Durham, NC, July 14, 2016– On July 13, 2016 Our Board Chair and co-founder, John Herrera, was nominated by President Barack Obama to the open seat on the NCUA Board.   The entire team of LCCU congratulates him on his nomination.  “It has been an honor and a pleasure to work with John, supporting LCCU’s growth since its foundation in 2000, through today as Chair of our Board of Directors”,  stated Luis Pastor, LCCU President and CEO.

Herrera has been recognized for fostering entrepreneurship and greater economic opportunities for Latino families in North Carolina.  A native of Costa Rica, John Herrera is currently Vice-President of Latino/Hispanic Affairs for Self-Help, co-founder of the Latino Community Credit Union in North Carolina, and a long time board member of the National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders.