Credit Union 1 Promotes Communications Manager
Ashley Brinkman, communications manager at Credit Union 1.
Photo Courtesy of Credit Union 1
Anchorage, AK – August 6, 2014 – Credit Union 1 (CU1) is pleased to announce the promotion of Ashley Brinkman to the position of communications manager in the corporate communications department.
“Ashley is an integral member of the credit union’s corporate communications department. She’s exponentially grown our financial education program, led successful marketing promotions and overseen our West High School in-school financial education center,” said Senior Communications Manager Chrissy Bell. “Her skills will provide growth, direction and continued success of the credit union’s marketing and advertising efforts.”
Originally hired in July 2008, Brinkman began as a teller and subsequently held the positions of member service representative, marketing coordinator, financial education coordinator, financial education specialist, senior education specialist and community engagement and education supervisor. In October 2013, Brinkman was promoted to communications supervisor, the position she held prior to this promotion.
In her new position, Brinkman will assume responsibility for all external communications, marketing promotions and financial outreach and education. Additionally, she will handle the strategy and implementation of CU1’s annual marketing plan, which includes integrating innovative and progressive marketing tactics to keep the credit union at the forefront of the community.