Pleasanton, Calif. (PRWEB) March 28, 2013
Kevin Landel joined Patelco this week as the new chief information officer, and as a senior vice president will also serve on the executive team. In his new role, Landel will be responsible for information technology and information services at the credit union.
“I am delighted to be starting with Patelco and returning to the Bay Area,” said Landel. “The credit union is a good fit for me and I am looking forward to meeting the challenges and expanding the opportunities that will help Patelco meet our members’ needs.”
A respected expert in media technologies with more than 30 years of professional experience, Landel comes to Patelco from California Coast Credit Union, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Information Services. While at California Coast, Landel helped the credit union complete a series of mergers and rolled out improvements to member services including online banking enhancements and mobile services. In addition to his extensive work experience, including executive roles at technology startups and time at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, Landel has a master’s degree from MIT’s Media Lab and a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
An avid surfer, Landel says he will miss the warm waters of San Diego, but “I’m excited about revisiting my roots, and the waves, in Santa Cruz,” where he has family.
About Patelco Credit Union
Founded in 1936, Patelco Credit Union ranks among the largest credit unions in California and the nation with more than $3.9 billion in assets and 270,000 members. Throughout its 77-year history, Patelco has helped its members and their communities prosper through volunteer initiatives and personalized service that focuses on transparency, simplicity in banking, and garnering trust. Patelco is a federally insured, not-for-profit, full-service credit union that offers the same types of products and services as large banks. Membership in Patelco is free and open to everyone. For more information, visit Patelco Credit Union at patelco.org.