Space Coast Credit Union Appoints Timothy M. Antonition President and CEO

Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) May 25, 2017

The board of directors of Space Coast Credit Union (SCCU) has announced the appointment of Timothy M. Antonition as its new president and chief executive officer.

Antonition succeeds Doug Samuels, who died suddenly and unexpectedly on May 12, 2017.

Antonition, the credit union’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, is a 25-year credit union veteran having joined SCCU in 1992. His impressive career has been marked by numerous promotions and accomplishments.

Antonition advanced through the branch ranks, starting out as a document specialist, and progressing to member service representative, branch supervisor, branch manager, and then area manager in 1994. In 1998 Antonition was promoted to vice president of Branch Sales and Services, South Brevard region, and eventually he assumed responsibility for all branch operations in 1999.

Antonition was instrumental in implementing the credit union’s Express Services, which is a call center model enabling existing and potential members to open deposit accounts and apply for loans in mere minutes over the phone, eliminating the branch wait time.

In 2009, SCCU merged with Eastern Financial Federal Credit Union, doubling the credit union’s size overnight. Antonition oversaw the bold merger project, which earned him a promotion to chief operating officer in 2011, and he assumed new responsibilities for information services. Most recently, Antonition led the credit union’s 2016 core system conversion.

Space Coast Credit Union Board Chairman, Dale Neubert stated, “Tim is an innovative and accomplished leader with a wealth of operational experience; he was selected for his commitment to member value.” Neubert went on to explain, “Two years ago the Board in conjunction with our CEO of 20 years, Doug Samuels, committed to a succession plan, and in early 2017 the board expressed its intention of pursuing Tim as Doug’s successor. The board, Doug and Tim were actively working on a transition plan when the sudden and tragic passing of Doug occurred. We are deeply saddened over our loss, but thankful to Doug that he had the foresight to prepare and protect the credit union, as he always did. The Board has immense confidence that Tim will lead the credit union through these challenging times, pursuing new heights, and realizing the growth potential from our expansion into South Florida markets.”

Antonition has his Bachelor of Science from Florida Institute of Technology and a Master’s in Business Administration from University of Central Florida.

Space Coast Credit Union was chartered in 1951 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida. The credit union serves more than 370,000 members with assets of over $3.9 billion through a network of 58 branches and over 100 ATMs located throughout Florida and through its website sccu.com. Space Coast Credit Union is open for membership to anyone who lives or works in the fourteen Florida counties it serves. Locations can be found at sccu.com/locations.

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Nick Corrente, Financial Advisor and Vice President Joins Ziegler Wealth Management

(PRWEB) May 25, 2017

Ziegler, a privately held full-service brokerage firm, today announced today it has hired Nick Corrente as a vice president and financial advisor in its Appleton, WI branch office.

Corrente brings nearly 20 years of wealth management experience to Ziegler, having previously served as a private client advisor for J.P. Morgan Chase Bank in Appleton. Robert Moats, Senior Managing Director and Head of Ziegler Wealth Management stated, “We are excited about the growth of our Appleton office. The addition of a highly-experienced advisor like Nick, represents a solid addition to our talented team of advisors.”

Corrente commented, “My goal is to empower my clients to live life to its fullest. I am committed to client-focused service, while using Ziegler’s comprehensive resources to provide the objective advice each client deserves.” Corrente continued, “What sets Ziegler apart from other firms is its offering of full-service investments as well as its own proprietary underwritten bond issues, all while providing a responsive, personal approach. This combination helps me differentiate myself in the marketplace.”

Ziegler is actively executing on its growth strategy and is looking to add advisors in its Appleton office. “We are the best of both the independent and wirehouse worlds,” stated Moats. “Like a wirehouse, we have a full support structure so advisors can focus on their clients and business. Yet, we have a culture to develop your business like an independent firm. Here at Ziegler, our advisors determine the right approach and focus for their businesses.”

Corrente holds Series 7, 6, 65, 63, 53, 4, and 24 securities licenses. As a resident of Neenah, Wisconsin, he is an active member and volunteer at Trinity Lutheran Church & School in Menasha, Wisconsin where two of his three children attend school. He Corrente also volunteers with the Neenah High School Powerlifting Team where his daughter is a member. Ziegler’s Appleton office is located at 2801 East Enterprise Avenue, Suite 101 in Appleton. The general office phone number is 920-749-5023 and toll-free number is 800-545-1498.

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About Ziegler:

Ziegler is a privately held investment bank, capital markets, wealth management and proprietary investments firm, celebrating its 115th anniversary this year. Ziegler is ranked No. 1 in the country in healthcare/senior living underwriters by issuance and No. 4 by par amount (Thomson Reuters, 2016), and is ranked in the top 20 municipal underwriters in the country by volume (Bloomberg, 2016). Specializing in the healthcare, senior living, education and religion sectors, as well as general municipal and structured finance enables Ziegler to generate a positive impact on the communities it serves. Headquartered in Chicago with regional and branch offices throughout the United States, Ziegler provides its clients with capital raising, strategic advisory services, equity and fixed income sales & trading, wealth management and research. To learn more, visit http://www.ziegler.com.

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The Villarreal Team Serves Up Client Appreciation Tex-Mex Style

Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 25, 2017

Ruben and Nancy Villarreal, owners of RE/MAX Integrity, recently hosted their first client appreciation party. More than 120 people, all past clients and referrals, attended the event at Alicia’s Mexican Grille in Spring, TX.

“Our first annual client appreciation party was quite a success, and we will continue to host one annually,” said Ruben. Added Nancy, “In order to get invited, all you have to do is buy or sell a house with The Villarreal Team or refer us to someone who does. So far we have 22 on our list for next year’s party.”

In addition to Ruben and Nancy, The Villarreal Team consists of Ray Humphrey, Beth Perque, Andree Ward, Robin Webster, Ashley Silvey and Dawnya Simmons. Together, this prolific team has earned numerous awards and recognitions, including being named one of America’s most productive sales teams as a part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents, ranking both for transaction sides and volume closed for the State of Texas.

For twelve consecutive years, The Villarreal Team has been ranked in the Top 20 teams in the City of Houston by the Houston Business Journal for both transactions closed and volume closed. Furthermore, Ruben and Nancy have been named Broker/Owners of the Year, are listed in Who’s Who in Real Estate and are RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement and RE/MAX Hall of Fame recipients.

“If you are looking for a team with an outstanding marketing plan to sell your home and one that provides excellent communication and immediate follow-up, leaving no question unanswered, then Ruben and Nancy are the team for you,” said client Jack P. “Our home was sold in less than one week.”

About Ruben and Nancy Villarreal, The Villarreal Team

Ruben and Nancy Villarreal are the founders of one of Houston’s most award-winning RE/MAX teams. The Villarreal Team is synonymous with customer service, market knowledge, innovative marketing, constant attention to details and genuine care for its clients. They specialize in North/Northwest Houston, The Woodlands, Spring, Klein as well as Montgomery County. For more information, please call (713) 557-7095, or visit http://www.rubenandnancy.com.

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