Ronald H. Covey, Jr. Elected to Board of Directors

At the 58th Annual Meeting and Convention of the New Hampshire Credit Union League (NHCUL), held at the Omni Mt. Washington Resort, June 15-17, 2012, Ronald H. Covey, Jr., was elected to the NHCUL’s Board of Directors.  A financial services executive with more than three decades of experience, Covey will serve a three term on the seven-member NHCUL Board of Directors.

“It’s an honor to have been elected to the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Credit Union League and represent New Hampshire’s 21 consumer-owned credit unions and their 500,000 members.  The NHCUL has had impressive industry growth figures.  Just this past year, statewide membership in credit unions grew 5.09%, while assets in New Hampshire credit unions grew to $5.3 billion.  I look forward to serving on the NHCUL Board of Directors,” said Covey.  Covey also looks forward to supporting the myriad of philanthropic and NHCUL partnerships including: More Than Wheels; Make-A-Wish Foundation® of New Hampshire; Greenlight Initiative (energy efficiency loans); and CU4Reality™ Financial Education Program (financial literacy program).

Selected as the President and CEO of Manchester-based St. Mary’s Bank in 2008 – the nation’s first credit union – Covey is the 8th professional to serve in this role at St. Mary’s over the past 104 years.  Covey has extensive experience managing commercial, consumer, mortgage lending; branches; commercial loan operations; collections; and special assets groups.  Covey received a B.S degree from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s in business administration from Southern New Hampshire University. 

Within the Greater-Manchester community, Covey has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the NH Institute of Art; the Board of Directors of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and America’s Credit Union Museum Foundation; the Executive Board of the Daniel Webster Council of the Boy Scouts of America; Advisory Board/Trustee of the Manchester Regional Community Foundation; Trustee of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Manchester; Campaign Chairman of the Bishops Charitable Assistance Fund; as well as the Board of Leadership Greater Manchester.  Covey resides with his wife and family in Hooksett. 

Posted by Super Administrator on 08/01 at 09:47 AM