Allegius Credit Union Welcomes Karin Birchel as President and Chief Executive Officer

Allegius Credit Union Welcomes Karin Birchel as President and Chief Executive Officer

Allegius Credit Union, a leading financial institution committed to providing exceptional service and financial solutions to its members, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karin L. Birchel as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective September 5, 2024.

Ms.  Birchel brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the financial industry, with a proven track record of leadership and innovation. With a strong commitment to the values and mission of Allegius Credit Union, Ms. Birchel is poised to lead the credit union into a new era of growth and member satisfaction.

"We are thrilled to welcome Ms. Birchel to the Allegius Credit Union family as our new CEO," said Bruce Aubrey, Chairman of the Board at Allegius Credit Union. "Her extensive background in financial services and strategic leadership will contribute to the continued success and growth of our credit union. We believe that Ms. Birchel is the right person to guide us in providing superior financial services and building lasting relationships with our members."

Ms. Birchel expressed enthusiasm about her new role and the opportunities that lie ahead. "I am honored and excited to lead Allegius Credit Union. I am committed to building on the credit union's strong foundation and working collaboratively with our dedicated team to deliver exceptional value and service to our members."

Ms. Birchel replaces Ken Zagrocki, who served the credit union with distinction.  Mr. Zagrocki played a pivotal role in Allegius Credit Union's success during his tenure, and the board expresses gratitude for his contributions.

About Allegius Credit Union:

Allegius Credit Union has been serving the Northwest Indiana community since 1966. With a focus on member-centric services and a commitment to financial well-being, Allegius Credit Union has grown to become a trusted and respected financial institution in the region.