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Sunmark Federal Credit Union Announces Executive Promotions



(Latham, N.Y.) Sunmark Federal Credit Union has announced several executive promotions as the credit union continues to expand in 2019.

Jeffrey Miller has been promoted to VP of Sales & Business Development. Mr. Miller will provide strategic sales leadership to Sunmark and ensure WOW service for credit union members.

Chris Tantakis has been promoted to VP of Member Service. Mr. Tantakis will direct all retail and sales efforts inside Sunmark’s Member Solutions Center and at all ten Sunmark branch locations.

Cassandra Fortney has been promoted to AVP of Compliance and Risk. Ms. Fortney manages Sunmark’s Compliance, Fraud, Security and Quality Control programs. Ms. Fortney is currently serving as Vice Chair of the New York Credit Union Associations Young Professional Commission She was also named the 2018 Young Professional of the Year from the New York Credit Union Association.

Carlton Hill has been promoted to AVP of Payment Services. In this role Mr. Hill will manage Sunmark’s card product and digital payment strategies to continually meet member needs, grow revenue, and minimize credit and fraud losses.

Michael LaScala has been promoted to AVP Member Relations. Mr. LaScala will direct and coordinate the day-to-day operations and WOW service provided in Sunmark’s ten branch locations.

About Sunmark Federal Credit Union:
Since 1937, Sunmark Federal Credit Union ($600 million in assets; 57,000+ members) has been helping members in the greater Capital Region community improve their financial position by offering a full range of mortgages, insurance products, retirement accounts and of course, savings and checking. For more information, call 518-382-0605 or visit www.sunmarkfcu.org.

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