Leadership

First Entertainment Senior Management

President/CEO
Frank Wasson

EVP/CFO/Chief Experience Officer
Lisa Landt

Chief Information Officer
Janet Phillips

Vice President – Lending/CLO
Michael K. Kim

Vice President – Finance/Accounting
Addie Allison

Vice President – Treasury
Jason Thomas

Vice President – Branches
Richard Cadena

Vice President – Human Resources
Michelle Frattolin

Vice President – Marketing/CMO
Jimmy Lee

Vice President – Operations
James Marcellino

First Entertainment Board of Directors

Chair
Gari Ann Douglass

Vice-Chair
Michael G. Edwards

Treasurer
Irwin Jacobson

Secretary
Dennis Tange

Director
Andrew B. Benson

Director
Stephen Raynes

Director
Laura Valan

Director
Akihiko (Kiko) Washington

Director
Howard Welinsky

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
Patrick Walters

Committee Members
Sydney Davis
Jeff Mirkin
Mitch Nedick
Doug Regan

Member Complaints

The vast majority of issues can be resolved efficiently and effectively by the First Entertainment Credit Union staff. Member complaints and/or other issues can be sent directly to the President/CEO of the credit union.

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

Volunteers
If you would like to be considered for appointment to the Supervisory Committee, please send a resume and cover letter stating your interest to the P.O. Box address above.

Positions may not always be available, but your interest and information will be kept on file for possible openings.

Experience in bookkeeping, accounting, auditing, finance, systems analysis, or documentation review is helpful in this position, as you are responsible for carrying out audit and verification functions. You also must be a First Entertainment member in good standing.

First Entertainment Credit Union
6735 Forest Lawn Drive
Hollywood, CA 90068
323-851-3673
888-800-3328