Get to Know our Leadership Team
There’s no doubt that each of our Board, Supervisory Committee, and executive team Union sensed a calling to be part of what the Lord wants to do through the Credit Union. Uniquely gifted in business, ministry, finance, and other industries, the heart of our leadership team is to help churches, ministries, and families thrive financially so they can live and give more abundantly.
Board of Directors
Mark is an ordained minister with dual Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Divinity. He grew up in southern California and answered God’s call into ministry leadership. His passion is preparing churches and people to discover and follow God’s mission. His life verse is Romans 12:1-2.
Rick Bee has served the Credit Union in various roles including the Supervisory Committee, Board, and now as Secretary of the Board and member of the Executive Council. Rick’s background is in education, administration and leadership, having served for more than 40 years at Biola University in University Advancement.
Mike Pate has the longest tenure of our current board. He has held the role of board chairman and is currently vice-chair. Mike is Executive Director of Camping for Transformation Ministries, a national association of more than 170 churches.
Dorothy Kim has extensive professional and executive leadership accomplishments in business and philanthropy. A retired executive of Starbucks Coffee Company, Dorothy was the Executive Vice President of Global Strategy where she led strategic plan development and drove differentiation of the Starbucks experience.
Dale currently serves as CCCU’s Board chair. Previously, he served on the Supervisory Committee for over eight years. Dale has extensive executive experience in the senior living industry.
Bio coming soon!
Russell joined the Supervisory Committee in 2021. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is currently a Principal with Whitley Penn LLP, a public accounting firm in Dallas, Texas. Previously, Russell was a Partner at Deloitte and retired from the firm in 2019. He enjoys working with his clients to help them achieve their financial goals.
Jeff Salladin serves as Managing Director at Revere Capital, a Dallas-based hedge fund. He has enjoyed a broad investment career that includes private equity, investment banking, and wealth management. He graduated from Rutgers Law School and Azusa Pacific University where he earned Academic All-American football honors.
Kevin Perkins serves as Managing Partner at Vanacour Perkins PLLC, a Texas based law firm and Managing Director at Phoenix Advisors, Ltd, an Abu Dhabi based litigation finance company. Kevin has practiced law for over a decade as a trial attorney in complex commercial litigation and is now actively involved in developing an alternative investment model in litigation finance.
Chief Executive Officer
Blair Korschun joined Christian Community Credit Union as Chief Executive Officer in March 2020. Korschun’s career spans many executive financial services roles including being CEO of an auto lending Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) called CU Direct Connect.
Executive Vice-President /
Chief Operating Officer
Marji Hughes was promoted to Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer in May 2020. She began her career at Christian Community Credit Union (formerly American Baptist Credit Union) in 1992 as the Branch Manager. In 1999, she was promoted to Vice President of Information Technology and then later as Vice President, Chief Information Officer.
Senior VP / Chief Marketing Officer
Aaron Caid joined Christian Community Credit Union as Chief Marketing Officer in November 2020. Having worked at various financial services companies, Aaron wanted to pursue a leadership role in a mission-driven organization.
Senior VP / Ministry Lending
Mike Poirier joined Christian Community Credit Union as Senior Vice President of Ministry Lending in January 2021. Poirier has an extensive background in commercial lending including nearly seven years at Patelco Credit Union serving as VP of Consumer and Commercial Loans.
Senior VP / Chief Technology Officer
John Silvis was promoted to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in June 2019. In his role, John is involved in implementing technologies and developing strategies to enhance products and services in support of the Credit Union’s goals and objectives.
Senior VP / Human Resources
David South began his career with Christian Community Credit Union in 1987 managing CCCU’s Department of Human Resources. He is a graduate of Azusa Pacific University where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and his Master’s Degree in Human Resources.
Senior VP / Chief Financial Officer
Jason Thomas was hired as Christian Community Credit Union’s CFO in December 2019. Thomas has over 21 years’ experience in the financial industry. He started out as an investment consultant and later transitioned into the credit union industry.