Leadership

Meet the leaders who are dedicated to helping our members thrive.

The Meridian Trust Board of Directors, Executive Team, Supervisory Committee, and staff are all here to ensure the safety, soundness, and strength of this organization for future generations.

Board of Directors

Meridian Trust is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, elected from and by our membership. The Board oversees the operations of the credit union and ensures the ensures the safety, soundness, and security of members’ funds.

Mike Bleakley

Mike Bleakley

Board Chairman

Bob Beavers

Bob Beavers

Vice Chairman

Marci Norby

Marci Norby

Board Treasurer

Garth Shanklin

Garth Shanklin

Board Secretary

Mike Abel

Mike Abel

Board Member

Dean Fausset

Dean Fausset

Board Member

Kim Lee

Kim Lee

Board Member

Meridian Trust Executive Team

The Executive Team works closely with the Board and the entire Meridian Trust staff to fulfill the promise we make every day: provide personal connections, simple solutions and lifetime relationships.

Kim Withers

Kim Withers

Chief Executive Officer

Bryan Thomas

Bryan Thomas

Executive Vice President

Joani Hafner

Joani Hafner

Chief Financial Officer

Ed Beckmann

Ed Beckmann

Chief Experience Officer

Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw

Chief Technology Officer

Adele Gardner

Adele Gardner

Chief Retail Officer

Michael Barnhardt Jr.

Michael Barnhardt Jr.

Chief Lending Officer

Jeanne Stapleton

Jeanne Stapleton

Regional Senior Vice President

Supervisory Committee

Our Supervisory Committee is appointed by the Board of Directors, to provide the membership with an independent appraisal of the safety and soundness of Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union, and ensure that management adheres to established policies and conducts business in the members’ best interest. The Committee does so in compliance with the Federal Credit Union Act, the rules and regulations of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and Meridian Trust’s bylaws.

The Supervisory Committee audits the credit union’s records and works closely with Certified Public Accountants to conduct an annual audit of the credit union, to detect errors and guard against fraud.

David Orr

David Orr

Supervisory Chairman

John Kaiser

John Kaiser

Supervisory Vice Chairman

Kelly Willmarth

Kelly Willmarth

Supervisory Secretary

Adrian Ducharme

Adrian Ducharme

Supervisory Member

Stan Bugg

Stan Bugg

Supervisory Member