Thursday, December 31, 2020

Board of Directors

Natalia Flores

Natalia Flores Zesati is the Marketing Manager of FirstLight Federal Credit Union. Natalia has worked at the credit union for thirteen years and was born and raised in El Paso, TX. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and Advertising from the University of Texas at El Paso, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. In addition, Natalia received her minor in French and studied abroad at the Sorbonne Université in Paris, France. She obtained a CUNA Marketing Executive (CUCME) certification by going through a three-year CUNA program and passing end course exams.

Natalia is a high-caliber sales and marketing professional with over 15 years of outstanding marketing, sales, customer service, and management experience with many achievements. Through a series of increasingly responsible positions, she has eagerly accepted challenges presented with outstanding results.

Natalia’s association involvement includes the President of the Sun Bowl Association Board of Directors. Natalia has previously been a member of the El Paso Chamber of Commerce Armed Forces Committee, the VP of Marketing with the Association of the United States Army, and a part of the International Relations Committee for the Texas Credit Union League.

Her accomplishments include induction into the Honorable Order of Saint George Medallion. Under Natalia’s leadership, the FirstLight Federal Credit Union has received several recognitions and awards, such as the Distinguished Credit Union of the Year in 2006 and 2014 from the Department of the Army and Corporate Sponsor of the Year 2007 from the Association of the United States Army – Bradley Chapter, along with many community awards. Natalia also was a part of Leadership El Paso, Class XXXII and was awarded the President’s Award in 2008, at FirstLight Federal Credit Union for her tremendous dedication.

Natalia is an El Paso native and is married to John C. Flores and has two children, Marco and Diego.

Board of Advisors

Alphapbetical Order
Pasty Achim (Basketball Chair)
Joana Alferez (Media Host Chair)
Beau Bagley
Ruben Batista (Team Host Chairman)
Steve Beltran (Past President, 2016)
Joseph Bocanegra
Mark Bochnowski
Bryan Crowe
Walker Crowson (Past President, 2013)
Cassandra Davisson
Celia Dubrule
Linda East (Past President, 2007)
Robert Enriquez
David Forti
Greg Groves
Frank Hernandez
Tommy Lewis (CBS Committee)
Richard Limas
David Lindhuber (Basketball Committee)
Andre Miranda
Adrian Morales (Flag Football Chairman)
David Morales (Team Host Chair)
Chris Mott (Past President, 2003)
Marilyn Munden (Past President, 2015)
Cindy Ramos Davidson
Terri Rangel
Carrie Reyes
Mike Rogers (Past President, 2011)
Victor Rueda
VJ Smith
James O. Stewart III
Eric Swanson (CBS Host Co-Chair)
Brad Taylor
Pat Valdez-Rios (Fan Fiesta)
Joe Valenzuela (Past President, 2008)
Mario Vega

Past Presidents

1934 – Dr. C. M. Hendricks
1935 – Harris Walthall
1936 – Harvey Gamble
1937 – W. S. Crombie
1938 – John Neff
1939 – L.W. Overlock
1939- Leo P. Floyd
1940 – Dr. R.B. Homan
1941 – Frank Klohs
1942 – Wiley Edwards
1943 – M.L. Hutchins
1944 – Chris Fox
1945 – John Jagoe
1946 – H.O. Fulwiler
1947 – Dan White
1948 – C.M. Irwin
1949 – J. Francis Morgan
1950 – Forrest Smith
1951 – Karl Wyler
1952 – Howard Maxon
1953 – Ted Andress
1954 – Thomas Patterson
1955 – Robert Haynesworth
1956 – Judson F. Williams
1957 – Harold Wiggs
1958 – Maurice Hill
1959 – B. Marshall Willis
1960 – Carl Conners
1961 – William Latham
1962 – James Orr
1963 – Leonard Goodman Jr.
1964 – Jack Chapman
1965 – Dr. W. W. Schuessler
1966 – Richard Mithoff
1967 – Richard Mithoff
1968 – Frank Gorman, Jr.
1969 – E. W. Kayser, Jr.
1970 – James Rogers, Jr.
1971 – Jack Kitchen
1972 – C. C. “Jimmie” Krigbaum
1973 – Irwin Lambka
1974 – Roy Chapman
1975 – W. Clay Fiske
1976 – Jim Phillips
1977 – Alan Rash
1978 – George Janzen
1979 – Harry Stone
1980 – Ted Houghton
1981 – Jane Thornton
1982 – John Thompson
1983 – Harris Hatfield
1984 – Larry Wood
1985 – Sam Jenkins
1986 – Joe Wilson
1987 – David Wiggs, Jr.
1988 – Ted Houghton, Jr.
1989 – Henry Ellis
1990 – Randy Lee
1991 – Nathan Christian
1992 – Steve DeGroat
1993 – Ramiro Guzman
1994 – Darrell Windham
1995 – Joyce Feinberg
1996 – Richard Black
1997 – Alejandro Acosta, Jr.
1998 – Clyde Scott
1999 – Don Melendez
2000 – Bernie Olivas
2001 – Sam Santana
2002 – Louis Zuniga
2003 – Chris Mott
2004 – Linda Smith
2005 – Wayne Thornton
2006 – John H. Folmer
2007 – Linda East
2008 – Joe Valenzuela
2009 – Frank Bates
2010 – Amen F. Ayoub
2011 – Mike Rogers
2012 – Gary Hanson
2013 – Walker Crowson
2014 – Barry Kobren
2015 – Marilyn Munden
2016 – Steve Beltran
2017 – Bill Coon
2018 – Scott Mann
2019 – Stuart Sliva

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