Northeast Credit Union Announces Appointment of New President/CEO
After an extensive nationwide search, the Board of Directors for Northeast Credit Union announced today that they have appointed Interim President/CEO, Timothy J. Collia, to the official position of President/CEO for the credit union. Speaking for the Board of Directors, Philip Sullivan, Board Chairman, stated, “The Board of Directors selected Mr. Collia because of his extensive experience in the financial services industry, his knowledge of credit unions, his passion for helping members achieve their financial goals, and his willingness to work with other non-profit organizations to improve our communities. I am confident that under Tim’s leadership, Northeast Credit Union will continue to be a leader in providing high-quality, safe, and value-driven financial services to our membership while also working to help strengthen the communities where our members live and work.”
Collia has over 30 years of financial institution experience with both commercial banks and credit unions, and he served as CEO of Woodlands Credit Union from September 2002 until the credit union’s merger into Northeast Credit Union on January 1, 2013. In discussing his appointment to the position of President/CEO, Collia stated, “It is an honor to be selected to lead Northeast Credit Union. We are a forward-thinking, member-focused cooperative dedicated to enhancing the financial lives of the individuals, businesses, and communities that we serve. I look forward to working alongside the dedicated and talented team at Northeast Credit Union in carrying out that mission each and every day.”
Collia holds a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan and currently serves as a member of the New Hampshire Credit Union League’s Annual Convention, Audit, and Legislative Committees. He and his wife, Doreen, are residents of Dover, New Hampshire.