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Robert Cashman Named Board Treasurer of the National Credit Union Foundation

February 17, 2021

Metro Credit Union, Massachusetts’ largest state-chartered credit union, today announced that Robert Cashman, CEO and president, has been named Board Treasurer of the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF). In this role, he is responsible for general financial oversight of the Foundation’s accounts, as well as funding, fundraising, and other various membership duties.

NCUF, which is closely aligned with the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), is widely known as the charitable arm of the U.S. credit union movement. Its vision is to make financial freedom achievable through credit unions. In the last fifteen years, NCUF has awarded more than $36 million worth of grants to help credit unions better serve their members.

“I believe in NCUF’s mission and vision and strongly align myself with its core value of connecting people with possibilities,” said Cashman. “At Metro, we are in the business of helping people; I am aware of the obvious synergy between these two organizations and look forward to the value I can bring to the Board.”

In addition to NCUF, Cashman currently sits on the Boards of Inversant and the New England Automated Clearing House and has previously served on the Boards of Cooperative Credit Union Association, Credit Union National Association, CUNA Strategic Services, and Central Credit Union Fund.

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About Metro Credit Union
Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts, with $2.3 billion in assets. Metro provides a full range of financial products to more than 225,000 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 14 branch offices in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Salem, Tewksbury, and coming soon to West Roxbury. 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. Metro was recently named among the most charitable companies in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal. Learn more at MetroCU.org and connect with us on LinkedIn.

Metro Credit Union is closely monitoring the COVID-19 emergency and working with members who are impacted. For more information about access to our branches and how to manage your accounts remotely during this time, please visit MetroCU.org/access.

Emily Lospennato