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Paula A. Stopera Appointed To New York Fed's Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council



CAP COM Federal Credit Union’s President/CEO, Paula A. Stopera, has been appointed to The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC).

Ms. Stopera will work alongside other council members to provide insight to the New York Fed from the perspective of community bankers and credit unions. Of special focus will be the economic challenges and financial service opportunities at these institutions. The term of Ms. Stopera’s appointment is three years.

Since becoming President/CEO in 2004, Ms. Stopera has lead the credit union through a period of growth, after having served in other management roles for over two decades. Based in New York's Capital Region, CAP COM FCU serves more than 130,000 members and has $1.5 million in assets.

For more information on the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council visit their webpage.

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