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ESL Federal Credit Union Names Steven Schmidt Vice President/Director, Credit Management & Administration

Rochester, NY – ESL Federal Credit Union recently named Steven Schmidt as vice president/director, credit management and administration. In his new role, Schmidt will oversee all administrative credit functions of the company, including credit risk, consumer lending, and loan payment solutions.

Schmidt joined ESL in 2011 as manager, consumer lending. Prior to his employment with ESL, Schmidt served as branch manager, American Airlines Credit Union; chief executive officer, United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 342 Federal Credit Union; and most recently, director, operations, Sperry Associates Federal Credit Union, in Nassau County, New York.

Schmidt holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, with concentration in finance, from Rochester Institute of Technology. He currently serves as an officer of Mendon Conservation League.

Schmidt resides in Pittsford 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 $5.0 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