Celebration honored credit union executive
Friday, December 14, 2018
OTTUMWA — An executive who worked her way up is ready to step down.
Teri Ortgies was named chief operating officer for Community 1st Credit Union in 2016, a move that capped her employment. Her career with the credit union began in January, 1991. She started as a part-time teller then rose through the ranks to become branch manager, director of branch operations, senior vice-president of retail operations and finally, COO.
She has also served the community. She has been president and board member of the Ottumwa Kiwanis Club, a Race for the Cure committee member and sat on the RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Programs) advisory committee.