Marilyn Brink Named North Coast CU President & CEO

North Coast CU President & CEO Marilyn Brink. Photo: Bellingham Herald.

The North Coast Credit Union Board of Directors (Bellingham, WA) has named Marilyn Brink as the credit union’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.

“Brink has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of North Coast Credit Union for the last 14 years, managing the day-to-day branch and lending operations, as well as playing a significant role in developing the strategic direction for the credit union. Her collaborative management style, extensive experience, and dedication to the community are some of the reasons for our decision,” said Randall J. Watts, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Marilyn is a respected and proven leader. We are confident in her ability to guide North Coast Credit Union into the future.”

Brink added that she is “very pleased to take on this exciting new leadership role.”

“The future looks bright and I am devoted to supporting our members, employees and our communities as we move forward,” she said.

Brink has years of experience in the financial services industry.  Her wide range of executive responsibilities includes Operations, Finance, Lending, Human Resources and IT.

In addition to North Coast Credit Union, she has served in senior management positions at Banner Bank, Whatcom State Bank, U.S. Savings Bank, and Mount Baker Bank.

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