SOURCE: UNCLE Credit Union

UNCLE Credit Union

June 30, 2015 14:35 ET

UNCLE Credit Union Re-Elects Chung Bothwell as Board Chairman

LIVERMORE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 30, 2015) - UNCLE Credit Union, serving Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus Counties, re-elected Chung Bothwell as Board Chairman for the 2015-2016 term. The election marks Bothwell's seventh year in this critical leadership role. Bothwell has served as a board director for more than twenty years in varied capacities. In partnership with a strong management team and an effective and committed board membership, Bothwell has been a major contributor to the Credit Union's growth from $1 million in assets in 1957 to more than $300 million at present. Moreover, UNCLE has developed an excellent reputation among both its members and the communities it serves.

Along with an advanced law degree and MBA, Bothwell brings more than 32 years of experience in financial management, strategic planning, and business operations to UNCLE's governing board. Bothwell's talent for leadership development and ability to successfully collaborate with all levels within an organization as well as outside groups will also help ensure that the Credit Union is well-positioned to build on the achievements of recent years.

"UNCLE is dedicated to providing outstanding service for our members, and for giving back to the community, and it's essential that we keep our focus on these areas," stated Bothwell. "At the same time, it's equally important that we prosper, grow and create long-term value for our members. Even in this competitive financial services landscape, our exceptional staff, management team and board of directors continually prove to be highly capable in accomplishing this."

Officers also retaining seats on UNCLE's Board of Directors are Vice Chairman Randy Werner and Secretary Lee Neely. In addition, John Stein, Ph.D., was elected Board Treasurer. Barbara Brooks was also elected the newest member of UNCLE's Supervisory Committee.

Randy Werner, John Stein and Lee Neely have served the Credit Union in various roles during their tenures. Werner has more than 31 years with the organization, having held positions including Chairman, Secretary, and Chairman of the Nominating Committee along with his current seat of Vice Chairman. Both Stein and Neely also bring extensive experience to their roles with previous terms on UNCLE's Board of Directors as well as its Supervisory Committee. With a background in computer science, Neely is also an excellent resource helping to support UNCLE's emergence as an industry leader in safeguarding financial technology infrastructure.

Barbara Brooks, a 25 year member of UNCLE Credit Union, provides more than 15 years of financial experience in her new role on the Supervisory Committee. Currently employed as a financial analyst for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Brooks is an active contributor to the Livermore community.

About UNCLE Credit Union
Established in 1957, UNCLE Credit Union is a $300 million, full-service financial institution that proudly serves nearly 22,000 members. With financial centers in Pleasanton, Tracy, and two locations in Livermore, the organization offers the benefits of credit union membership and a full array of financial services to anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, and Stanislaus counties. UNCLE Credit Union is renowned for its community involvement, professional and personalized service, and unwavering commitment to helping members achieve their financial goals. To learn more, visit

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