Affinity Foundation Welcomes New Director

Affinity Foundation Welcomes New Director

Basking Ridge, N.J. (January 27, 2021)  – The Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation announced today the addition of Karla Wallack as Executive Director, Affinity Foundation to its leadership team. She will oversee all initiatives that empower vulnerable populations to achieve financial independence and invest grant-making dollars in grassroots organizations.

KarlaWallack has over 20 years of experience in fund development, business development, marketing and communications in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.

“We are thrilled to have Karla join our leadership team, and we are confident that her passion and experiences make her well suited to help our members and their communities,” said Jacqui Kearns, trustee of the Affinity Foundation. “We look forward to seeing the value she will add to the Affinity Foundation during these uncertain times when people need us the most.”

For additional information about Affinity Federal Credit Union, contact Gabby Apuzzo of Stern Strategy Group at gapuzzo@sternstrategy.com or (908) 325-3895.

About the Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation:
The AFCU Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Affinity Federal Credit Union and its Community Connected. The Foundation delivers financial education resources to empower vulnerable populations through financial independence. We also invest in local, grassroots organizations that support those in need, both through contributing grant dollars and also connecting charities with skilled volunteers to elevate their mission. Through our volunteer efforts, the Foundation works to strengthen communities by providing the helping hand many don’t have or even realize they need.

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 affinityfcu.com.

1 Source: NCUA.gov. Using the “Credit Union & Corporate Call Report Data” found here: https://www.ncua.gov/analysis/credit-union-corporate-call-report-data