Westmark Credit Union Announces New Executive Team Members
Idaho, January 15th, 2024, Westmark Credit Union
Westmark Credit Union is excited to announce the expansion of its executive leadership team to include Jade Beckman, Chief Remote Experience Officer; Sara Plothow, Chief Consumer Lending Experience Officer; Trevor Hansen, Chief Lending Experience Officer – Commercial & Real Estate; Bryant Nielson, Senior VP of Data Analytics; and Lisa Misner, Senior VP of Indirect Lending.
“Westmark has a culture of continuous improvement in doing what is best to serve our members, our employees, and the communities in which we live.” stated Mike Schenck, Westmark President & CEO. “The proper leadership team is key to success in these endeavors, and I am excited to see what Westmark can accomplish with these new additions to the executive team. They bring a wealth of knowledge, abilities, and positive energy that will surely lead Westmark to new heights!”
Jade Beckman brings 20 years of industry experience with him, having previously served as VP of Consumer Lending at his prior credit union. He has an MBA from Utah State University and an accounting degree from the University of Utah. Sara first started at Westmark over 20 years ago in 2002 as a student teller. Since that time, she has been promoted through a variety of positions in the branches, indirect lending, and loan departments giving her a wealth and diversity of experience. Sara most recently held the position of VP of Consumer Lending. Trevor Hansen has been working at the credit union for 12 years, most recently serving in the position of VP of Commercial Lending. Bryant Nielson began working at Westmark over 35 years ago in 1988. Over his extensive career he has held a variety of high-level positions involving information systems, technology, and operational services at the credit union. Lisa Misner has extensive experience in the credit union industry for over 30 years with a specialization in the indirect lending segment. Lisa began her career at Westmark in 2013 where she first managed our indirect lending marketing programs and later was promoted to manage the entire division. Under Lisa’s direction the credit union’s indirect lending portfolio has grown significantly and is now the largest loan production channel at the credit union.
Chief Remote Experience Officer
Chief Consumer Lending Experience Officer
Chief Lending Experience Officer
Senior VP of Indirect Lending
Senior VP of Data Analytics