VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Navy Federal Credit Union announced the promotion of Anthony “Tony” Gallardy to serve as the new Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Gallardy is taking the reins from Bill Hills, who is retiring after nearly a decade of service with the credit union.
Gallardy began his career with Navy Federal 33 years ago. He has served as Navy Federal’s Vice President of Global Telecommunication Services, then as Senior Vice President of Consumer and Credit Card Lending prior to his role as the Deputy CIO. For the past five years, Gallardy served as Senior Vice President, Deputy to the Chief Information Officer and was responsible for internal service delivery, IT systems, and project execution.
In 2004, Gallardy received the Samuel Pennestri Memorial Award for his devotion and loyalty to Navy Federal, which is the credit union’s utmost prestigious award.
“Tony truly values our intent to serve and financially protect our members and he has always remained devoted to our mission. With that focus and his more than 30 years of diversified experience throughout the credit union, Tony is the right person to lead our Information Services Department forward,” said Mary McDuffie, Navy Federal’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
About Navy Federal Credit Union: Established in 1933 with only seven members, Navy Federal now has the distinct honor of serving over 8 million members globally and is the world’s largest credit union. As a member-owned and not-for-profit organization, Navy Federal always puts the financial needs of its members first. Membership is open to all Department of Defense and Coast Guard Active Duty, veterans, civilian and contractor personnel, and their families. Dedicated to its mission of service, Navy Federal employs a workforce of over 18,000 and has a global network of 334 branches. For more information about Navy Federal Credit Union, visit navyfederal.org.