HCFCU Welcomes Romeo Coronel as Executive VP of Information Systems

November 27, 2023

HCFCU Welcomes Romeo Coronel as Executive VP of Information Systems

Kailua-Kona, HI – Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union (HCFCU) a leading financial institution serving the communities of Hawaii Island, proudly announces the appointment of Romeo ‘Romy’ Coronel as its new Executive Vice President of Information Systems. With over 35 years of IT leadership experience, Coronel joins HCFCU to drive technological advancements and innovation.

Prior to this role, Coronel led high-performing teams, most recently as Network Operations Manager for SCE Federal Credit Union in Irwindale, CA. His commitment to ‘think big’ in managing strategic projects will be invaluable in guiding HCFCU toward its digital goals.

Tricia Buskirk, CEO and President of HCFCU, expressed excitement about Coronel’s appointment. “We’re thrilled to welcome Romy to HCFCU. His expertise in information systems and strategic vision will propel our technological evolution forward and enhance our ability to meet the ever-changing needs of our members.”

Coronel, an alumnus of the University of the Philippines with a BS in industrial engineering, holds certifications in Methods Time Measurement (MTM); Incident Command System (ICS); IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation; Project Management Professional (PMP); and is a Six Sigma Black Belt Professional.

Beyond his professional commitments, Coronel actively contributes to community initiatives, including the Project Management Institute, Sword of the Spirit, and City on the Hill. As a father of five, he enjoys drawing, watching movies, hiking, and traveling in his free time.

HCFCU eagerly anticipates the impact of Coronel’s leadership in enhancing the technological capabilities of the credit union and improving the digital experience for its members.

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, federally insured financial institution owned by its 47,000 members. HCFCU’s branches are located in Hilo, Honokaa, Kailua-Kona, Kaloko, Kealakekua, and Kohala. Additionally, HCFCU has Student Credit Unions in Hilo, Honokaʻa, 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 www.hicommfcu.com.

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