FREMONT, Mich. 8/23/2021- Gerber Federal Credit Union today announced two executive promotions. Lori Little to Executive Vice President & Chief Experience Officer and Phil Archer to Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.
“I am most pleased to announce these latest promotions,” said John P. Buckley Jr. Gerber FCU President/CEO. “Lori and Phil have been key members of the Senior Management Team for years. These promotions reflect their roles in generating the growth in membership and member engagement that have propelled Gerber FCU forward in these uncertain times. Gerber FCU would not be where we are today without their valuable contributions. These promotions serve to highlight their increased responsibilities as Gerber FCU meets the needs of its members in an increasingly complex financial services marketplace.”
Ms. Little joined the credit union in 1982 as part of a work study program. Her positions have included Teller, Computer Operator, Information Technology Supervisor, Information Technology Manager and Vice President – Operations. She will continue to lead the member experience areas of the credit union, which now include Member Service, Consumer Lending, Real Estate Lending, Member Solutions, and Information Technology. Little actively participates with the United Way of the Lakeshore as a committee member and on the Muskegon Board Executive Committee. She participated with the Leadership in Newaygo County (LINC) program, is the current Vice Chair of the MOON (Muskegon, Ottawa, Oceana, Newaygo) Chapter of Credit Unions and has volunteered with the Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Hospital and National Association of Federal Credit Unions. She is a graduate of the Credit Union National Association Management School at the University of Georgia and holds the Management and Leadership Accreditation (NMLA) from the National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
Mr. Archer joined the credit union in 2005 as the Vice President – Finance. He will continue to manage the Accounting Department, Investment Portfolio, Financial Risk profile, and Government Reporting. Archer has volunteered with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. He is an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) and a Credit Union National Association Certified Mortgage Originator.