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ESL Federal Credit Union Names John Cirella as Business Banking Senior Relationship Manager

Rochester, NY — ESL Federal Credit Union recently promoted John Cirella to senior relationship manager of its business banking team. Cirella originally joined ESL in 2012 as relationship manager. In his new position, Cirella will be responsible for identifying, developing, and managing business banking relationships in the Greater Rochester area. He will also facilitate the full range of loan, deposit, and other non-credit services to existing and prospective clients.

Cirella previously managed a portfolio of diverse clients as a commercial loan officer for Northwest Savings Bank, where he specialized in developing commercial credit opportunities. He also worked at Five Star Bank serving in several capacities including branch management and small business development.

Cirella is a graduate of the University of Rochester, where he received a bachelor's degree in psychology. He resides in Spencerport with his wife and two children.

About ESL Federal Credit Union

Founded by George Eastman in 1920, ESL Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with $5.6 billion in assets. The locally-owned financial institution employs more than 700 people in Rochester, New York, and includes approximately 330,000 members worldwide.

The company has now appeared on the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list for five years (2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, and 2010). Access to the credit union includes 20 branch locations and more than 40 ATM locations, locally-based telephone and Internet chat centers, and online and mobile banking channels. The company is headquartered at 225 Chestnut Street in Rochester and can be found on the Internet at

For more information, contact:

Rich Pulvino, APR
Vice President/Director, Corporate Communications