Aventa Credit Union Announces New Chief Risk Officer/General Counsel

Colorado Springs, Colo. (July 1, 2019) – Aventa Credit Union recently named Patrick Harrigan as its Chief Risk Officer/General Counsel where he will be responsible for the safety and soundness of the credit union as it relates to legal matters and regulatory compliance. He will also oversee the BSA/AML and record retention functions.

Patrick Harrigan, Chief Risk Officer/General Counsel

Mr. Harrigan previously served as the Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel for Service Credit Union in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for over nine years, supervising the Legal, Risk, Information Security, and HR/Education Departments, and served on its Board of Directors for five years.  Mr. Harrigan holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University, a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law, and a M.B.A. Finance from Plymouth State University, and is a N.A.F.C.U. certified compliance officer and risk manager.

About Aventa

Aventa Credit Union was founded in 1957 by the Colorado Springs Utilities Department. Today, Aventa has grown to more than 27,000 members and nearly $200 million in assets. The credit union offers a wide-variety of financial products and services throughout their branches in Colorado Springs, Pueblo and the San Luis Valley.


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