Beginning Monday, April 26, 2021 the parking lot at our Clinton Branch and including Apple Country Market will undergo a complete resurfacing project. During the construction there may be a need to enter the branch through a different entrance and the drive-up may be inaccessible temporarily. Please refer to our website or facebook for updates as this construction takes place. We will make every attempt to minimize any inconvenience. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Leominster Credit Union (LCU) has partnered with Fitchburg High School to supplement their math classes with a Financial Literacy section regarding personal finance. The personal finance course includes units on checking, savings, managing credit, types of credit, saving for college, budgeting and much more! The classes run for 40 minutes and are taught rotating both in-person and virtually, engaging with over 100 students. The classes are taught by LCU employees Brittany Haley, Waldemar Agostini and Daisy Casiano in conjunction with Katie Najjar.
“At LCU we hope to continue to foster this new relationship with Fitchburg High School, faculty and students and in the future hope to expand this curriculum to additional schools within our community. We want to provide financial education to students and families to improve their skills, boost their confidence and help them achieve success,” said Katie Najjar, SVP Retail, Leominster Credit Union.
“Introducing financial literacy has been a welcomed opportunity for Fitchburg High School students. Students need to be versed in the core curriculum and practical everyday life skills such as being financially literate. Learning about budgeting, money, and finances can impact student futures and quality of life. We are happy to work with LCU in offering these options for our students,” stated Josie D’Elia, Fitchburg High School, Guidance Counselor.
Leominster, MA –Leominster Credit Union has recently announced the promotions of Ellen Coughlin and Mychelle Phillips.
Ellen Coughlin was promoted to the position of Vice President, Human Resources and Development. For the last 5 years, Ellen was the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources but has been with the organization for 17 years. She will be responsible for all the Human Resources functions, development and training and will become a member of the Senior Management Team reporting to Barbara Mahoney, President & CEO. Coughlin received a BA from Worcester State College in Spanish and a minor in Health Sciences. She went on to receive her master’s degree from Emmanuel College, with a concentration in Human Resources. She has also received her PHR, Professional Human Resources designation from the HR Certification Institute and her SHRM-CP. Coughlin resides in Sterling with her husband and daughter.
Mychelle Phillips was promoted to Vice President, Operations and Information Technology (IT). Phillips has been with LCU for 17 years and Vice President of Operations for the last 6 years. Her new duties will include being responsible for the Digital and Member Service Center, Operations and our IT division. Phillips will become a member of the Senior Management Team and report to Barbara Mahoney, President & CEO. Mychelle has a bachelor’s degree from New England College of Business and holds an Accredited Automated Clearing House Professional (AAP) certification awarded by National ACH Association to individuals who are experts in electronic payments. Phillips resides in Leicester with her husband.
“These promotions are the result of the exceptional performance of these individuals within their respective departments,” commented Barbara Mahoney, President & CEO. “Ellen and Mychelle display exemplary behavior, discipline and leadership and we are pleased to have them as part of our Senior Management Team.”