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CFE Appoints New Members to Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee


Lake Mary, Fla. (August 29, 2017) – CFE is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Person, CPA, to CFE Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors. Mr. Person most recently served CFE as a member of the Supervisory Committee. His previous role provides him with an in-depth understanding of CFE and the credit union industry as a whole.  


Mr. Person is a partner at WithumSmith+Brown, PC, one of the largest CPA firms in the United States. With close to four decades of experience in public accounting, his expertise includes accounting and assurance services; business analysis; mergers and acquisitions; tax planning and compliance; and operational and financial consulting.


A graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Mr. Person is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). He is also treasurer of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Central Florida. Mr. Person’s wealth of knowledge and professional credentials in the financial services industry is welcomed by CFE. 


Ms. Ketsia Nortelus has been appointed to the CFE Supervisory Committee to fill the vacancy left by Mr. Person. She brings over 10 years of experience in the Central Florida public education system to her new role as a member of the Supervisory Committee.   





About CFE Federal Credit Union:

Founded in 1937 by 23 educators, CFE Federal Credit Union serves more than 150,000 members. With over $1.74 billion in total assets, CFE offers its members an array of financial products and services at 22 full-service branches, six high school branches, and more than 40 ATMs. Anyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers, or attends school in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Lake Counties may become a member. Qualified businesses and other entities may join as well.


CFE Federal Credit Union has earned countless awards and recognitions, including NAFCU’s Federal Credit Union of the Year, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions’ Credit Union of the Year, the Florida Education Commissioners Business Award, the UCF President’s Partnership Award, Onyx Magazine’s Cultural Diversity Award, the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award, and the Louise Herring CU Philosophy in Action Award.


CFE is the Official Financial Institution of the UCF Knights and owns the naming rights to the CFE Arena on the University of Central Florida campus. CFE is the Preferred Credit Union for Seminole State College. CFE ranked in the top twenty for mid-size companies (100 to 499 employees) in the Orlando Sentinel’s 2015 Top 100 Companies for Working Families. CFE was named Community Champion in 2014 and the Healthiest Workplace in 2016 by the Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies for Working Families.  

Ron Person, Director
Ron Person, Director