Arrha Credit Union Congratulates & Appoints Acting CFO, Lucas Manzi, To Permanent Position

Michael S. Ostrowski, President and CEO of Arrha Credit Union, congratulates acting CFO, Lucas Manzi, to permanent position.  Manzi was recently promoted to acting Chief Financial Officer. Prior he was the Accounting Department and Finance Manager at Arrha Credit Union. “Lucas is a valuable contributor and rising star at Arrha,” states Ostrowski.  “The board of directors, senior team, and staff are thrilled to have Lucas officially assume the CFO position,” states Ostrowski.  “I am excited to assume the CFO role on a permanent basis,” said Manzi. “I look forward to working with Mike and the team as we continue to grow and bring innovative ideas and products that matter and make a positive difference to our members and communities,” states Manzi. “Manzi is a recipient of the 2019 Credit Union Difference Maker’s Award presented by Cooperative Credit Union Association at the 2019 Credit Union Marketplace Experience,” states Ostrowski.  The show highlighted new technology, had breakout sessions in many topics including cyber security, latest trends in digital banking, and ways to enhance member experience.  As a highlight, there was a salute to employees that have great attitudes, positively impact others, and make a difference at their credit union, in the community, and beyond.  “Manzi received one of the Difference Maker’s Awards for his great attitude, positive team efforts, and innovative practices that he does within our credit union and efforts involved in the community,” states Ostrowski.  Lucas is a member of the Arrha Asset-Liability Committee. His background is in accounting and leading a team to achieve its goals.  He has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management in Amherst, Massachusetts. Arrha Credit Union is the official credit union of Springfield teachers since 1929 and located in Springfield and West Springfield.  Arrha means a pledge in earnest, is one of the oldest words in the English language and reflects our pledge to assist our members in reaching their financial goals by providing superior service and products in a personal, meaningful way.  For more information about Arrha Credit Union call 413-732-9812, email, or visit December 31, 2020 ##