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Westerra Credit Union Hires Brooke Fleming as Chief Lending Officer

Fleming will lead lending strategy and operations

Denver, CO – November 15, 2021 – Westerra Credit Union is thrilled to announce the hiring of Brooke Fleming as Chief Lending Officer. In this role, Fleming will be instrumental in the development of the credit union’s lending strategies and ensuring outstanding member service in all lending operations.

“Brooke’s past experiences and talents make her the ideal candidate for driving business results in alignment with our organization’s strategy,” stated Jay Champion, President and CEO of Westerra. “As her record shows, she has made impactful changes in every aspect of her impressive career. We are excited to add her exceptional lending knowledge and leadership to the Westerra team.”

Fleming will draw on more than 18 years of banking experience, including transforming digital lending and new account units, modernizing customer experience and overhauling legacy operations. Her experience in leading commercial lending teams and her community involvement align well with Westerra’s commitment to serving businesses and consumers in the Denver metro area.

“It’s an exciting time at Westerra Credit Union and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of our digital-first transformation,” said Fleming. “I look forward to working with the team and leaning into their commitment of meeting members’ needs. It is my goal to ensure that lending operations complement the credit union’s overall goals and demonstrate our commitment to the community.” 

Fleming attended University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado. She has been recognized in the community as an Apple Society Member of Junior Achievement and by Jefferson County for her volunteer efforts with Hope House of Colorado and Colorado Homeless Families. She currently serves as the Board Vice-Chair of the Public Education Business Coalition and participates as a mentor in the Professional Mentorship Program at the CU Boulder Leeds School of Business.  

About Westerra Credit Union
Denver-based Westerra Credit Union holds over $1.9 billion in assets and serves 125,000 members throughout the Denver metro area. Founded in Denver in 1934 by eight schoolteachers, Westerra’s purpose is to “teach one another to prosper.”  Member-owned and committed to the communities they serve, today they carry that purpose forward to help individuals, families, and businesses as they navigate the new normal caused by the COVID-19 crisis. For more information, visit www.WesterraCU.com.

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