Meet the Team

Meet your GTE Financial Community Engagement Team!

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The Community Engagement team at GTE Financial is dedicated to making sure our business partners and their employees are supported! When your company becomes a Community Partner, our unique team of enthusiastic advocates will help you and your employees learn about the credit union and how to take full advantage of our membership benefits.

Contact Us at 1.888.871.2690 ext. 44601, CommunityEngagement@gtefinancial.org, or Apply Online to become a Community Partner!

Financial Education

Our Community Financial Educators provide FREE Financial Literacy Workshops and hands-on learning to our partners.

Shawn Lanier

Sr. Community Financial Educator

rsz_attachment5.jpgAs the Sr. Community Financial Educator for GTE Financial I am responsible for designing and delivering financial wellness workshops. I enjoy working at GTE Financial because I have a passion for helping others understand how to have a healthier financial future.  If I could describe GTE Financial in one word it would be empowering.  

Lisa Cathey

Community Engagement Specialist 

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As a Community Engagement Specialist here at GTE Financial, I cultivate Community Relationships through business partnerships and Financial Education. I enjoy working at GTE Financial because it gives me the opportunity to change lives. If I could describe GTE Financial in one word, it would be "innovative", because we are constantly growing and thriving as an organization.

Community Partnership 

Our Community Development Officers provide onsite support for our partners! This team will help get your employees started at your place of business and answer their questions one-on-one. 

Yasmin Grullon

Sr. Community Development Officer

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As a Sr. Community Development Officer here at GTE Financial, I work with my team to support and engage the communities we serve. As part of this team, we create and implement specialized programs, as well as provide free financial benefits to our Community Partners. I enjoy working at GTE Financial because of the amazing culture, people, and our credit union principles. It is amazing to be a part of an organization that puts people before profit. If I could describe GTE Financial in one word it word be “service” because of our commitment to leading our members and communities to financial success.

Bethany Burke

Community Development Officer

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As a Community Development Officer here at GTE Financial, I work with the local Community to create cultivating/lasting relationships. I enjoy working at GTE Financial because the culture is unbeatable. It is truly rewarding to work for an organization that is genuine to its employees and members. If I could describe GTE Financial in one word it would be, "experience" because our focus is to go beyond money and exceed the member expectation.

Our Community Engagement Assistant Vice President 

Ashley Stimatz

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As the Assistant Vice President of the Community Engagement team here at GTE Financial, I support my team's engagement efforts in our local communities through Financial Education and cultivating Community Partnerships. I enjoy working at GTE Financial because we are like no other- from our mission and vision to our talented group of people! If I could describe GTE Financial in one word it would be, “engage” because we do our best to be engaged employees as well as engage and serve our local communities.