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First Entertainment Credit Union Announces Promotions to Key Leadership Positions

First Entertainment Credit Union, the premiere financial partner to creators and workers of the entertainment industry, is pleased to announce appointments to the executive leadership team consisting of the Chief Marketing Officer, Chief People Officer, and Chief Risk Officer. The promotions will lead their respective departments, developing strategies that support the credit union’s overall objectives while enhancing the member experience.

First Entertainment Credit Union, the premiere financial partner to creators and workers of the entertainment industry, is pleased to announce appointments to the executive leadership team consisting of the Chief Marketing Officer, Chief People Officer, and Chief Risk Officer. The promotions will lead their respective departments, developing strategies that support the credit union’s overall objectives while enhancing the member experience.

“First Entertainment’s executive leadership team builds on our legacy as one of the best places to work in America,” said Stephen Owen, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Entertainment Credit Union. “Our dedication to providing the best possible service to both our teammates and members is reflected in the expertise and leadership of our staff. First Entertainment is the credit union where the best of the industry work and I am honored to be a part of such an extraordinary team.”

Molly Holcomb promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Molly Holcomb joined First Entertainment in 2021 as Vice President of Marketing where she led rebranding efforts and returned the credit union’s focus to members within the entertainment industry through the launch of several innovative multimedia initiatives. Holcomb rebuilt the credit union’s marketing department which recently won a Marketing Association of Credit Unions award.

In her new role, Holcomb will be responsible for awareness building efforts by expanding membership to other facets of the entertainment industry and leading key initiatives to deepen relationships with existing members.

Janet Kwon Gaspard promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Janet Kwon Gaspard joined First Entertainment as Vice President, People Operations in 2022 and has 30 years of experience building high-performance, collaborative, and workplaces of choice cultures. She has spearheaded the credit union’s DEIB Council and initiatives, oversight of impactful learning & development programs, and completed a recent Great Place to Work certification, which have improved teammate satisfaction and the member experience.

In her new role, Gaspard will oversee the credit union’s people operations as well as the development and rollout of workplace of choice strategies that support our people-first philosophy and ensure a high-trust and healthy work environment for all teammates.

Jennifer Jordan promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer / General Counsel

Jennifer Jordan began her career at First Entertainment in 2011 as Compliance Specialist and worked her way to become Vice President of Risk Management. Since then, Jordan has been instrumental in overseeing the credit union’s legal affairs, vendor management, audit coordination, risk management, corporate bond, fraud prevention, information security, and both corporate and Bank Secrecy Act compliance.

Jordan will continue to help the credit union successfully navigate the increased risks facing the banking industry today by reducing losses and protecting member assets while advocating on behalf of the credit union and its members with legislators.

About First Entertainment

Since 1967, First Entertainment Credit Union has served creators in the entertainment industry. Headquartered in Hollywood, Calif., First Entertainment provides banking and financial services through its 8 branches in Los Angeles County – including the Warner Bros., Sony, and Paramount studio locations – and manages $2 billion in assets with a team of more than 200 employees. First Entertainment provides financial solutions to nearly 90,000 members through accessible 24/7 digital banking, unique entertainment-industry financial products, services, and ATMs. Visit FirstEnt.org.