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ESL Federal Credit Union Announces Two New District Managers

Rochester, NY — ESL Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the promotions of two branch managers to the role of district manager:

  • Angela Kaltenbach has been named eastside district manager
  • Karen Preston has been named westside district manager

Kaltenbach and Preston will each be responsible for managing more than 100 employees in their respective districts. They also will lead the sales coaching, team development, operational excellence, and member loyalty activities for the financial institution’s retail banking team.

Kaltenbach has more than 20 years’ experience in banking, having joined ESL in 2017, and most recently serving as branch manager at the ESL Webster Office.

Preston’s experience in banking and finance totals more than 35 years, having most recently led the ESL Chili Office since 2015.

About ESL Federal Credit Union

With more than 100 years of locally-owned history, ESL Federal Credit Union serves as a full-service financial institution to more than 384,000 members and 13,200 businesses. Founded in 1920, the company provides personal banking, business banking, mortgage services, and wealth management services through its locally-based 23 branch network, telephone, mobile, online, and live chat center.

The Rochester-based financial institution employs approximately 900 people in the Greater Rochester area and holds more than $8.6 billion in assets. Since 1996, ESL has paid out 26 consecutive Owners’ Dividends to its members totaling more than $185 million. Since the creation of its Community Impact initiative in 2018, ESL has reinvested more than $40 million in grants throughout the community. The company has appeared on the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for 11 years since 2010. ESL Federal Credit Union is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street, in Rochester, and can be found online at

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For more information, contact:

Rich Pulvino, APR
Vice President/Director, Corporate Communications