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Affinity Federal Credit Union Expands Board of Directors

Basking Ridge, N.J. (August 15, 2019) – Affinity Federal Credit Union announced today the addition of two new Board Members: Alayne Gatti, senior director of Risk and Benefit Plan Investments at Comcast NBCUniversal and Roberto Sayers, plan administrator of the Defined Benefit & Defined Contribution Plans and the Alternate Benefits Program at the Division of Pensions and Benefits.

Gatti and Sayers join existing board directors and executive committee members:

    • Chairman Michael Rec, current lead of Operations & Business Development for Nokia’s global CORE Software Services & CARE business
    • Vice Chair, Richard Meene, director at PwC LLP
    • Treasurer, John McGovern, CFO at Star2Star Communications
    • Secretary Gregory T. Simpson, current lead of global marketing operations and corporate marketing for Medidata 
    • Director, Nancy Barone, VP of Development, Volunteer and Guest Services at CentraState Medical Center
    • Director, Jennifer Ho, real estate finance lead with Marsh & McLennan Company
    • Director, Roger Tashjian, founder and principal of 201 Marketing and Media, LLC
“It’s crucial to our strategic vision that we look to trusted confidants to help steer us in the right direction,” said John Fenton, president and CEO of Affinity. “We’re excited to add both Alayne and Roberto to our already strong board of directors. We’re certain they’ll add great value.” 

For additional information about Affinity Federal Credit Union, or to speak with an executive from the company, contact Ashley Duvall of Stern Strategy Group at or (908) 325-3873.

About Affinity Federal Credit Union
With more than 20 branches across the tri-state area, Affinity is the largest credit union headquartered in the state of New Jersey, proudly ranking in the top 2% of all credit unions in terms of asset size1. It is a member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). For more information, visit