Nusenda Credit Union brings Chief Learning & Diversity Officer


Albuquerque, N.M. – Nusenda Credit Union announced today the hiring of Erica Barreiro as its new Chief Learning & Diversity Officer.

“We look forward to welcoming Erica to Nusenda team,” said Nusenda President/CEO Joe Christian. Her track record of innovation and leadership in learning and workplace culture will help advance our commitment to an inclusive and exceptional workplace.”

Erica joins Nusenda with over 15 years’ experience in education and program development, and comes from Central New Mexico Community College. Most recently, she served as the Future if Work Strategist, leading several initiatives t adapt to the evolving ways of working and securing national and local partnerships to innovate for the future of learning and talent development. Prior to, she served as the Dean of the School of Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences for a total of 8 years. Erica transformed faculty culture and built effective teams of staff and faculty to modernize several academic Programs including the creation of some of CNM’s first online certificate degree programs. She also designed the state’s first bilingual certification program to support English as a Second Language learners. Erica brings with her an extensive education, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from University of Wisconsin, a Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction from University of St. Thomas, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Education and Human Resources from Colorado State University.

Erica has served as a chair or co-founder on several local and national committees including Equity Council, Women United Advisory Board, The Culture We Want, LGBTQ+ Advisory Council and panel speaker for 2022 Families’ First of New Mexico Awards. She will lead Nusenda’s Learning and Development department and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work.

About Nusenda Credit Union:
Nusenda Credit Union is New Mexico’s largest locally owned and operated credit union with 240,000 members and more than 700 employees. It has more than 20 branches throughout New Mexico in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Taos, Valencia County, Socorro , and Las Cruces. There are hundreds of ways to join the credit union. Connect with Nusenda Credit Union at; Facebook @nusendacu; Twittwr @nusendacu; and LinkedIn:
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