Leadership & Volunteers
Meet Our Executive Team
The day-to-day operations of PFCU are overseen by our Executive Leadership Team. They are experienced financial executives who bring extensive experience, knowledge, and leadership to the organization, each dedicated to serving our members and community.
Shirley Cate, President/CEO
As the CEO and President of Providence Federal Credit Union, Shirley is a dedicated and innovative leader with almost 40 years of experience in the credit union industry. In addition, she was former President/CEO of Cutting Edge Federal Credit Union. Shirley has served on numerous local and national credit union organization boards and committees. Currently, she is the Chair of the Healthcare Credit Union Association and has been involved with HCUA for over 10 years. She has won numerous awards, including the 2019 James D. Likens Alumni Recognition Award from the Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) for demonstrating significant professional growth in her credit union career and service to the credit union community. At PFCU, she leads the operational and strategic direction in all aspects of the credit union including finance, marketing and business development, operations, and technology.
Bill Kearney, VP of Administrative Services
Bill has served Providence Federal Credit Union members for over 27 years, in positions as diverse as Member Service Rep, Branch Manager, Loan Officer, Loan Manager, and Project Manager. In addition, he has overseen and administered the card services department. Bill currently supervises the company’s third-party vendor management, administrative projects, facilities, and supports the Credit Union’s products and services.
Leo Lee, VP of Technology
Leo has over 20 years experience working in the financial services industry. At PFCU, Leo’s responsible for implementing IT strategies, managing computer systems and ensuring the Credit Union is safe from online threats. Leo holds a degree in Computer Information Systems and is a graduate of Western Cuna Management School. Previously, Leo served as board chair for the Credit Union’s Community Impact Team and completed the Emerging Leaders Program from the Northwest Credit Union Association.
Carolyn Mah, VP of Marketing
Carolyn has over 30 years of demonstrated experience and expertise in the banking industry and has received several awards in leadership and creativity. She has been a board of director for the Credit Union Women Association as well as Mt Hood Chapter for Credit Unions. Carolyn graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University. Currently, Carolyn oversees marketing and business development at PFCU. This includes responsibility for project management, market data, vendor management, web project management, as well as process improvement and implementation.
Kasey Rockwell, VP of Operations
Kasey has amassed a wealth of experience over 34 years in the Credit Union Movement. She has held positions in lending, new accounts, call center, Executive VP, CU Relations, and worked for 13 years at a Credit Union League. Kasey has facilitated credit union planning sessions for mid to small-sized credit unions and participated for 4 years in ALCO/ALM meetings. A graduate of WCMS and a CUDE, Kasey currently oversees branch operations, Member Care, ACH, Plastic Cards, and the credit union’s Internal Auditor. In 2021, Kasey successfully completed CUNA’s Financial Management eSchool.
Annie Spencer, VP of Finance
Annie is a seasoned professional, with 17 years of working in the financial services industry in both banks and credit unions. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accountancy and her Master of Business Administration in Finance/General Management. Annie’s responsibility is overseeing the accounting, reporting, and operational accounting aspects of Providence Federal Credit Union. Annie completed a 1 on 1, two-session ALM training with C. Myers in September of 2021.
Aaron Wiggins, VP of Lending
Aaron has 18 years of experience and expertise working in the financial services industry, holding positions such as Branch Manager, Loan Center Manager, and AVP of Lending. At PFCU, Aaron’s role is to oversee the lending department, including the policy, procedures, systems, processes, implementation and improvement of the credit union’s loan products.
Meet Our Board of Directors
The people who serve on the Board of Directors are unpaid volunteers who give their time and commitment to Providence Federal Credit Union. Elected by their fellow members at our Annual General Meeting, they’re responsible for the general control, direction and management of the Credit Union.
The supervisory committee serves an important function in the credit union. They act as our guardians to ensure to ensure members’ assets are safeguarded and to oversee regular reviews and audits of credit union records.
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