Campus Federal Board of Directors
Announces New President & CEO
For Immediate Release
Baton Rouge, LA - March 27, 2013
The Board of Directors of Campus Federal are excited to announce that Ms. Dawn Harris has been selected as the new President and Chief Executive Officer for the credit union. Ms. Harris will succeed the retiring John Milazzo, effective January 1, 2014.
"Speaking on behalf of the Board of Directors, we are very pleased to promote Dawn Harris, as she is an extremely capable leader from within our organization. Her extensive operational experience, regulatory and industry knowledge, strategic vision, and commitment to Campus Federal over the past 29 years make her an excellent choice for a successful future for the credit union and our members," says the Chairman of the Board, Dr. Ken Paxton.
Harris has had a long and accomplished career with the credit union having served as the Chief Operating Officer, EVP of Retail Services, and VP of Marketing.
Ms. Harris says, "Words cannot express the excitement and gratitude as I move into this next phase of my career with Campus Federal. As an organization, we are moving into a future with a new set of economic and regulatory challenges, as well as, experiencing exciting changes in technology, delivery channels and financial needs on both the consumer and small business front. With our 79-year history of serving the LSU community, now expanding to serve Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Louisiana Workers Compensation Corporation, and our many other separate employee groups throughout Louisiana, we will continue to be a successful, thriving cooperative financial institution that strives to exceed member expectations at every turn."
Harris succeeds the retiring John Milazzo. "Mr. Milazzo has provided outstanding leadership to the credit union for 28 years and will be greatly missed, we wish him continued successes in the future as he transitions to new activities in the years ahead," said Dr. Paxton.
About Campus Federal Credit Union
Campus Federal is a progressive financial institution providing flexible, competitive financial and related products to meet consumer and business needs by providing world-class second to none service. Formed in 1934 by seven employees of Louisiana State University, Campus Federal is financially sound and has grown to over 38,000 memberships and seven locations in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport.