Board Member's Biography

Gary Furtado

Gary Furtado is President and Chief Executive Officer of Navigant Credit Union, where he has worked for 37 years, 27 as its leader. He earned a bachelor's degree and masters of business administration from Bryant University. He has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island Board of Trustees, and in various leadership roles while a Trustee, including Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Finance Committee, and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He serves on the Care New England Investment Committee.

He also serves the following organizations: Credit Union Association of Rhode Island, Board of Directors and past chairman; Pawtucket Foundation, Board of Directors; Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, Board of Directors; Pawtucket Boys & Girls Club, Executive Committee; Little Sisters of the Poor, Board Chairman; Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America, Advisory Council; Pawtucket Rotary Club; Providence Performing Arts Center, Trustee; and co-chair of the Capital Campaign for Special Olympics from 2008 to 2011. Gary was elected to the CUNA Board of Directors in 2015.

Gary Furtado

Committee Member

Navigant Credit Union
Smithfield, RI

District 1, Class B

Term: February, 2021