COLUMBUS, Ohio (5/6/09)--Three leaders were elected to the Corporate One FCU board of directors at its annual meeting in late April. Bob Burrow, president/CEO, Bayer Heritage FCU, Proctor, W.Va.; Phil Buell, CEO, Superior FCU, Lima, Ohio; and Lee Powell, president/CEO, DESCO FCU, Portsmouth, Ohio, were elected to three-year terms.
In his first term on Corporate One’s board of directors, Burrow brings more than 25 year’s credit union experience to his position. He has served as president/CEO of the credit union since 1994. Burrow also served as the senior vice president of Auto Body CU, Lansing, Mich., from 1991 to 1994. He served with the Ohio University Employees’ CU, Athens, Ohio, and Ormet CU, Clarington, Ohio. Burrow also was a member of the West Virginia Corporate CU board from 1998 to 2005. Buell has served on Corporate One’s board of directors since 1999. Since 2003, Buell has served as the CEO of Superior FCU and is a current trustee of the Ohio Credit Union League Political Action Committee/Ohio Credit Union Legislative Action Committee and the Ohio Credit Union Defense Coalition. Powell, re-elected to his second term on Corporate One’s board, has been president/CEO of DESCO FCU since 2004. Powell has also served as an audit committee liaison and enterprise wide risk management committee member on Corporate One’s board and as a member of the Ohio Credit Union League Services Corp. board and the league board. Corporate One’s new board officers are:
* Chairman, Gerald D. Guy, president/CEO of KEMBA Financial CU, Columbus, Ohio; * Vice Chairman, Janice L. Thomas, president of PSE CU, Parma, Ohio; * Treasurer, John J. Shirilla, president/CEO of Best Employees FCU, Walton Hills; and * Secretary, Buell.
Corporate One FCU is based in Columbus, Ohio.