Level Breeze begins management transition by splitting government roles


Level Breeze Credit score Union in Hunt Valley, Md., has promoted Chief Working Officer Tonia Niedzialkowski to president of the group.

Tonia Niedzialkowski, president of Point Breeze Credit Union

Tonia Niedzialkowski, president of Level Breeze Credit score Union

The $871 million-asset credit score union stated in a press launch Tuesday that Bernie McLaughlin, who was serving as each president and CEO, will stay within the CEO function.

An organization spokesman stated the transfer was a “long-planned management transition” that was within the works for greater than a yr.

In her new function, Niedzialkowski will proceed to supervise all features of operations together with member companies, human assets, lending, compliance, data know-how and advertising.

She can even handle the senior management crew and discover future growth alternatives for Level Breeze.

McLaughlin stated Niedzialkowski’s observe file of success and powerful management expertise have been instrumental to the credit score union’s file development throughout the previous 20 years.

Niedzialkowski has served in numerous roles at Level Breeze since becoming a member of the crew in 1994, together with chief monetary officer and chief of knowledge know-how.

She additionally oversaw Level Breeze’s current growth into two new markets with the development of branches in Westminster and Owings Mills, in addition to the growth of the credit score union’s headquarters, which doubled the scale of the ability.

Level Breeze earned roughly $2.5 million within the first three quarters of 2020, in contrast with almost $4 million for a similar interval within the prior yr, in response to Nationwide Credit score Union Administration name report knowledge.