Sun East FCU Promotes Debbie Cook to President, Working with CEO Michael Kaczenski

Aston, PA – Sun East Federal Credit Union ($877M, Aston, PA) is promoting Debbie Cook, who currently serves as EVP/Chief Financial Officer, to the role of President. As President, Cook will work closely with Sun East’s continuing Chief Executive Officer, Michael Kaczenski.

Cook has served Sun East as a senior finance executive for more than a decade and brings over 30 years of industry experience to her new position. She previously served as an examiner for the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and in various finance and accounting roles at Del-One Federal Credit Union. Cook was chosen as a Philadelphia Business Journal 2022 CFO of the Year Honoree and successfully completed all the requirements of the CUES CEO Institute to earn the designation of Certified Chief Executive, CCE, earlier this year.

Beginning July 31, 2023, as President, she will oversee Accounting/Finance, Lending, Collections, Marketing, Risk Management, Branches, Call Center, Payment Solutions, and Member Relationships departments.

“I am truly privileged and excited to assume this new role. As President, I am committed to upholding our credit union’s mission of fostering financial well-being with each member and community interaction undertaken,” says Cook.  “I look forward to leading our dedicated team in delivering exceptional service and building strong relationships within our community.  Together, we will navigate the ever-evolving financial landscape and continue to provide our members with trusted financial solutions.”

Cook received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Wesley College in Dover, Delaware. She is married with two children and welcomed her first grandchild this year. Her hobbies include spending time at the beach with family and friends and traveling.

About Sun East Federal Credit Union

Sun East Federal Credit Union, founded in 1949, is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution offering savings, borrowing, investing, and virtual banking needs to 50,000 + members, over 1,250 employers, and multiple other organizations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey. Sun East has over $877 million in assets with branches throughout the Tri-State area, nationwide ATM access, and online and mobile banking. For more information, call 877-5-SUNEAST or visit, or follow @SunEastFCU.

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