Thompson Takes Leadership Role in Region V

National Credit Union Administration Executive Director Mark Treichel announced today that Linda Thompson has been selected as Associate Regional Director of Operations for Region V.

Thompson, who has been with the agency since 1988, will assume her duties in Region V on Aug. 8. She succeeds Cherie Freed, who was named Region V Director in April.

Thompson began her NCUA career as an examiner, and served as a problem case officer for 10 years. She subsequently served as a supervisory examiner until her appointment as Region V director of special actions in 2010.

Thompson holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Walsh College in Troy, Michigan. She graduated from the NCUA Management Development Program in 2002.

Revion V is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and covers Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

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