credit union and continue to motivate our strong nucleus of employees. I have no doubt that Eric is the right person for that,” says Board Chairman Robert Brenneman.

Eric has played a vital role in the overall growth and direction of the credit union, and during his tenure has helped grow the credit union from $200 million in assets to just under $1 billion. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Certificates in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

When asked about his new position at First Financial Federal Credit Union of Maryland, Eric stated, “It is an honor to accept the role of President/Chief Executive Officer of First Financial. I am very excited to continue my tenure with the credit union and I look forward to building on our rich history of offering unparalleled services to our members. It has been a fantastic 20 years, and I am looking forward to many more.”

About First Financial Federal Credit Union of Maryland

Founded in 1953, First Financial of Maryland Federal Credit Union has $950 million in assets, 59,000 members and nine branch locations. The Credit Union proudly serves the employees, students, and parents of the Baltimore and Carroll County Public School systems as well as the employees and families of many private schools, colleges, hospitals, and businesses in Baltimore and Carroll Counties. As their members’ trusted financial partner, First Financial offers the highest quality financial products and services including free checking, online and mobile services as well as auto loans, credit cards and home loans. For more information, please visit


Wednesday December 17, 2014

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