Meet Our New CEO
WHFCU today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Christopher J. Bruno as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bruno succeeds now retired CEO Diana Michaels who served the credit union for the last 25 years.
“The Board was incredibly impressed at Christopher's breadth of knowledge and experience, and his organically shared vision for our credit union,” said Board Chair Cheryl Jarman. “We felt that his vision was very much in alignment with our valued members and long-term strategic goals and knew he was the right candidate to lead the organization onward.”
"I am honored to be selected as WHFCU’s CEO," said Bruno. “I’ve witnessed the tremendous success and growth of the credit union under its executive leadership during my years in the industry, and I look forward to working with the Board to carry that trend well into the future."
Bruno joins WHFCU with more than 18 years of experience in the credit union industry having served in positions as CEO, Chief Operating Officer, and Vice President. He is also a graduate of Western CUNA Management School, an industry-recognized program for credit union leaders.
WHFCU started in July 1953 initially offering deposits, withdrawals, and loans to hospital workers at Pittsburg-, Antioch-, and Concord Hospitals as P.A.C. Hospital Employees Federal Credit Union. Today as WHFCU, the credit union offers a comprehensive set of financial services and serves more than 4,000 healthcare and business members in Contra Costa, Alameda, and Solano Counties in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.