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  • Sep 23, 2021

Rumanowski Promoted to Commercial Lender

GFA Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Rumanowski to Commercial Lender.

Rumanowski joined GFA Federal Credit Union in 2018 as a Commercial Credit Administrator, quickly growing to a Credit Analyst in early 2019 and most recently, a well-deserved promotion to Commercial Lender. 

"Since joining the Credit Union, Brian has been instrumental in the growth within our commercial portfolio,” said Joshua I. Brier, President and Chief Executive Officer, “I am excited for our business members to start working directly with Brian as they will undoubtedly benefit from his dedication and detailed work.”

The 2020 GFA COVID Business Support Team was led by Rumanowski, assisting hundreds of businesses to navigate through the Small Business Association and other relief programs. Brian has an outstanding knowledge of cannabis lending, and has worked closely with Tina M. Sbrega, President of Lighthouse Biz Solutions, a Subsidiary of GFA Federal Credit Union, a pioneer in cannabis banking and lending.

“Brian is a staple within the commercial banking team, he has helped tremendously with my recent transition to GFA. I am impressed daily with his enthusiasm, communication, and professional demeanor with members and employees. Brian effortlessly embraces a challenge and serves as a leader when doing so.” Said Tom McGregor, EVP / Chief Lending Officer.

Rumanowski holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in finance and economics from Westfield State University, an American Bankers Association Commercial Lending certification, and a Credit Union National Association certification in BSA and Compliance.

GFA underwrites and funds a full range of business lines of credit, equipment loans, owner and investor commercial real estate loans, construction loans, Commercial & Industrial loans, SBA loans, letters of credit, and business acquisition loans, and more throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

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