July 3, 2018
For Immediate Release
Debra Schwartz Wins Re-election as Director-at-Large on the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions’ (NAFCU’s) Board of Directors
SAN DIEGO – Debra Schwartz, President and CEO of Mission Federal Credit Union since 2008, has won re-election as Director-at-Large on the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions’ (NAFCU’s) Board of Directors for a three-year term.
With her re-election, Schwartz will serve on the NAFCU Executive Committee as Board Vice Chair for a two-year term. She also chairs the NAFCU Regulatory Committee and is a NAFCU Services Corporation Board Member. Schwartz has been a Director-at-Large since 2012, and served as Treasurer on the Executive Committee from 2016-2018 and as Secretary from 2014-2016. During that time, she has supported NAFCU initiatives in meetings with the Federal Reserve, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and numerous members of Congress. Schwartz has also chaired NAFCU’s Legislative, Membership, Regulatory, Awards and Investment Committees.
“NAFCU provides a powerful, meaningful voice for our credit unions,” said Schwartz. “As NAFCU members, we can better represent the interests of our customers at the national level while enjoying access to a network of credit union leaders who share our passion for not-for-profit financial cooperatives and the difference we make in the lives of those we serve.”
Schwartz has more than 30 years of experience at financial institutions. She was named President and CEO of Mission Federal Credit Union in 2008; prior to that, she served as Executive Vice President and Interim CEO in 2008. She has been with Mission Fed since 2007.
In addition to her work on the NAFCU Board, Schwartz serves as an Executive Committee and Board Member for Junior Achievement of San Diego County. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.
NAFCU is the only national organization that focuses exclusively on federal issues affecting credit unions, representing its members before the federal government and the public.
About Mission Federal Credit Union
Mission Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit organization providing a wide variety of financial services to meet the needs of its customers. With over $3.5 billion in assets, 30 local branches, and more than 230,000 customers, Mission Fed is the largest, locally based financial institution exclusively serving San Diego County.
Mission Fed enhances the lives of its customers through financial education and financial services. In addition, Mission Fed contributes to hundreds of educational and nonprofit organizations. All San Diegans are welcome. Federally insured by NCUA and Equal Housing Lender.