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President & CEO William Jacobs Announces Retirement and Succession Plan.

William Jacobs

White Sands President & CEO William Jacobs hands over the baton to Phillip Fifield.

Dear Members of White Sands Federal Credit,

William Jacobs, President, and CEO of White Sands Federal Credit Union has announced his intent to retire in the first quarter of 2023. The announcement was made during the White Sands Board of Directors Planning Session held on October 14th, 2022.

Mr. Jacobs has made many friends in the credit union community and has been a part of the White Sands Federal Credit Union family since 1997. Under his leadership, the credit union’s assets more than doubled from $127 million to $418 million, and the member base grew to more than 35,000.

“Serving as White Sands Federal Credit Union’s President and CEO has been an incredible 25-year journey. During my tenure, White Sands Federal Credit Union has helped our members move closer to achieving their financial hopes and dreams. I have been so blessed to have had the opportunity of working with so many wonderful members, staff, and volunteers. Thank you is not strong enough for the time I have had at the credit union.”

“The credit union is in great shape and the Board has appointed my long-time Executive Vice President Phillip Fifield as President and CEO. Mr. Fifield will do a great job and will continue to grow the credit union and provide outstanding service to our members. Thanks again and God Bless.”


William Jacobs, President & CEO

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