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Dominion Energy Credit Union Announces New President/Chief Executive Officer

Authored By: Lewis Wood on 7/10/2023

Natalie Baker
Vice President, Marketing
Dominion Energy Credit Union
804-521-2525 x4526

Afua Dominion Energy CURichmond, Virginia - Dominion Energy Credit Union is pleased to announce the selection of Afua Essandoh as the Credit Union’s new President/Chief Executive Officer.

“Continuing our mission of improving the financial well-being of our members is paramount,” said Ed Baine, Board Chair.  “We have a lot of confidence in Afua and look forward to working together to continue delivering on our mission”.

Prior to accepting the role of CEO of Dominion Energy Credit Union, Afua served as the Senior Vice President - Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for Blue Ridge Bank, a $3.3 billion bank located in Richmond, Virginia. She has expertise in strategic planning, asset/liability management, liquidity and capital management, financial planning and analysis, and executive leadership and experience in branch operations and human resources. Afua received her bachelor’s degree from Concordia College, Moorhead and holds an MBA from University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business.

Afua will succeed Michael Swalley, who after 33 years of service as the Credit Union’s President/CEO, plans to retire November 1.

“Mike has set the standard as the CEO of Dominion Energy Credit Union and has developed a team of dedicated professionals who create tremendous value for the 21,000 members who trust them for their daily financial needs,” said Ed Baine. “He has built a highly successful credit union through many different strategic initiatives, which will add significant value to members for generations to come.”

About Dominion Energy Credit Union

Dominion Energy Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial cooperative that serves employees, retirees, and contractors of Dominion Energy. With more than 21,000 members, the Credit Union has $400 million in assets. For more information, please visit www.DominionEnergyCU.org.

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