Metro's Jessica Echeverry Named 2016 Credit Union Rising Star

Chelsea, MA (April 28, 2016) – 
Metro Credit Union, the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts, announced that Jessica Echeverry has been named a Credit Union Rising Star by the Cooperative Credit Union Association and The Warren Group. The Credit Union Rising Stars award recognizes the brightest and the most vibrant young credit union employees in the region. The winners not only excel in the industry, but also have the
most potential to make a mark in the future.

Jessica Echeverry, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of Metro’s Lawrence branch location has transformed the location into one of the best and busiest branches in the network in terms of service delivery, sales and operations. Echeverry is also an excellent sales manager, and during 2015 her team produced the best sales results of any branch in Metro’s network. These results were directly in line with Metro’s strategic initiatives.

“Jessica is an excellent manager, a strong developer of talent, a proven sales leader and an excellent ambassador for trusted financial services deliver to the Latino community and the entire Lawrence community as a whole”, said Robert Cashman, President and Chief Executive Officer.  “She is a strong advocate for financial literacy and she enjoys helping our members achieve financial independence. Her work in the community is admirable.”

Jessica received her award at the Credit Union Rising Stars Awards Breakfast before the annual Great New England Credit Union Show on April 28th.
 
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 180,000 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 1,800 companies throughout the state.