J. David Bleazard
David Bleazard is President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of First Service Credit Union. He joined the company in 2004 to head a three-branch organization with assets of less than $100 million. Under his leadership, FSCU has grown into a full-service financial institution with assets over $500 million.
As a leader in the credit union movement, Mr. Bleazard has directed the growth and diversification of FSCU which currently represents over 140 sponsoring companies and organizations with over 50,000 active members.
Mr. Bleazard was the driving force behind FSCU’s state-of-the-art online membership and loan applications. A visionary with hands-on experience of day-to-day operations, Mr. Bleazard exemplifies his organization’s motto of “Outstanding Service” for FSCU members.
Prior to joining FSCU, Mr. Bleazard spent 9 years at Members Choice Credit Union and earned a B.S. in Business Management from Brigham Young University in 1992. Bleazard is the father to six children and has been married to his wife Suzanne for 25 years.
You may contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mike McWethy is the Executive Vice President (EVP) of First Service Credit Union and also serves as the President of its subsidiary, eCU Mortgage, LLC. He joined the credit union in 2006 to lead the sales and operations of the organization. Mike’s expertise over the years covers many areas such as branch operations, compliance, marketing, sales, digital engagement and organizational development. With the help of his leadership, FSCU continues to expand its reach online and in the community.
Mr. McWethy’s previous work experience includes 2 other credit unions and management in the technical division of a large corporate bank.
He is originally from the Dallas/Fort Worth area where he graduated from CUNA Management School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and enjoys life in the Houston area with his wife, Heather and four children.
You can reach out to Mike at email@example.com.
Jana Heaton is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at First Service Credit Union. Before joining First Service Credit Union in 2010 to work on special projects, Ms. Heaton spent over twenty-seven years working in financial institutions. She was instrumental in the design of the month-end financial reporting package automation at FSCU. While working she earned a Bachelor of Science majoring in Finance in 1988 from the University of Louisiana. Her credit union career started in 1990 and she has never looked back. She earned her Certified Credit Union Executive designation in 1996. Ms. Heaton has also earned her Toastmasters Competent Leader designation. Credit Unions are truly a movement and home to Ms. Heaton. In her career she has worked in nearly all back office functions of a financial institution and has worked at the executive level for over 18 years.
She is an avid animal lover and is active in rescue and rehabilitation of homeless animals.
Frank Halstead is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at First Service Credit Union. He joined the leadership team at First Service in 2012. His role as CIO includes the management of the credit union’s technology infrastructure, data security and business continuity planning. He also oversees the company’s contact center.
Halstead has more than 15 years of experience in managing technology for the financial services industry. Before joining First Service, he was Vice President of Information Technology at Arrowhead Credit Union in San Bernardino, California and AVP of IT at PFF Bank & Trust in Pomona.
Prior to his entry into financial services, Halstead served in the U.S. Army as an aircraft weapons system technician, where he received training in electronics fundamentals and military leadership. He is an Operation Desert Storm veteran and also served two tours of duty in Germany during the cold-war period.
Halstead has a B.S. in technical management from DeVry University and an MBA from Redlands University.
Debra E. Little
Debi Little is the Chief Lending Officer (CLO) for First Service Credit Union and is responsible for the lending and collection functions which include research and development of new loan products and services, policy and procedure development, budgeting, regulatory compliance review, in addition to other daily activities.
Debi has 30+ years of experience in the credit union industry. She joined First Service Credit Union in September 2003. Prior to that, she was with MemberSource Credit Union for 21 years where she implemented loan programs such as student loans, First Mortgages, Home Improvement and Credit Cards through a 3rd party later bringing the credit cards in-house, to name a few.
Debi received the prestigious CCUE designation for credit union professionals in November of 2000 and is a member of CUES Rising One Hundred.
John Jackson is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of First Service Credit Union. As an attorney licensed in both Texas and Florida, he also serves as FSCU’s in-house legal counsel. John joined the credit union in early 2015 after working at one of Texas’ premier credit union-focused law firms. As the credit union’s in-house lawyer, he focuses on risk management through the analysis of regulatory, compliance, and legal issues and the revision and development of the credit union’s procedures addressing those issues. He performs and manages the credit union’s transactional legal work, manages the litigation efforts of outside counsel, and reviews all the credit union’s contractual relationships. As CAO, he is also the head of human resources, responsible for managing all of the credit union’s facilities, and in charge of document imaging.
John earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Dallas where he graduated with high honors. He earned his Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Arkansas, where he served on The Arkansas Law Review. Before becoming an attorney, John worked as a project manager in the residential construction industry where he developed both land and improvements.
John enjoys spending time outdoors at his ranch in rural Texas with his wife, Ashley, and their four children.