Poughkeepsie, NY – March 30, 2010
Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union (HVFCU) announced today that Connie M. Craven has joined the credit union as Director of Business Services. Ms. Craven will oversee the credit union’s many lending and deposit services that are targeted to business owners throughout the Hudson Valley. She reports to Lisa Malone, Vice President of Lending.
Ms. Craven comes to HVFCU with more than 30 years of financial services experience. Most recently, she was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Palisades Federal Credit Union in Pearl River, New York, responsible for the credit union’s overall business development, marketing and sales training operations. Prior to that, Ms. Craven spent 15 years at Key Bank in Newburgh, New York, in a series of positions related to business services. Ms. Craven also has experience at the former Mid-Hudson Savings Bank and Dutchess Bank and Trust, Company.
Ms. Craven is pursuing an MBA from Regis University and has a bachelor’s degree from Mount St. Mary College and an associate’s degree from Dutchess Community College. She has several professional development certificates including those in commercial lending, consultative negotiations and organizational management.