METRO CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBER

CHELSEA, MA, April 30, 2019 – Robert Cashman, President and CEO of Metro Credit Union, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bion Foster to Metro’s Board of Directors. A veteran of the financial services industry, Foster will serve on the Investment Committee and the Credit Committee.
 
Foster brings to the Board more than 44 years of experience in financial services. He served as Vice President of Management and Recovery at Metro for eight years, and was the President and CEO of NE Teamsters Federal Credit Union from 1995 to 2006. Previously, he held vice president positions at both Fleet Bank and Bank of New England. He is an alumni of St. Anslem’s College and has completed programs at Harvard Extension School and the American Bankers Association’s National Consumer Lending School.
 
“We are delighted to welcome Bion to Metro’s Board of Directors,” says Robert Cashman. “His extensive experience in finance and the credit union landscape will be a tremendous asset to Metro as we embark upon major strategic investments in technology, physical locations, and talent, and continue to strengthen Metro’s products and services.”
 
A resident of Melrose, Foster enjoys spending time with his family, sailing, traveling, and supporting his favorite sports teams.
 
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About Metro Credit Union 
Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts, approaching $2.0 billion in assets. Metro provides a full range of financial products to more than 210,000 members in Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable, Bristol and Worcester counties in Massachusetts, and Rockingham and Hillsborough counties in New Hampshire, as well as to employees of over 1,200 companies through its Metro@work program.

Founded in 1926, Metro currently operates 15 branch offices in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury. Metro is also a Juntos Avanzamos (“Together We Advance”) designated credit union, an honor given to financial institutions for their commitment to serving and empowering Hispanic and immigrant consumers.
Learn more at MetroCU.org.
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