Leadership Team

We're committed to serving our community

Looking out for your best interests, every day

Serving members is at the heart of our mission at Premier America. An all-volunteer Board of Directors sets policy for Premier America, focusing on the big picture. The Senior Leadership Team is responsible for the daily operations of the credit union, ensuring we meet members' needs, and safeguard their financial future.

Board of Directors
  • Gary Holmen, Chair
  • Joann Klonowski, Vice Chair
  • Eva Gomez, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Mechelle Best, Director
  • William Cole, Director
  • Larry Colson, Director
  • Eric Goldner, Director
  • Bill Hampel, Director
  • Larry Martin, Director

Management Team

  • Rudy Pereira, President/CEO - Send Rudy an email.
  • Ie-Chen Cheng, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Toni Daniels, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • David Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer
  • Marci Francisco, Senior Vice President, Chief Experience Officer
  • Ernesto Norona, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Shelley Tam, Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer
  • Jason Wolkove, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
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Giving Back
Actively involved within the communities we serve and committed to making a difference.
Premier America Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with branches in California and Texas. You may also conviniently join and open your Premier America account online.