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Burd Promoted to Carbondale West Branch Manager

Eric Burd Promotion

Photo: Eric Burd, Carbondale West Branch Manager

December 5, 2016 – Carbondale, IL – Eric Burd has been promoted to Branch Manager at SIU Credit Union’s Carbondale West branch located at 1217 W. Main Street, according to Erica Pankey, Vice President of Operations.  Burd will be responsible for providing operational leadership to branch staff, including staff development and retention, and delivery of outstanding member service.

“I am excited to announce Eric’s promotion to branch manager. He has proven himself as a capable, valuable member of the SIU Credit Union team,” said Pankey.  “We know he is a dedicated leader that maintains the credit union’s community focus and provides excellent member service. We are eager to watch him grow in this new position.”

Burd was previously a Member Service Representative in the Marion and Energy branches and has more than 9 years of experience with financial institutions.  He is a 2001 graduate of John A. Logan College and a 2003 graduate from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a BS in Social Science Education.  Additionally, he coaches youth soccer and volunteers for the Southern Illinois Heart Walk.

“I am very excited and looking forward to be coming to the Carbondale West branch,” said Burd.  “My primary goal for our branch is to provide each and every member with the comfort and satisfaction in knowing that we are working for them.”

Burd resides in Herrin, Illinois with his wife and two daughters.

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