Meet the Senior Management

John Holt, President/CEO

John joined Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union as President/CEO. With a versatile combination of proven success with sales, service and operations management, as well as a history of maintaining financial strength, demonstrating a strong sense of business strategy, motivating change by building and guiding teams, and developing and implementing new products and services. John brings a unique perspective to Nutmeg. His philosophy is to understand the many different financial needs of our members, and use that to make the credit union more attractive for people to bank with us. His goal is to position the credit union to provide the best financial service in Connecticut. John earned a Master of Business Administration from Western New England College, Springfield, MA; and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.

Kathleen McGrath, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Kathleen began her credit union career with Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union in 1981, and has served in various positions. In her role as Executive Vice President, she oversees all accounting, human resources, operations, training and finance, and investments, as well as regulatory compliance, financial and regulatory reporting, merger/acquisition due diligence and accounting, organizational and product profitability, product pricing, asset/liability and other risk management. She has played an integral role in the credit union’s growth through numerous mergers, and currently serves as a member of the ALM Committee, and Secretary of Members Benefits LLC. She possesses excellent working knowledge of all areas of operating the credit union.

Mike Nowicky, Vice President, Operations & Facilities

Mike began his career at Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union in 2005. Prior to assuming the position of Vice President, Mike served as the Branch Manager of the Glastonbury office from 2008-2009, and Branch Manager of the Manchester office from 2005-2008.  Mike also earned the title of NAFCU Certified Compliance Officer in 2011. Throughout his career, he has worked for various financial institutions. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1997-2005 and is a Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Rocky Hill Chamber of Commerce, and has served on the Board of the Rocky Hill Education Foundation.

Lisa Asadourian, Vice President, Marketing

Lisa has been with Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union for over 15 years. As Vice President, Marketing, she is responsible for the credit union’s overall marketing and communications, with an emphasis on branding; advertising; public and community relations; new product development and promotion; and Web site maintenance. In her role, she also implements strategies to improve the overall member experience; establishes a consistent voice through the organization’s communications; and develops strategies to segment and target the credit union’s membership in order to encourage growth. She is also a member of the credit union’s Scholarship Committee. Lisa graduated from the University of Connecticut, Storrs with BA degrees in English and Philosophy and a minor in Sociology.

Dana Clark, Vice President, Retail Delivery Services

Dana Clark joins Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union as the Vice President of Retail Delivery Services. In this position she is responsible for leading effective sales coaching and driving a high quality sales and service culture with the frontline teams. She is also responsible for overseeing daily member service operations and participates in many strategic initiatives within the organization. Dana has over 14 years of experience in the financial industry and she is a member of Filene Research Institute’s I3 program which introduced her to the innovative thinking that helped shape the person she is today. Throughout her career she has successfully lead various branch and business development teams towards achievement of corporate targets. Dana has attended Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut and is a Credit Union Executive Society Certified Senior Executive.

 Sean Flynn Sean Flynn, Vice President, Lending

Sean began his career at Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union in 2014. Sean joined the credit union movement in 2005 and believes in the principals of a true financial cooperative. As Vice President, Lending, he is responsible for all of the credit union’s lending programs, including consumer loans, mortgage loans, and small business loans. Sean also brings experience in finance, asset-liability management, regulatory compliance, budgeting and forecasting to the credit union. He holds an MBA with a concentration in Organizational Leadership from Norwich University as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of New Hampshire. He has also studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Arizona State University. Sean is also an active member of the CUNA Lending Council as well as The Cooperative Trust.

Jeff Levesque Jeff Levesque, Vice President, IT and Risk Management

Jeff began his career at Nutmeg State Federal Credit Union in 2014. With over 25 years of practical information systems and consulting experience, Jeff brings a unique mix of technical expertise and leadership ability to the credit union’s senior management team as Vice President, Information Technology and Risk Management. In his role, Jeff is responsible for all of the credit union’s technical infrastructure, information security, risk assessment and risk management. He has been directly involved with credit unions since 2009, so his experience in today’s regulatory environment in the credit union industry plays a vital part in our ability to deliver technologically driven products and services to our members. Jeff earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University and holds various technical certifications.