Committee Bios

Libby Calderone, President and Chief Executive Officer, Earthmover Credit Union

As Chief Executive Officer and President of Earthmover Credit Union, Libby Calderone is responsible for the management of all aspects of the credit union’s activities, as well as member satisfaction.

An active volunteer in the community, Calderone is a member of the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES). She serves as the Director of the Illinois Credit Union League Service Corporation (LSC); Director of Excess Share Insurance (ESI); and she is a member of the American Share Insurance Advisory Council.

A graduate of the University of Illinois, Calderone is a past recipient of the Illinois CUES Financial Officer of the Year.

Frances Godfrey, President and Chief Executive Officer, BlueOx Credit Union

A credit union career that began over 30 years ago at BlueOx Credit Union, Fran has served as the Chief Executive Officer since 2007. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, she held several positions at the credit union; most recently, she served as the Vice President/Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Fran has attended the CUNA Financial Management School I and II and has her Associates degree in Accounting from Kellogg Community College. She currently serves as Secretary for the Battle Creek Chapter of Credit Union’s Executive Committee and is a member of the Credit Union Executive Society.

Shane London, President and Chief Executive Officer, Deseret First Federal Credit Union

Shane London is President and Chief Executive Officer of Deseret First Federal Credit Union in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has served in this capacity since 2012, previously serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He has worked for the Credit Union since 1985.

London’s community and industry service includes serving on the Board of Directors for Deseret First Financial Services, and as Board Treasurer of the Ouelessebougou Alliance, a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the villages in the rural Ouelessebougou region of Mali, Africa, to provide sustainable health, education and economic opportunities.

He holds his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Utah and is a graduate of CUNA Management School.

Carlos Pacheco, Chief Executive Officer, Premier Members FCU

Carlos Pacheco is currently Chief Executive Officer of Premier Members Federal Credit Union based in Boulder, Colorado. Pacheco has served in this capacity since January 2011. He brings more than 25 years of financial services experience serving in a variety of leadership roles in both for-profit and not-for-profit financial sectors. Prior professional experience includes technology, operations and retail leadership roles for Bank of America, First National Bank of San Diego and Desert Schools Federal Credit Union.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.


Kim Withers, Chief Executive Officer, Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union

Kim is an avid fan of Sawyer Brown and is the CEO of Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union. Like many credit union stories, the success lies in people coming to together in growing Meridian Trust to $360 million in assets with 9 branches.

Her finance career has spanned over 30 years, with 25 of those years leading Meridian Trust and with bouts of waging war on mediocrity. In 2013, she was selected in the Banking and Finance category as “Wyoming Woman of Influence.” Kim was named Credit Union Executive of the Year for credit union achievements and innovation, volunteer service and a continued commitment to education in 2007. Kim was also the first person from Wyoming to be inducted into the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES) Hall of Fame.

She has a slew of education degrees including a Ph.D in Banking and Finance. She’s not too bad at fly fishing, running an average time for half marathons and has a couple of bee hives.