Chartway Federal Credit Union 2018 Board of Directors

Virginia Beach-based credit union hosts 59th Annual Meeting

Virginia Beach, VA (March 6, 2018) – Chartway Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that on Thursday, February 22, 2018, it held its 59th Annual Meeting at its Headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA.

The following individuals were re-elected by acclamation to the board of directors.

Lou Gull

E. L. “Lou” Gull, Jr. re-elected to 3-year term: Lou Gull has held a variety of volunteer positions at the credit union for 37 years, including serving as chairman, 1st vice chairman, and 2nd vice chairman of its board. He has also served as chairman for both the CUSO board and the supervisory committee, and strengthened the credit union as a member of the human resource, pension, volunteer recruitment & development and technology committees. Gull has also held committee positions for organizations including the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, the Credit Union National Association, and the Virginia Credit Union League. In 2008, Gull was honored as NAFCU’s Volunteer of the Year for credit unions with $150M+ in assets. Gull serves on Norfolk Sports Club board and is also a docent with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Old Dominion University, is a Vietnam-era veteran, and retired from federal service after 36 years of service.

Richard Ahlborn

Richard R. Ahlborn, re-elected to 3-year term: Richard Ahlborn has been a member of the board since 2013 and has volunteered on many committees, including new service, legislative, and volunteer advance training committees. He previously served as the chairman of the supervisory committee for 10 years. Ahlborn retired from the Naval Aviation Depot as a production superintendent and served as an election official in the state of Virginia for nine years.

Richard McGrath

Richard A. McGrath, re-elected to 3-year term: McGrath is a seasoned leader with more than 30 years of business and financial experience – 18 of which he has served at Chartway, contributing as a volunteer on various committees, including the asset/liability management committee. He is also a current We Promise Foundation board member. As the founder and chief executive officer of locally-owned and operated Dominion Financial Solutions, Inc., McGrath and his team of fully-licensed professionals help a wide range of clients achieve financial security through the management and administration of investment and insurance portfolios.

Additionally, Nancy W. McMahon and Jared B. Perry were elected to the board.

Nancy McMahon

Nancy W. McMahon, elected to 3-year term: McMahon is a credit union volunteer who has served on Chartway’s legislative / regulatory & advocacy committee, volunteer recruitment recognition committee, and supervisory committee. She also serves on the Virginia Credit Union League’s grassroots committee. Before becoming a credit union volunteer, McMahon worked in human resources for the federal government for 38 years, serving a number of federal agencies, including the Department of Defense and the Department of the Navy. Currently, she works as a part-time human resources consultant. McMahon holds a bachelor’s degree in human resources administration from St. Leo University, and has completed extensive graduate work in public administration at Old Dominion University.

Jared Perry

Jared B. Perry, elected to 3-year term: Perry has worked with Chartway for several years, both as partner of Chartway’s charitable arm, the We Promise Foundation, and as a member of the credit union’s legislative/regulatory & advocacy committee. Perry’s desire to serve began in the U.S. Senate, where he worked as a legislative correspondent for Senator Orrin Hatch and then senior advisor for Senator Bob Bennett. Following his government service, Perry served as the director of development for the University Hospital Foundation at the University of Utah before he became the organization’s executive director. Currently, Perry helps bring hope, strength, and joy to children battling life-threatening medical conditions as the CEO of Make-A-Wish Utah. Perry holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and a master’s degree in public administration - both from the University of Utah.

Following the Annual Meeting, the board of directors met to hold an organizational meeting— during which time, the following was established:

Chartway Federal Credit Union Board Officers and Directors

  • Robert O. Holmes, chairman
  • George E. Sauer III, 1st vice chairman
  • Robert N. Cook, 2nd vice chairman
  • Melvin S. Mizelle, treasurer
  • E. L. “Lou” Gull, Jr., secretary
  • Richard R. Ahlborn, director
  • Wayne E. Foshay, director
  • Nancy W. McMahon, director
  • Richard A. McGrath, director
  • Jared B. Perry, director

Robert O Holmes chairman Chartway board of directors

Chartway’s chairman of the board, Robert O. Holmes, called Chartway’s 59th Annual Meeting to order.

As one of the largest credit unions in the county, Chartway is driven by a desire to make life affordable for its members, to serve its communities, and to make ongoing investments that strengthen the member experience.

Chartway Federal Credit Union 2018 Board of Directors

Front Row (L to R): Melvin S. Mizelle, treasurer; Robert N. Cook, 2nd vice chairman; George E. Sauer III, 1st vice chairman; and E. L. “Lou” Gull, Jr., secretary. Top Row (L to R): Nancy W. McMahon; Richard R. Ahlborn; Wayne E. Foshay; Robert O. Holmes, chairman; Jared B. Perry; and Richard A. McGrath.

Chartway Federal Credit Union annual meeting 2018 and singing of the National Anthem

Tiffany Thompson, Chartway’s director of marketing, sang the National Anthem during Chartway’s 59th Annual Meeting.

About Chartway Federal Credit Union

Chartway Federal Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial institution, has been proudly serving members for over half a century. Guided by its vision, mission, and values, the $2.2 billion credit union is dedicated to making life more affordable for more than 190,000 members through 35 branches and online, mobile, and telephone banking services, including mobile deposit, mobile bill pay, and digital wallets. As one of the largest credit unions with membership concentrations in Virginia, Utah, and Texas, Chartway is consistently recognized for its financial strength, its ability to make life affordable for its members, and for its philanthropic efforts through its charitable arm, the We Promise Foundation, which has raised more than $11 million to provide life-changing experiences that bring joy, hope, and smiles to children facing medical hardship or illness.For more information, visit; or, visit them on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.