WABASH, IN – Beacon Credit Union has named Emily Stites as Vice President, Retail Lending.

Stites brings more than 11 years of credit union and member service experience to her new role, as well as a passion for retail lending. She will be responsible for leading the organization in retail loan origination, underwriting and processing areas. Stites will also manage the Credit Union’s Retail Loan Processing Center, underwriting tools and support systems to ensure optimal performance and service for members. She will work alongside executive leadership to support implementation and achieving corporate goals and objectives. Her leadership role will center on building a high performance culture around Beacon’s values.

“Emily has been instrumental to Beacon’s retail lending growth,” said Trisha Loker, Chief Credit Officer. “We are delighted to have Emily elevated to vice president.”

Prior to her promotion, Stites served as Retail Lending Manager at the credit union. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance, Marketing and Business Administration from Indiana State University, an MBA from Anderson University and a Doctorate of Business Administration, Leadership from Liberty University.

Stites resides in Wabash, Indiana.

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About Beacon Credit Union
Since 1931, Beacon Credit Union has provided quality financial services responsive to the needs of its member-owners. Serving 50 Indiana counties, Beacon consists of over 46,000 members and manages assets of approximately $1.5 Billion.