(Somerville, MA) Naveo Credit Union’s Board of Directors announced that they have appointed Albert Pinho as Interim Chief Executive Officer effective March 27. Pinho succeeds long-time CEO, Rui F. Domingos, who announced his resignation effective March 27. Pinho will lead Naveo while the Board of Directors conducts a search for a new CEO.
Pinho has been a part of Naveo’s executive management team for 9 years as Vice President of Lending. He has nearly 35 years of experience in the financial services industry, with a proven track record of meeting the credit needs of members and individuals through innovative and member-centric lending programs. Pinho is credited with significantly growing Naveo’s loan portfolio in size and breath, and with bringing successful solutions to Naveo members through its commercial lending and solar loan programs, among many other accomplishments.
Pinho is an honors graduate of Harvard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and is a graduate of the ABA National Graduate Schools of Real Estate Lending and of Retail Lending.
“The Board is excited that Albert Pinho has accepted the role of Interim CEO. The Board feels confident that Naveo will continue to provide the same level of expertise and exceptional member experience during this time of transition. The management team, along with staff members, have shown a great commitment to Naveo and its members. This commitment demonstrates that Naveo, with Mr. Pinho’s guidance, will continue to serve our members and community well,” commented Tina Mancini, Chairperson of the Board of Directors.
”I am honored by the Board’s appointment and excited to continue the great work that Rui has led for so many years,” stated Albert Pinho. “I am also privileged to work with a great team at Naveo. We are committed to continuing to serve our members and our communities with the exceptional service they have come to expect from Naveo.”