"I want to congratulate and welcome Robert on his appointment to the CO-OP Board," said Jeff Napper, Board Chairman, and President/CEO of LBS Financial CU. "Robert has worked for financial institutions for more than 30 years, and his solid management and credit union industry experience will be of great value to the Board's oversight duties of CO-OP Financial Services."
Chavez joined Sandia Laboratory FCU in 2000 and became President/CEO in 2014. The credit union has 83,000 members and total assets of $2.3 billion. Chavez has served a six-year term on the Board of Directors for the Credit Union Association of New Mexico. He currently serves on the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council and on a Regional Advisory Committee for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions. He has also taken a leadership role in several multi-owner credit union service organizations, including CU ATM Services, LLC, CU Anytime LLC and DataPrint Services, LLC.
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