Team

At CICU we pledge to provide you with essential financial services while guiding you on a path toward your thriving financial future. Get to know our team:

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Chelsea

President

Chelsea started at CICU in 2010 as an MSR and was later promoted to Vice President in 2016. In 2019 Chelsea accepted the presidency position and has strongly held this seat ever since. Chelsea was born and raised in Champaign with the exception of heading West to live in California for a short time. She now spends her time raising 3 children with her husband and enjoys crafts, being outdoors, and making lasting memories with family. Chelsea's favorite part of working at CICU is finding ways to bring the community affordable financial services with solutions for every situation that may come up. Chelsea's hard work, dedication, and love for her staff and members never go unnoticed. If you need to get in touch with Chelsea, email her at canderson@cicu.com.

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Jerrica

Vice President

Jerrica started at CICU in 2017 as an MSR and was later promoted to Vice President the start of 2022. She was born in Dover, DE and moved to Champaign in 2008. Jerrica loves all furry friends, has 1 of her own, and enjoys when they visit the credit union. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, investing time into her hobby of photography, and retail therapy trips to Target. Her favorite part of being VP is to getting to know each and every member and watch them succeed in their own personal lives. Jerrica grew up knowing her passion was helping others. She assumed health care was the direction to go but quickly came to realize that being able to help people overcome financial struggles fit that desire. Jerrica is a Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor and would love to help anyone struggling in their financial needs. To get in touch with her, email her at jgallegos@cicu.com.

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Maria

Lead MSR

Maria started at CICU in 2021 as an MSR, worked hard, and was promoted to Lead MSR in 2022. She was born and raised in Champaign, IL but looks to eventually move out of state. Maria enjoys crafting a variety of projects, caring for her multiple plants, and traveling afar. Maria has true passion for the beauty and peace in nature. Her favorite part about working at CICU is working with members to find solutions for their daily financial needs. To get in touch with Maria, email her at meppich@cicu.com.

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Marisa

Marketing Specialist/MSR

Marisa joined our team at CICU in 2021. She was born and raised in Michigan but relocated with her twin to Champaign, IL in 2020. She obtained her degree in marketing, has prior credit union experience, and started her own small business in the past. Marisa enjoys learning different languages, caring for her furry friend Alfie, and traveling home to visit family. Her favorite part of working at CICU is forward thinking for ways we can improve and grow. You can get in touch with Marisa at msundin@cicu.com.

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Addi

MSR

Addison joined the CICU team in 2021 as an MSR. She comes to us from Pontiac, IL and has quickly found her liking in the financial world. Addi loves her fur babies that she cares for with her fiancé. She enjoys spending time with family, helping her mom with furry foster friends back home, and playing video games after work. Addi's favorite part about working at CICU is the family atmosphere between the staff. She believes our family styled culture creates a positive and friendly environment for our members. To reach Addi email her at addiw@cicu.com.

Jennifer

MSR

Jennifer came to us in the middle of 2022 as an MSR. She has been in the credit union world for over 7 years. Jennifer was born and raised in Champaign, IL. She enjoys spending time reading romance books, listening to true crime podcasts, and making memories with her husband and 3 children. Jennifer's favorite part about working at the credit union is getting to know the members and watching them grow through life. Jennifer's warm personality adds a very personal touch to each interaction she has. To get in contact with Jennifer, email her at jberlatsky@cicu.com.

Melissa

Loan Officer

Melissa came to us in the middle of 2022 as our Loan Officer. As a little girl, Melissa and her family moved around from Alaska, to Missouri, and back to Illinois where she decided to stay. She has been in the credit union world for over 20 years. Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and son, reading books of all kinds, and completing projects. Her favorite part about working at the credit union is fulfilling the motto "people helping people." As a loan officer she comes across many situations of people struggling and being able to help someone in need follows the motto as we are always trying to help our members the best we can. To get in touch with Melissa, email her at mbenison@cicu.com.