Pennsylvania Credit Union Association

Richard Stipa Elected to PCUA Board

2/8/2013

HARRISBURG – The members of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) have elected Richard Stipa, CEO of TruMark Financial Credit Union, to its Board of Directors. Stipa will serve a three-year term and represent credit unions in its total assets greater than $100 million category. Since 2001, Stipa has served as the CEO of the Trevose headquartered credit union. 

At the national level he serves on the Federal Reserve Credit Union Advisory Council, Credit Union National Association State Credit Union Subcommittee, and the PSCU Strategic Planning Committee. In addition, Stipa also serves on the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation Board of Directors, the PCUA State Credit Union Advisory Committee, and PCUA Governmental Affairs Committee/PAC Trustee. He also represented credit union interests on the Governor Corbett Transition Team.

A native of Norristown, Stipa holds a MBA in Investment Finance from Drexel University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Economics from Ursinus College. Prior to joining TruMark Financial, he was the President/CEO at Sentry Federal Credit Union in Brookhaven, where he served on the credit union’s board of directors and executive committee.

Credit unions are financial cooperatives that provide affordable financial services to help their owner/members to be better consumers. The Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Credit Union Association is a trade association that provides legislative, promotional, educational and operational support for 500 credit unions in Pennsylvania. These credit unions have assets in excess of $37 billion and serve more than 3.7 million members. For additional information about credit unions or to find a credit union near you, visit www.ibelong.org.

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