Credit union hires chief financial officer


Beacon Credit Union recently announced Steve Caryer has joined as chief financial officer.

In addition to overseeing the finance, collections and compliance functions, Caryer will be a member of Beacon’s senior leadership team.

In his new role, he is responsible for directing departmental staff in the creation and maintenance of required systems and procedures necessary to maintain proper records, adequate accounting controls and services. He also will review all general ledger activity for accuracy and completeness and direct the investment and trust services departments.

“We are pleased to welcome Steve to our team to help guide us through ever-changing accounting regulations and the financial complexities of Beacon Credit Union,” President/Chief Executive Officer Kevin Willour said in a news release. “With our developing business, Steve’s knowledge and expertise will help position Beacon for future growth and continued stability.”

As an experienced leader of cross-functional, multi-dimensional teams, Caryer is well suited to lead Beacon’s short- and long-term organizational goals in the future. He most recently served as CFO for Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, Ohio. Prior to that, his professional history included roles as CFO for Peoples Federal Savings Bank of Auburn and controller for First Federal Bank in Defiance, Ohio.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Defiance College.

Caryer lives in Huntington with his wife, Rhonda, and together, they have two adult daughters and one grandson.

Since 1931, Beacon Credit Union has provided financial services responsive to the needs of its member-owners. Serving 50 Indiana counties, Beacon consists of more than 46,000 members and manages assets of $1.5 billion. It has a banking center is at 1459 W. Tipton St., Seymour.

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