The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following nominees for three expiring positions on your Virginia Credit Union Board of Directors. These candidates, for four-year terms, will be presented and voted on by members at the Annual Meeting on March 18, 2017. In order to allow for proper evaluation of candidates, no nominations from the floor will be accepted at the Annual Meeting.
See the Annual Meeting details on our Events page.
Kenneth E. Ampy
VACU Member Since: 1990
Credit Union/Related Experience: Appointed in 2016 to the VACU Board
of Directors as Associate Director. Serves on many regional and statewide boards, including four gubernatorial appointments to educational institutions and councils.
Employment: Co-founder and CEO of Astyra Corporation. Previous positions in application development, project management and programming with
Capital One, Dominion Power and the Virginia Employment Commission.
Education: Old Dominion University, B.S. in Computer Science. Graduate of executive education programs at Northwestern University and Dartmouth University.
John Thomas “JT” Grier
VACU Member Since: 2001
Credit Union/Related Experience: Appointed in 2015 to the VACU Board of Directors as Associate Director. Serves as trustee of the VCU Foundation, a trustee and past chair of the CFA Institute Research Foundation and other board service.
Employment: Managing Director of Internal Asset Management for the
Virginia Retirement System. Previous service as Investment Officer with SunTrust Securities Corporation.
Education: James Madison University, B.S. in Economics; Virginia
Commonwealth University, M.A. in Financial Economics; CFA Institute, Chartered Financial Analyst.
Eric B. Tolbert
VACU Member Since: 2012
Credit Union/Related Experience: 3 years on the VACU Board of Directors as Director. Currently Vice Chairman of the Board.
Employment: Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Hoover & Strong, Inc. Previous positions include Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Massey Energy Company and Staff Accountant at Arthur Anderson & Company.
Education: University of Richmond, B.S. in Business Administration. Virginia Commonwealth University, Master’s in Business Administration, Concentration
in Finance. Certified Public Accountant