OneAZ Credit Union announces Kim Reedy as president and CEO

OneAZ Credit Union’s Board of Directors announced their appointment of longtime Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kim Reedy, as the organization’s new President & CEO. 

The board selected Reedy as the new CEO based on his reputation for enhancing operational efficiency and continuing to advance OneAZ’s vision of being a strong leader in the community, state and the credit union movement. Reedy combines more than 30 years’ financial industry experience with an athletic sense of determination developed while a competitive runner.  

“There are few people who know the ins and outs of credit unions better than Kim. In recent months, he has more than demonstrated his ability to lead the entire operation. Kim has a strong vision for the future, and we are thrilled to have him at the helm,” said Martha Rozen, chairperson of the board for OneAZ Credit Union.

After earning his MBA in Finance from San Diego State University, Reedy began his career in finance. As he learned the many facets of the industry, he discovered the importance of fostering a positive and productive work environment. His transition to credit unions in 1991 came naturally, as his values align with their focus on members, associates and the community.  

“I love the way credit unions commit to improving their communities, and OneAZ is no exception. I joined OneAZ because of our previous CEO, David Doss. I had worked with him before, knew his philosophy and vision, and wanted to be part of it,” said Reedy. 

Working closely with Doss, Reedy has been instrumental in helping grow OneAZ Credit Union into the largest state-chartered federally insured credit union in Arizona. OneAZ Credit Union supports the local economy through several initiatives, including partnerships with Local First and State Forty Eight and its annual Community Impact Grants program, which has given over $220,000 to nonprofits statewide who make a difference in the communities they serve.

Jewish Family & Children’s Service announces additions to board

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) announced that effective immediately, Marc Giannone and Edward Ober have been appointed to the Board of Directors. 

Currently a partner and wealth management advisor for Eaton Cambridge, Inc., Giannone joins the board with more than 10 years of experience in financial planning and wealth management. Giannone is the city initiatives lead for Generous Giving and is committee chair for the metro Phoenix chapter of Young Life.

Ober is a legal industry veteran with 40 years of experience, most recently as managing partner of  Ober Pekas Ronstadt,  a law firm focusing on disability benefits cases. His extensive board experience includes: ASU Hillel; major gifts vice chair for the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix; Arizona Center for Disability Law where he served as president for four years; Beth El Congregation and the Arizona Center for Law in Public Interest. 

“We are pleased to welcome Marc and Ed to the board of directors,” said JFCS President and CEO Dr. Lorrie Henderson. “As highly respected professionals with extensive experience in their respective fields, we look forward to their expert engagement and assistance in helping position JFCS for a successful future.”

Sundt Construction hires Jessica Hannon

Sundt Construction, Inc. recently added Jessica Hannon as a business development representative to its Industrial Group.

“Jessica has worked with several other contractors and understands our business, markets, and clients,” said Shad Bowman, Sundt’s Business Development Manager for the Industrial Group. “Her enthusiasm, energy, and passion for developing meaningful messages and creative content make her a welcome addition to our team. It is evident that she can directly support the Industrial Group in achieving our growth and client service goals as a business development representative.”

Hannon spent the last six years working closely with business development teams to develop pursuit strategies, messaging, and content to successfully win projects in multiple markets. In addition, Hannon brings a passion for creative content development and identifying and utilizing new technologies and programs to turn visions into reality. Hannon earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Baker University while also earning her graphic design certificate from Sessions College.

Sundt adds Roti in Tempe office

Sundt Construction, Inc. recently hired Marissa Roti as a business development representative in its Industrial Group.

“Marissa has over 20 years of directly applicable experience that she brings to her role supporting our Industrial Group,” said Shad Bowman, Sundt’s Business Development Manager for the Industrial Group. “She is a welcome addition to our team here in Tempe. Marissa’s positive energy and experience will enable us to better serve our clients and our employee-owners.”

Roti has 15 years of experience working in senior marketing positions within the construction industry. Throughout her career, she has been responsible for overseeing regional marketing projects and the implementation of the marketing strategy, including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and public relations. In her previous position, she served in regional and national leadership roles within the marketing and business development functions. Roti earned her bachelor’s degree in apparel merchandising from South Dakota State University.

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services adds board member

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services (SB&H) today announced that Karen Evers, a recognized business leader with over 21 years of human resources and facilities experience, has been appointed to the board of directors.

Currently a senior vice president of human resources & facilities at Nautilus Insurance Group, Evers has been leading HR teams for over 13 years, working in a variety of industries including nonprofit, healthcare and insurance. Evers is president of the Arizona Insurance Institute and a director on the national Wholesale and Specialty Insurance Association Education Foundation board. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona and her Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

“Karen is an accomplished leader joining our board at an exciting time,” said Southwest Behavioral & Health Services CEO Steven Sheets. “As we continue to hit new milestones because of our innovative approaches to behavioral health, Karen’s unique perspective will complement our board’s vision for the future as we strive to build stronger communities.”

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