Who We Are

Find out who the people are behind the scenes at Astera Credit Union, making sure profits go back into the wallets of its members and serving each and every need!

Senior Management

  • Martin R. Carter
  • James Paisley
    Vice President Information Systems
  • Chris Tyler
    Assistant Vice President of
    Human Resources
  • Bryan Augustine
    Vice President of
    Member Experience
  • Debra Miles
    Chief Financial Officer

Branch Managers & Supervisors


Chelse Merkel, Branch Manager

Dianna Smith, Assistant Branch Manager

W. Saginaw Hwy.

Liz Beal, Branch Manager

Amy Clark, Assistant Branch Manager


Ryan Johnston, Financial Center Manager


Trevor Hollis, Branch Supervisor


Danette Winans, Branch Supervisor

Board of Directors:

  • Dan Smith, Chair
  • Mark Van Epps,Vice Chair
  • Harold Brown, Secretary
  • Jason Hawkins, Membership Officer
  • Robin Marhofer, Treasurer
  • Kevin Goff, Director
  • Cathy Murray, Director

Supervisory Committee:

  • Martha Adams
  • Susan Canen

If you would like to contact the board or make suggestions for improving Astera Credit Union, please contact us.*

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