First Credit Union: First in Arizona - First in Service

December 13, 2011

For immediate release
Contact:Desiree Hoogerhuis
Community Outreach Coordinator
(480) 786-2444
Desiree@FirstCU.net

First Credit Union Hires New Vice President of Credit Administration

Chandler, AZ –First Credit Union welcomes Thomas L. Wasson as the Vice President of Credit Administration, with his extensive history in lending and problem resolution, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the organization.

Prior to joining First Credit Union, Wasson spent many years in banking specializing in commercial real estate lending. He also owned a property management company in Tempe and recently served as an F.D.I.C. receivership contractor.

Wasson is a graduate of Grove City College in Pennsylvania and received his M.B.A. from Arizona State University.

Wasson served as a pilot in the Air Force and as T-38 instructor pilot at Williams Air Force Base in AZ. He served as a U.S. Tennis Association junior tournament volunteer, little league coach for many years, scoutmaster, and volunteer Director of the Commercial Mortgage Bankers Association.

Wasson and his wife, Melly, have three children and four grandchildren. His passions are his family, flying, racquet sports and exploring Arizona.

About First Credit Union

Offering Arizonans better banking since 1929, First Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with $400 million in assets and over 40,000 members. First Credit Union is a full-service financial institution offering a variety of deposit and loan products. Convenient services include free online & mobile, and text banking, free online bill pay, account access at 28,000 surcharge-free ATMs through the CO-OP ATM network, and 6,700 branch locations nationwide through CU Service Centers® credit union shared branch network. For more information please visit www.FirstCU.net.

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