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Northwest Federal Credit Union Hires SVP Of Lending

Director of Events
Jan 10, 2022

Sara DePauw was hired as the senior vice president of lending for Northwest Federal Credit Union.

In her new role as senior vice president of lending for Northwest Federal Credit Union, DePauw will be responsible for loan operations and the oversight of the consumer, commercial, and mortgage loan portfolio. She will also be in charge of the development and implementation of lending products, policies, and procedures. 

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“Sara joins Northwest with impressive experience in strategic planning, asset/liability management, and leadership, which will be invaluable to our organization,” said president and CEO of Northwest Federal, Jeff Bentley.

DePauw was most recently senior vice president/chief lending officer at Achieva Credit Union in Dunedin, Florida. In her 25+-year career in lending management, DePauw is known for her ability to streamline processes, exceed loan growth goals, and lead teams through bank acquisitions and complex system conversions, according to Northwest.

“I know that my experience and commitment will help Northwest grow its lending program in a sustainable way for the benefit of its membership,” said DePauw.

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Director of Events
Navi Persaud is Director of Events at NMP.
Jan 10, 2022
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