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PAHO/WHO Federal Credit Union Announces Promotions and Organizational Changes

As part of its ongoing commitment to creating a culture of growth and development, PAHO/WHO Federal Credit Union has announced several promotions and made some significant changes to its organizational structure.

Esteban Arze has been promoted to Vice President of Member Services overseeing all Retail Services, Card and Deposit Operations, Mortgage and Consumer Lending, and the Credit Union’s financial advisory and planning services under the brand name of Bienestar Financial Partners™. Arze joined the PAHO/WHO FCU team in 2014 as the Lending Manager. In this new role he will be reporting to Derek Fuzzell, whose title has changed from Chief Financial & Strategy Officer to Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer. Additional changes include, Gisella de Lanzone joining the Business Development team as a Senior Business Development Specialist and Jairol Arias becoming part of the Consumer Lending team as Consumer Loan Officer. Both de Lanzone and Arias have had a successful tenure with the credit union serving the organization for 26 years and 11 years, respectively.

“As we continue to grow our membership and organization, we will continue to look for opportunities to develop our talent to meet the needs of tomorrow,” said Miguel Boluda Jr., President/CEO of PAHO/WHO FCU. “This is truly an exciting time for our organization, and I look forward to all that we will accomplish together as we help members of the global health community live better, healthier financial lives.”

With a focus on PAHO/WHO FCU remaining an organization that prioritizes the retention of top talent, plans are underway to continue expanding the credit union’s career pathing initiative and developing more detailed roadmaps for career progression. Other recent promotions and title changes are as follows:

Staff Member                              New Position Title

Maria Gabino Friere                    Compliance Specialist II

Cindy Lemus                               Card Specialist II

Victor Andrade                            Membership Services Associate II

Daniel Urbina                              Membership Services Associate II

Nohemy Ziegler                          Membership Services Associate II

Paola Veliz                                  Digital Services Specialist I

Johanna Ganan                          Branch Manager II

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