ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Michael Athens has been named president and chief executive officer of Rio Grande Credit Union, a state-chartered credit union that has been in business for 65 years.
Athens began his tenure at Rio Grande Credit Union in May 2010 and has held the positions of vice president of operations and interim president/chief executive officer. Before that, he was in executive leadership roles for the Credit Union Association of New Mexico and Bank of America.
Athens holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and mathematics from the University of New Mexico and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.
Rio Grande Credit Union serves over 32,000 members, has six branches and more than $326,000,000.00 in assets.