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LAFCU promotes Robyn Jones to VP of human resources

Wednesday, March 13, 2019  
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LAFCU has promoted Robyn Jones to vice president of human resources.

“Robyn’s skill at fostering a culture of engaged employees is a proven and valuable asset as we focus on providing superior service to LAFCU members,” said Pat Spyke, LAFCU CEO. “Vitally important to this ongoing goal is attracting and developing the best employee talent, areas in which Robyn also excels.”

As vice president of human resources, Jones is responsible for developing, implementing and administering personnel policies and procedures; overseeing training and development, benefits administration, payroll and recruiting; and assisting with employee and union relations, among other responsibilities.

Jones said, “Human resources provides the enviable opportunity to be the business of helping people and promoting positive change throughout the organization.

“Employees are our greatest asset. Taking care of them professionally and holistically empowers them to be their best and helps them provide an excellent membership experience with every encounter.”

Jones was hired as human resources manager in 2017. She recently succeeded Sharon Gillison who retired after a 47-year career with LAFCU.

Prior to joining LAFCU, Jones was a human resources manager for Dakkota Integrated Systems LLC, a Tier One supplier to Detroit automakers with locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. She worked for Dakkota’s two Holt plants that have a combined employment of 250.

Jones holds bachelor’s degrees in both psychology and black studies, and graduated with honors. During summer breaks from college, she was a human resources intern at American Greetings Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio. She is native of Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

As a resident of Holt, Jones is an active member of Rivers of Life Church.

About LAFCU

Chartered in 1936, LAFCU is a not-for-profit financial cooperative open for membership to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Michigan and to businesses and other entities located in Michigan. The credit union serves nearly 65,000 members and holds nearly $700 million in assets. LAFCU offers a comprehensive range of financial products and services as well as an expanding complement of financial technology solutions. Members enjoy benefits such as low fees, low interest rates on loans, high yields on savings, discounts, knowledgeable employees and nationwide access to fee-free ATMs and ITMs. A recipient of the national Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award for credit unions, LAFCU enriches the communities it serves by supporting many organizations and causes. To learn more about LAFCU, call 800.748.0228 or visit www.lafcu.com.


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