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Welcome to your new role, Brenda!

May 31, 2019
Brenda BaderHawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) is pleased to announce the promotion of Brenda Bader from Human Resources Coordinator to Human Resources Manager.  Brenda has been with HCFCU for close to three years and will be responsible for the Human Resources and Training Departments, while also overseeing the credit union’s performance management, employee relations and commitment to service excellence. 
“Brenda has been a professional and positive presence in our Human Resources department from the first day she arrived,” said Tricia Buskirk, Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union President and CEO.  Her dedication to our staff and to the credit union makes her the perfect person for this important position.”

Brenda’s human resources background is extensive: she has more than 15 years of H.R.-related instruction and course completion in the areas of Supervisory Training, Fundamentals of H.R., Employment Law, Labor Law Relations, EEO/Affirmative Action, Administration in Benefits, and Classifications in Pay. Prior to joining HCFCU she worked for 23 years with Maui Prince Hotel and the Mauna Kea Resort, including 10 years in the front office, after which she became H.R. Administrative Assistant and then was promoted to Employment Manager.
Brenda is also committed to the health and wellness of the credit union’s staff.  She co-chairs its Wellness Committee and played a part in getting HCFCU certified as a Blue Zones Project worksite. Brenda also co-chairs the credit union’s Annual Membership Meeting & Luncheon event.  In her downtime she likes spending time with her family and friends, traveling and working out. 

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, federally insured financial institution owned by its 41,000 members.  HCFCU’s branches are located in Honokaa, Kailua-Kona, Kaloko, Kealakekua, Kohala, and in Hilo. Additionally, HCFCU has Student Credit Unions in Kealakehe, Kohala and Konawaena High Schools. HCFCU provides service minded financial professionals that will help facilitate mortgage, land, construction, small business, education, personal and auto loans. HCFCU also offers complete checking and savings services, drive up tellers; credit and debit cards with rewards; online and mobile banking; investment services and youth programs.  HCFCU also supports numerous Hawaii Island non-profit organizations and community events.  Membership in Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is open to all Hawaii Island residents. For more information visit
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