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PSECU announced new vice president, head of internal audit

NICHOLAS  HUNTINGTON

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, PSECU, announced the promotion of Nicholas Huntington to its executive leadership team today. In the newly created Vice President, Head of Internal Audit position, Huntington will lead the credit union’s Internal Audit Services Department and will be responsible for all aspects of the independent and objective internal audit functions that both improve and add value to the organization’s operations and processes.

“Having served PSECU in various management roles since 2013, Nick Huntington has a solid understanding of the credit union and its operations. He also has a proven track record of delivering quality results, seen particularly through his most recent risk management positions,” said PSECU President George Rudolph. “As our new Vice President, Internal Audit, Nick will be a great asset in PSECU’s efforts to be recognized as members’ trusted financial partner. He’ll strive to strengthen our internal audit processes, allowing PSECU to best uphold accountability procedures, promote organizational growth, and safeguard members’ money while providing them with the products and services they need for financial success.”

Huntington is a dedicated professional services team leader with more than 10 years of experience in auditing, accounting, and risk management, including over five years specific to accounting and management in the credit union industry.

Most recently serving as PSECU’s Financial Crimes Risk Officer, Huntington was responsible for establishing a financial crimes risk management unit within the credit union and overseeing anti-fraud and identity theft compliance programs. In previous roles with PSECU, Huntington planned and executed risk management programs and supervised numerous special projects. His past experience includes serving as Credit Union Services Manager and Senior Accountant for an accounting and professional services firm.

Huntington holds a Bachelors in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Financial Services Auditor, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.

“PSECU is an organization that truly puts its members’ best interests first. You can see this not only in the high-quality products and services it offers, but also in its decision to create an executive level position responsible for ensuring that the credit union’s business processes are as effective and cost-effective as possible,” Huntington said. “In my new role, I look forward to taking on that accountability.”

Active in in the professional community, Huntington is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists. He also serves as a board member for the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is a Financial Institutions Committee Member for the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

“On behalf of our Board of Directors and our over 900 statewide employees, I’d like to congratulate Nick, welcome him to his new role, and thank him for his service to our over 450,000 valued members,” added Rudolph.

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