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Bethpage Federal Credit Union Board of Directors Announced

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Dan Balducci Of CA Technologies Elected Chairman of the Board

Bethpage, NY – Earlier this month officers were elected to Bethpage Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors, with Don Balducci named Chairman of the Board. Balducci succeeds Robert Kelly, who served as Chair from 2011-2014.

An experienced performance consultant, Don Balducci is Senior Advisor for Talent Development at CA Technologies (formerly Computer Associates), where he is responsible for the development and delivery of management and leadership programs, as well as performance acceleration projects.  He earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and education from Hofstra University, joining CA Technologies in 1981, where he worked in programming, marketing, and data center operations before taking on supervisory and management roles.

A resident of Bethpage, NY where he and his wife Rosanne raised their three daughters, Don began his service with Bethpage in 1999 as one of Bethpage’s first Associate Directors.  He was elected a member of the Board in 2003, and has subsequently held the positions of Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and now, Chair.

Balducci will work closely with the Bethpage Board of Directors, comprised of key industry leaders and business professionals, to ensure that Bethpage maintains its position as the largest credit union in New York State and theleading financial institution on Long Island.

Bethpage has grown tremendously in recent years to become the leading financial institution in the Long Island community,” said Balducci.  “Unlike banks, our Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers, dedicated to the credit union mission to serve its members.  I am proud to continue in this tradition and to uphold the Bethpage commitment to family and community.”

“Bethpage is fortunate to have an exceptional Board of Directors in place comprised of some of the best industry leaders in the area.  Don has been an integral member of our Board since 2003 and we are very fortunate to have him now as our Chair,” said Kirk Kordeleski, President & CEO, Bethpage.  “At Bethpage, we have a firm commitment to our members.  Don is a recognized leader, known for his valued counsel and advancements in the community.  We look forward to continuing a strong working relationship.”

Also elected as officers of the Board were:  Vice Chair — Philip Gandolfo of Farmingdale, NY, retired Senior Vice President of Emblem Health Plans; Secretary — Dr. Michelle Nearon of Shelton, CT,  Assistant Dean and Director of the Office for Diversity and Equal Opportunity at Yale University; Treasurer — Joseph Moliterno of Syosset, NY, retired Director of Federal Taxes of Dover Corporation.

Other members of the Board at Bethpage Federal Credit Union are as follows:  Dr. Robert F. Kelly of St. James, NY, Associate Chair of the Computer Science Department at Stony Brook University;  John C. Komst of Commack, NY, retired Director of Special Projects Development at Grumman Corporation; Jorge Martinez of Freeport, NY, Director of Business Development for American Transit Insurance Company;  Les Poinelli of Centerport, NY, Business Consulting Executive; and Richard B. Turan of Cold Spring Harbor, NY, former president/CEO of Nassau Health Care Corporation.

Bethpage Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative, existing solely to serve its members and has experienced rapid growth in recent years to become a strong alternative to banks.  Bethpage was approved for the largest federal community charter in the U.S. in 2003 and now is New York State’s largest credit union and Long Island’s primary community financial institution with 232,000 members, 27 branches and 60 shared service center locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. As a financial cooperative, Bethpage offers the best-in-market rates, low fees and world-class service, and a full menu of personal and commercial financial services.

Bethpage maintains branch locations in Bay Shore, Bay Shore King Kullen, Bethpage, Central Islip, Commack King Kullen, East Meadow NuHealth, Elmont, Farmingdale, Freeport, Glen Cove, Hempstead, Huntington, Levittown King Kullen, Lynbrook, Massapequa, Melville, Mineola, North Babylon, Patchogue, Port Jefferson, Riverhead, Seaford, Smithtown, Roosevelt, Valley Stream King Kullen, West Babylon and Westbury with over 425 surcharge-free ATMs including King Kullen, CVS Pharmacy, 7-11 and Costco locations throughout Long Island.  For more information, call 1-800-628-7070 or visit https://www.bethpagefcu.com.