John B. Lund, president and chief executive of America First Credit Union, was recently elected chairman of Credit Union Direct Corp., a national lending service provider. He has served on the CU Direct board since 2005. Lund has a long career in the financial services industry. He was named president and CEO of America First in 2012.
The Summit Group Communications, an independently owned Utah-based advertising and public relations firm, has named Christy Whitehouse and James Rabdau as partners in the firm. Whitehouse joined TSG in 2005 following a successful career in consulting, corporate marketing and agency leadership with Dahlin, Smith and White, where she worked on the Intel brand. Rabdau previously served as the agency's vice president of creative services. He joined the Summit Group in 2004. In addition, the firm announced that Sharon Roux, chief operating officer, and Jordan Howe, director of advertising account services, were promoted to vice presidents of the agency. Roux has been with the agency since 2007 and serves as the director of human resources in her capacity as chief operating officer along with overseeing information technology, facilities, administration management and finance. Howe, who joined the agency in 2007, leads the agency's largest team in account services.