Now Open in Hendersonville
After a year of construction, we are proud to announce that our Hendersonville office is now open! Located at 1615 Four Seasons Boulevard, the full-service office is equipped with a drive-thru and a drive-up ATM that will accept deposits, along with an eager team ready to serve your financial needs. From opening an account to getting a loan, there are no hassles or hoops to jump through. We are here to be your financial partner.
Celebrate our Grand Opening with us! Enter to win our Grand Opening Contest for a chance to win one of four $150 gift cards! Stop by and meet the team during our Grand Opening Celebration!
Let's meet the Hendersonville team!
Lisa Parham, Regional Manager East Region
A native of Henderson County, Lisa has been in banking for over 20 years and a member our team for 2 years. She currently serves on the board of the Advent Health Foundation and volunteers with Blue Ridge Honor Flight, Blue Ridge Humane Society and First Contact. "I joined Champion Credit Union because of their core values, genuine care, and support to local communities," says Parham. "I am excited to bring our unique passion of exceptional service to Henderson County." In her free time, Lisa and her family love to volunteer with their church and their community and she enjoys traveling to the beach as often as she can.
Nancy Daley, Branch Manager
Nancy joined our team earlier in the year as the Branch Manager of the Hendersonville office. She brings with her years of experience in banking, as well as many years operating a successful business as a self-employed owner, which allows her to have a unique understanding of the challenges faced every day by both our business members as well as our personal members. "I want every member who enters our Branch to feel our genuine desire to assist them," says Daley, "and want them to look to us as as their dedicated, trusted financial advisors and friends who live, volunteer, and work in their community." Nancy lives in Henderson County with her family. She enjoys hiking, playing music and singing, pottery and ceramics, cooking, nature, and laughter.
Alma Lopez, Member/Financial Service Specialist
Alma has been with Champion Credit Union for 9 years, with experience as a teller and in lending as a Financial Service Specialist. "It is very rewarding to be able to help our members with their financial needs," says Lopez. Alma loves spending time in the kitchen with her daughters teaching them how to cook.
Ivett Ventura, Member Service Team Leader
We heard from Ivett as soon as we announced that we were coming to Henderson County with our Mills River office. She was eager to join our team and invest her 5 years of experience in the financial industry in our members. "I like to place myself in our members' shoes and love to share my knowledge, help them grow financially, and reach for higher goals," says Ventura. "I can't wait to share my excitement about everything Champion Credit Union has to offer, and to get involved with the community I grew up in." Outside of work, Ivett stays busy with family watching movies, going hiking, and making scrapbooks.
Tammy Gray, Member/Financial Service Specialist
Tammy brings over 35 years of banking experience to the Hendersonville team. She started her journey with Champion Credit Union in January 2012 until she had to move from the area in 2014. When she returned to Henderson County in 2018, we welcomed her back with open arms. Tammy has worked for both commercial banks and credit unions and certainly feels at home with credit unions. "I love the credit union side of banking and how we are more personal," says Gray. "I love our involvement in the communities that we serve." Tammy loves the beach, doing crafts, and listening to music. She loves sports and is a dedicated South Carolina Gamecock fan.
Nikki Hopkins, Mortgage Loan Originator
Nikki has been a mortgage loan originator with Champion Credit Union for 7 years. Licensed since 2004, she has helped countless buyers purchase the home of their dreams over the years. Nikki finds it truly humbling to be a part of such an important event in her clients' lives and approaches each situation with honesty, integrity and resourcefulness. Her mortgage career is enhanced by a prior background in business management and finance.
Lynn Pinter, Business Lending Manager
As a graduate from Webber International University with a B.S. in Business Administration, Lynn brings 18 years of experience in the financial industry to Champion Credit Union. She started with Champion in June 2012. In 2014, she joined our business lending team, earning her CUNA Business Lending Professional Certification in 2017. When she isn't working with our business members, she is enjoying time with her husband and son.