Members 1st Federal Credit Union has welcomed several new executives to the organization’s
leadership team.

Michael Wilson took the helm as President & CEO in July 2023 following the retirement of his former mentor, President & CEO, George Nahodil, who leaves behind an incredible legacy.

Wilson has expanded the leadership team in order to prepare the credit union for growth in providing new delivery channels to expand upon product and service offerings and an enhanced member experience. Members 1st is preparing the foundation now for the credit union’s growth trajectory in a rapidly changing technological and regulatory environment. With that comes the addition of several new executives, the upward movement of existing leaders within the organization, and the retention of dedicated and tenured leadership team members.

The leadership team is as follows:
Michael Wilson, President & Chief Executive Officer
Chad Adams, Chief Relationship Officer
Joe Beck, Chief Lending Officer, Commercial
Rebecca Finkenbinder, Chief Legal Officer
Eric Bush, Chief Financial Officer
Stuart Bretz, Chief Revenue Officer
Jeff Ernst, Chief Lending Officer, Consumer
Steve Hemler, Chief Experience Officer
Lisa Katterman, Chief Regulatory & Compliance Officer
Frank Serina, Chief Risk Officer
Christy Pavlakovich, Chief People Officer
Garth Pricer, Chief Information Officer

“I am honored to carry out our long-standing mission of serving our members, associates and communities as Members 1st’s president and CEO,” said Wilson, “I have witnessed first-hand the positive impact we make on the lives of those we serve, and I am excited to partner with our Board and our Leadership Team and to work alongside our phenomenal associates as we honor an incredible legacy and plan for the next chapter in our faM1ly’s history.”

The new members of the executive leadership team are a welcome addition to the talented group of leaders who provide exceptional service to the credit union’s member-owners each day.


About Members 1st Federal Credit Union:
Members 1st Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution with nearly 600,000 members and $7 billion in assets. While its administrative headquarters is based in Enola, PA, Members 1st serves its members and communities through its network of nearly 60 branch locations throughout Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, Perry and York counties, as well as its robust digital banking and call center channels. To learn more about Members 1st, visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.