HAPO Community Credit Union Announces Change in CEO Leadership

Richland, WA – July 2, 2024 - The Board of Directors of HAPO Community Credit Union has announced strategic leadership changes to guide the credit union into the future. Dolores Broeske is leaving the credit union after serving as CEO for four years.  Scott Mitchell, Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed Acting President/CEO, ensuring HAPO continues to provide seamless financial services to its 206,000 members.

The Board appreciated Broeske’s heartfelt leadership, which helped HAPO successfully navigate challenges including those we faced during the recent COVID pandemic. Broeske leaves the credit union in a strong and well-capitalized financial position.

“I want to thank Dolores for her dedication to HAPO over her long career including the last four years as CEO.  Her passion for HAPO has been appreciated and we wish her the best in the next chapter of her life,” said Ken Hohenberg, Chairman of HAPO's Board of Directors.

HAPO has a great brand with great people delivering products and services that help members along their entire financial journey and that commitment remains steadfast for the Board and entire HAPO team, Hohenberg said.

Mitchell has served as HAPO's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the past four years.  He has been part of the Executive Management Team since 2010 and has served in a management capacity for all his 19-year career at HAPO.

"HAPO is a premier credit union in the Northwest that is known for great rates and dedicated service to the membership.  I am proud of our solid history that is member focused.  Our top priority is to be financially sound and secure so we can provide quality member services and benefits." said Mitchell.

HAPO serves its communities in Washington and Oregon across a 20-branch network. For more information, visit www.hapo.org.