Neighborhood Credit Union

Board of Directors

Committed to the credit union philosophy of people helping people, the directors of Neighborhood Credit Union serve as unpaid volunteers. Elected to three-year terms, the directors are charged with setting the credit union’s policies and ensuring the best interests of its member/owners.

Dwayne Boozer – Chairman
Neighborhood Credit Union member since 1970; board member since 1988; United States Postal Service veteran and retiree; Credit Union National Association awards: the Filene Award (1990), the Raiffeisen Award (1993), and the Technology Award (2003).

John Logan – Vice-Chairman
Neighborhood Credit Union member since 1975; board member since 2013; former associate director 2008-2013; 37-year United States Postal Service veteran, retiring as a Postal Career Executive Service manager.

Dwain Woodard – Secretary/Treasurer
Neighborhood Credit Union member since 1963; board member since 1979; 33-year United States Postal Service veteran, retiring in 1990 as a manager of mailing requirements.

Lisa Salas – Director
Neighborhood Credit Union member since 1980; board member since 1996; 25-year United States Postal Service veteran, retired real estate specialist for the Southwest Area Facilities Service Office.

Jimmy Slayton – Director
Neighborhood Credit Union member since 1970; board member since 1976; 37-year United States Postal Service veteran, retiring in 1998 as a Real Estate Specialist.

Gerald Townsend – Director
Neighborhood Credit Union member since 1967; board member since 1993; 37-year United States Postal Service veteran, retiring in 2002 as Postmaster for the City of Mt. Pleasant.

Arthur Young – Director
Neighborhood Credit Union member since 1963; board member since 1981; 39-year United States Postal Service veteran, retiring in 1997 as Postmaster for the City of Richardson. Credit Union National Association Awards: the Filene Award (1990), the Raiffeisen Award (1993), and the Bergengren Award (1995).

Randall Till– Director
Neighborhood Credit Union member since 1977; board member since 2013; 34-year United States Postal Service veteran, retiring as Postal Inspector in Charge, Fort Worth Division.

Jan L. Frum – Director
Former Pegasus Community Credit Union Board of Directors since 1993; she is the immediate past vice chairman; CPA in public accounting with Price Waterhouse and ExxonMobil, retiring in 2004; SOX Financial Compliance Director at EXCO Resources, retiring March of 2016.

Ronald Taylor – Director
Former Pegasus CCU member since 1975; Former Pegasus Community Credit Union Board of Directors since 1998; retired in 2014 from BlueCross BlueShield of Texas after 25 years as vice president and general counsel; a military veteran, retired with the rank of Lt. Col. from the U.S. Army Reserve.

Leadership Biographies

President and CEO
Chet Kimmell, has served as president and CEO of Neighborhood Credit Union since 1995. Under his leadership, the credit union assets have topped $600 million and membership has grown to some 49,000 people. Chet serves on the boards of directors for Town North Bank and SWACHA, where he is a former chairman of the board. He also has served on several committees of the Texas Credit Union League, including the TCUL PAC Advisory Committee. Kimmell earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso and a Master of Science in Accounting from Texas Tech University.

Chief Financial Officer
James Frankeberger manages the accounting and finance areas, along with information systems, operations support, and facilities operations. A 20-year veteran of the credit union industry, he previously served as Director of the Dallas office of the accounting firm McGladrey and Pullen’s National Credit Union Division, where he managed over $30 billion in audit clients. James is a graduate of California State University at Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance. He is also a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Texas

Senior Vice President, Remote Services and Development
Carolyn Jordan leads the remote services and member development areas, including the online and mobile channel, the Member Service Call/Contact Center, e-services, marketing and advocacy. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M-Commerce with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She also holds a Graduate Marketing Certificate from SMU’s Cox School of Business. With over three decades of industry experience, Carolyn is well respected by her peers on the local, state and national levels. She is a past Chair of the CUNA Operations, Sales and Service Council, a nationwide forum for credit union leaders. Carolyn currently serves as a member of the Credit Union National Association Political and Grassroots Network.

Senior Vice President, Lending and Collections
Mike Roark leads the lending and collections teams. Mike has worked in the financial services industry since 1981, and has spent over 20 years in the credit union industry. As a member of the Board of Directors of the Dallas Chapter of Credit Unions and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Texas Credit Union League’s Lending Council, Mike is very involved in the credit union movement. He has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Masters degree from Oklahoma City University. In addition, he is a United States Navy Veteran.

Senior Vice President, Retail Operations
Jennifer Harrison leads the retail branch network at Neighborhood Credit Union; her experience spans over two decades and includes working in institutions of all sizes in the US and abroad. Jennifer is a graduate of University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a minor in Spanish. She earned her Master of Business Administration from the University of West Florida with a focus on Banking. Jennifer currently serves as a member of the CUNA Operations and Member Experience Council and is a founding member and chairperson of the Dallas Chapter of Financial Women in Texas.