Who We Are

Unitus is your local community credit union. That means we’re invested in supporting our members and enriching our community.

Unitus has gone through a few changes since we started as the Oregon Telephone Employees Credit Union in 1937, but our core principle of “People Helping People” has never changed. At Unitus, our members always come first.

More Than 80 Years of Experience

In 1937, the employees of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph realized the need for a financial institution whose first priority would be to serve its members, not profit off them. The organization they founded is now Unitus Community Credit Union.

Invested in the Northwest

We serve 100,000 members in the Pacific Northwest and employ more than 250 individuals who share our passion for serving the community.

Empowering our Members

We help to make our members stronger financially by providing financial education, exceptional products and services, and personal service.

Enriching our Community

Building on the ideals of our founders, we operate with the same commitment to improving our local community.

The Unitus Difference

There are many ways to get where you’re going and no one will work harder to meet your financial needs. Experience the Unitus Difference!

Dedicated to the Financial Well-Being of Our Membership
Unitus has been a part of this community for more than 80 years, currently serving 15 counties in Oregon and the entire state of Washington. We are committed to exceptional member service and value working together to be dependable and flexible. Unitus is a full-service financial institution that looks beyond “an answer” to find the right solution for you.

We strongly believe in supporting the well-being of our members, fostering financial education, and working one-on-one with you to help you find your unique path to financial wellness and security. 

Awards and Recognition
Over the past years, Unitus has received several industry honors and local awards that reflect our long-standing commitment to our members and community. We couldn’t have earned these recognitions without your support, and we want to thank you, our members, for helping make Unitus a valued financial and community partner.

Board of Directors

In addition to our not-for-profit status, our Board of Directors comprises a dedicated group of experienced professionals who are elected by their fellow members. Our Board oversees the strategic direction of the credit union.

Somnath Banerjee, Chair
Matthew Mičetić, Vice Chair
Rhonda Cramer, Secretary
Frank Chinn, Director
Laura Conroy, Director
Tiffini Mueller, Director
Mary Nolan, Director

Serving on the Board of Directors

As a member of our credit union, you’re also a part owner, and that means you have a voice at Unitus. Serving on our Board of Directors is a fulfilling experience, and one way to express your voice as a Unitus member.

Learn More About Serving on our Board

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee assists the Board of Directors by overseeing financial reporting responsibilities, internal controls, audit processes, and compliance with laws, regulations and codes of conduct.

John Pierce, Chair
Rebekah Anderson, Committee Member
Will Clark-Shim, Committee Member
Terry Donahe, Committee Member
Matthew Mičetić, Committee Member
Kenny Sallee, Committee Member
Luke Watson, Committee Member
Everett Wild, Committee Member

Management Team


Steven Stapp, President/CEO
James Alexander, SVP/Chief Risk Officer
Brian Devereux, SVP/Chief Lending Officer
Gayle Evans, SVP/Chief Human Resources Officer
David Fehrer, SVP/Chief Information Officer
Greg Spear, SVP/Chief Financial Officer
Scott Bell, VP/Chief Experience Officer
Corlinda Wooden, VP/Chief Retail Officer

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