Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Hires Bryce Deeney as Vice President, Payments
Alaska USA Federal Credit Union selected Bryce Deeney for the position of vice president, payments.
Deeney brings extensive experience to the new position, having previously worked as vice president of integrated payments for a software payments company. At Alaska USA, Deeney will focus on the continued development of the credit union’s money movement platforms, such as credit and debit cards, bill pay, and peer-to-peer payments.
“Ensuring that members are able to move and access their money without friction is a high priority for the credit union,” said Elizabeth Pavlas, executive director, retail financial services. “Especially as members’ lives become more and more digitally oriented, it’s important to have knowledgable executives like Bryce to keep us at the forefront of innovation.”
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