​Erik Porter joins Metro

CHELSEA, MA – August 4, 2016 – Metro Credit Union announced the appointment of Erik Porter as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Porter will report to Robert M. Cashman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and will oversee accounting and finance for the organization. 

Prior to joining Metro, Porter served as a Senior Manager and Banking Practice Leader at CFGI, a Boston-based, specialized financial consulting firm. There, Porter provided assistance to various financial institutions as a trusted advisor in a number of specialized areas including accounting operations and financial planning processes, process improvement and redesign, and strategic matters. Prior to his employment at CFGI, Porter served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Director of Accounting and Finance, and Assistant Treasurer at The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank.  

Porter earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, and Economics from Western New England College, and is an honors graduate of the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is the outgoing President of the Boston Chapter of the Financial Managers Society. Additionally, Porter has served on the Board of Directors at The Family Pantry of Cape Cod for the past three years. 
Outside of the office, Erik is an avid runner, golfer and beach goer. He enjoys spending time with his family and two dogs at his home in Plymouth, MA. Porter is excited to join the Metro Credit Union community.

About Metro Credit Union
Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts with over $1.5 billion in assets, and serves more than 190,000 members. It is a growing, federally insured financial institution and a leading provider of a full range of financial services to anyone living or working in Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable, Bristol or Worcester counties in Eastern Massachusetts, as well as Massachusetts state employees and retirees throughout the Commonwealth.
 
Founded in 1926, Metro Credit Union is a non-profit cooperative institution, owned by and operated for the people who use and benefit from its products and services. Metro uses superior customer service and technology to deliver a full range of financial products to consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts. Metro is well known for providing members with unlimited refunds of other banks’ ATM fees through its My Reward Checking account
 
Metro Credit Union has 15 branch offices conveniently located in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury, and is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,000 companies throughout the state.