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Santa Fe, New Mexico, February 28, 2023 –  Local employer and New Mexico financial mainstay, Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), is highlighting the contributions of employees who have served the organization in diverse capacities for a decade or longer.

“We have gone far beyond merely providing jobs in our community and instead have developed a reputation as a great place to start a career in finance,” explained DNCU President/CEO, Chuck Valenti. “Synthesizing our mission of improving lives in New Mexico with our commitment to developing strong and inspirational leaders, we’re proud to be home to opportunities to grow and develop a fulfilling lifelong career serving communities in the Land of Enchantment.”

Positions at DNCU provide robust health, dental, and vision coverage options, 401(k) matching, work/life balance and other benefits, including training and learning programs, career pathing, and opportunities for advancement. A list of current opportunities may be accessed on the official DNCU website at, including approximately twenty open positions as of late February, 2023.


DNCU employees of 10 to 20 years: Eppie Martinez, Debbie Salazar, Jolene Allen, Anthony Lopez, Bernadette Aragon, Julia Gonzales, Luis Bustos, Laura Trujillo, Kerry Stacy, Inez Valencia, Camila Salazar Garcia, Epi Herrera, Michelle Trujillo, Star Garcia Vigil, Julie Lujan, Jeff Lovato, Matt Waldschmidt, Debra Chavez, Mark Riek, Dolores Gurule.

DNCU employees of 20 to 30 years: Chuck Valenti, Thelma Rodriguez, Pam Atencio, LeeAnn Maes, Victor Montoya, Melissa Aquino, Kim Currie, Alina Vigil.

DNCU employees of 30 years or longer: Brian Lee Gonzales and Yvonne Martinez.

Like a growing number of organizations in the USA and elsewhere, DNCU will be observing Employee Appreciation Day on Friday, March 3 with a week of celebration. “Our employees are critical to fulfilling our mission of improving lives in New Mexico and beyond,” stated Kim Currie, DNCU Chief Marketing Officer. “We’re excited to reiterate our appreciation for their incredible contributions to serving as the ideal partner for a better future for our members and the wider New Mexico community.”

About Del Norte Credit Union

Chartered in 1954, Del Norte Credit Union is a not-for-profit credit union based in New Mexico with a mission of improving lives. DNCU offers a wide variety of products and services designed to make members achieve financial success. Today DNCU serves more than 59,000 members throughout New Mexico and the United States.

MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Currie, Chief Marketing Officer | [email protected] | 505-455-5342