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Our Leadership


First Entertainment Senior Management


  • President, Chief Executive Officer 
    Stephen Owen

  • Senior Vice President, Chief Experience Officer
    Addie Allison

  • Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
    Ken Kramer

  • Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
    Jonathan Partridge

  • Vice President, Consumer Lending & Resolutions
    Rami Borsheh

  • Vice President, Commercial Lending
    Shannon Leitch

  • Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
    Molly Holcomb

  • Vice President, Operations
    James Marcellino

  • Vice President, Digital and Payments Experience
    Daniel Arita

  • Vice President, Retail
    Nick Levi

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

  • Vice President, Finance
    Larry Grager

  • Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer
    Janet Gaspard

  • Vice President, Information Technology
    Irina Abramova

  • Vice President, Member Experience Center 
    Lisa Rauda-Cook

  • Vice President, Enterprise Technology & Data 
    Paul Partida

First Entertainment Board of Directors

  • Chair
    Patrick Walters

  • Vice Chair
    Stephen Raynes

  • Treasurer
    Irwin Jacobson

  • Secretary
    Laura Valan

  • Director
    Howard Welinsky

  • Director
    Gari Ann Douglass

  • Director
    Sakae Manning

  • Director
    Jeff Mirkin

  • Director
    Michael Edwards

  • Director
    Ted Schilowitz

  • Director
    James Herr

Supervisory/Audit Committee

The Supervisory Committee is elected by the members and is comprised of volunteers who are member-owners of the credit union. Its primary function is to serve as the audit committee of the credit union, ensuring that the credit union is soundly managed and that member assets are safeguarded. To fulfill its function, the committee monitors and evaluates the quality of credit union finances, operations, and decisions.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Safeguard First Entertainment member assets by initiating ongoing internal and yearly external audits.
  • Review First Entertainment policies, procedures, and operations.
  • Review the minutes of meetings held by the First Entertainment Board of Directors and committees.
  • Evaluate First Entertainment’s internal controls and financial position.
  • Make recommendations for improving First Entertainment’s operating practices.
  • Keep abreast of consumer laws and regulations and determine First Entertainment's compliance with them.
  • Ensure that First Entertainment is not in violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act by discriminating against any category of members.
  • Collaborate with regulatory examiners during their inspection.
  • Reviewing and resolving member complaints that cannot be rectified through normal channels.
  • Supervisory Committee Chair
    Mitch Nedick

  • Committee Members
    Frank Cannata
    Heather Cochran
    Dhiren Patel
    Doug Regan
    Corrie Rothbart
    Michiko Shepherd

Member Complaints

The vast majority of issues can be resolved efficiently and effectively by the First Entertainment Credit Union staff. 

If you are unable to resolve an issue or discrepancy regarding your account through normal channels, you may wish to contact the Supervisory Committee. You may do this by sending a letter to our Supervisory Committee at this address:

Supervisory Committee
First Entertainment Credit Union
P.O. Box 100
Los Angeles, CA 90078-0100

Media Benefits Corporation Board of Directors

Insurance services offered through Media Benefits Insurance Services CA Lic#0H99393, a DBA for Media Benefits Corp., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Entertainment Credit Union.

  • Chair
    Elena Campbell-Martinez

  • Vice Chair
    Preston Kevin Lewis

  • Treasurer
    Suzanne Alexander

  • Secretary
    Mark Newton

  • Member
    Charles “Tad” Marburg

  • Member
    Charles Bruen

    Alan Saxe


First Entertainment Credit Union
6735 Forest Lawn Dr.
Hollywood, CA 90068