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Board of Directors

Our volunteer board is made up of members just like you.

Power Financial Credit Union's family atmosphere extends throughout the credit union, all the way to the Board of Directors. This group of Power Financial Credit Union members volunteers time and energy to make sure we're doing right by all members. If you're interested in running for an open seat on the board, please let us know. We vote on new board members during our annual meeting. 

Leman Murray – Chairman

Leman Murray joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 1985. Leman serves as chairman of the board and is a member of the executive committee. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida International University. Leman is an NAFCU certified volunteer expert. He completed the first annual Florida Directors College from NASCUS and participated in the CUES Director Leadership Institute through the IESE Business School. Leman is also a recipient of the Roy F. Bergengren Premier Award from CUNA Mutual.

Wendel Sauer – Secretary

Wendel Sauer joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 1988. Wendel serves as the secretary of the board. During his career at Florida Power & Light Company, Wendel served as the budget administrator for the Southern Division, revenue recovery supervisor for the West Palm Call Center and as a production analyst at the West Palm Call Center. From 2015 until 2019, Wendel was a member of the town council in Beech Mountain, North Carolina.

Terry Keith – Treasurer

Terry Keith joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 2003. He served as Director of Cost Recovery Clauses for Florida Power & Light, and after 30 years of service, retired in September 2016. He has served in a number of positions related to financial operations. Terry served as treasurer of the Miami Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, as a member of the Family Christian Association of America and a member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy.

John Breslin – Director

John Breslin joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 2006. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Board for Florida Horizons FCU and for Pan Am Horizons FCU. John earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology and is a Certified Credit Director through the London School of Business and the Harvard School of Business. John is a retired Chief Master Sergeant with the Air Force Reserves and a retired Labor and Employee Relations Supervisor with the U.S. Government.

Patrick Carnevale – Director

Patrick Carnevale is a member of the Power Financial Credit Union board’s audit committee and a board director. Patrick joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 2006 and is a retired employee of Miami-Dade County. Patrick is also the board chairman of the City of Hialeah Personnel Board and the St. John the Apostle Festival chairman.

Tony Cuba – Director

Tony Cuba joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 1997. After 43 years, Tony retired from Florida Power & Light Company as the Director of Regulatory and Tax Accounting in 2012. Tony earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Florida International University.

Stephen Knight – Director

Stephen Knight, CCD is an aviation safety inspector with the Federal Aviation Administration. He joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 2006. Previously, Stephen served on the Pan Am Horizons Federal Credit Union loan review committee and supervisory committee. He is retired from the U.S. Air Force. Stephen has completed courses from the Credit Union Directors Institute while serving with Pan Am Horizons C.U. He also received certifications from both Harvard Business School Advanced Leadership Institute and Directors Leadership Institute at the IESE Business School, where he received his Certified Credit Union Director designation. Additionally, Stephen attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and USAF Air University.  

Leslie McConachie – Director

Leslie McConachie joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 2002 and serves as a board director and a member of the ALCO Committee. Leslie is a retired high school math teacher and has worked as a bookkeeper and in tax accounting. She also served as SunTrust Bank's Vice President of Management Training and Credit Department. Leslie has passed several of the NAFCU volunteer program tests and completed the CUNA Financial Investment Certification in 2019. 

Pat Patterson – Director

Pat Patterson joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 1989 and currently serves on the executive and audit committees. Pat worked in various positions in a management capacity at Florida Power &Light Company for over twenty years. Pat currently owns an IT company that services small to medium businesses.

Gene Sevilla-Secasa – Director

Gene Sevilla-Secasa joined the Power Financial Credit Union board in 2016. He is a board director, member of the executive committee and chairperson of the board of directors’ succession & retirement committee. Gene is the Vice President of International Supply Chain Solutions at Ryder System, Inc. Gene is an International Business Fellow Member, and the former president of the U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce, International Chapter. Gene was also a board member and past chairman of Ryder Federal Credit Union.

George Skillas - Director

George Skillas joined Power Financial Credit Union in 1966 and became a director in 1987. He presently serves on the investment and executive committees. He was the past President and Business Manager of IBEW, Local 759, located in Broward County representing employees of Florida Power & Light. George is a Certified Credit Director and received his certification from the London School of Business. He has also attended many other educational and leadership schools while serving as a director, including the IESE Business School.

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