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TFCU Promotes Benjamin Alessi to Controller

June 7, 2016

Hauppauge, N.Y., June 6, 2016 – Teachers Federal Credit Union, one of the country’s largest credit unions, announced the promotion of Benjamin Alessi, CPA to Controller. The announcement was made by TFCU President/CEO Robert G. Allen. In his new position, Alessi will be integral to TFCU’s operations involving Financial Reporting, Asset/Liability Management, Audit Coordination and Special Projects. Alessi reports directly to TFCU's Senior Vice President Finance/Chief Financial Officer C.J. Meyers.

“Ben’s promotion is a testament to his dedication to TFCU and the Long Island community that it serves. His background will assist in strengthening the financial operations of the credit union as we continue to grow,” said Robert G. Allen, TFCU President/CEO.

“As controller I will be working with executive leadership to support the financial management of the credit union. I have been with the TFCU for almost 10 years and share with my colleagues the commitment to foster positive experiences for members. It is fulfilling to work with a not-for-profit institution which is focused on offering members ways to succeed and achieve their personal financial goals,” said Alessi.

Mr. Alessi joined TFCU in November 2006 as Senior Internal Auditor, where his auditing ability was evident in a diverse range of areas of the organization – from financial to information technology operations. He previously held positions at Cullen & Danoswki, LLP and KPMG. Taking advantage of TFCU’s educational assistance program, he received his MBA from Dowling College and is also a graduate of Binghamton University where he earned a BS degree.

Mr. Alessi is a lifelong Long Island resident and currently lives in Medford.

About TFCU:

Teachers Federal Credit Union (TFCU), one of the country’s largest credit unions, is a full-service, not-for-profit financial institution.  TFCU was founded on Long Island in 1952 and now has over $5 billion in total assets, serves more than 250,000 members and has 25 full-service branches throughout Long Island including: Amityville, Bay Shore, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Central Islip, Commack, East Northport, Farmingville, Hauppauge, Holbrook, Huntington, Manorville, Merrick, Nesconset, North Babylon, North Massapequa, Oakdale, Patchogue, Port Jefferson Station, Riverhead, Rocky Point, Selden, Shirley, Smithtown, South Setauket, and Wading River. Members also have access to services at more than 5,000 shared service centers located across the country. TFCU offers financial services to all people and businesses located in Nassau and Suffolk counties.  More information is available about TFCU by visiting or by calling (631) 698-7000.

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