The Board of Directors of San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union has named Patricia Sarne President and CEO. Sarne, who served as Executive Vice President, succeeded Tim Baldwin, as of his retirement May 31, 2020. Patricia Sarne began her career at SACFCU on April 4, 1994 and holds a degree from the University of Maryland and is an Alumni of the Southeastern CUNA Management School. Over her 26 years at the credit union, Sarne has served in many operational and management positions, touching virtually every function in the credit union. She embodies the cooperative spirit of the credit union movement and has worked hard to advance the cause through her leadership at the credit union, as well as in credit union organizations nationwide.
“As chairman of the board and on behalf of the entire board, the appointment of Patty Sarne as President and CEO to replace the 32 years of careful guidance by Tim Baldwin gives me and the board great comfort. We know that the seamless transition from Tim’s leadership to Patty’s is something the members will welcome and appreciate,” stated Jack Vogel. In addition to Mr. Vogel, Mr. Baldwin shared the following sentiments, “I could not be happier or prouder that Patty Sarne is succeeding me as President of the Credit Union. It has been my pleasure to have Patty helping here for 26 of my 31 years at the credit union. I know Patty will carry on our commitment of service to our members and our community, and that the Credit Union could not possibly be in better hands with her leadership and the entire SACFCU team.”
“I would like to thank the Board of Directors for allowing me the privilege of serving as the next President and CEO of San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union,” stated Patricia Sarne. “It has been my priviledge and honor to have worked with Tim Baldwin for all my 26 years at the credit union. He has set the standard for leadership, professionalism and commitment to the credit union industry. As we move forward, the credit union continues to have an exceptionally talented staff whose passion is the success of the credit union and our members.” Patty added, “Together we will be introducing new products and services, expanding our branch and mobile networks and much more, while holding true to the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.”
Started in 1955, San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union has grown to serve over 18,000 members and manage over $247 million in assets. Our commitment to the communities we serve is evident in the many lives that have been touched during our 65 years of service. Your Future. Our Community. Together.