Coast Central Credit Union announced that Brandy Morton has joined the organization as Controller in its Accounting Department, reporting to VP Chief Financial Officer Fred Moore. Michael Burghart, current Controller, will be retiring next month.
Morton comes to the organization with 15 years of related experience with the Hoopa Valley Tribe, primarily in its Fiscal Department, serving as Chief Financial Officer for the last five years. Her expertise spans oversight of day to day operations while adhering to Federal, State, and Tribal regulations; monthly and annual budgets; financial analysis, purchase order and payroll processing; general ledger management; financial compliance audits; and more.
A Humboldt County native and enrolled member of the Hoopa Valley Tribe, Morton is a Hoopa High School and Humboldt State University graduate, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and emphasis in Accounting. She lives in Hoopa with her husband and they have three children, a son and two grown daughters who are both police officers. Morton and her family enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors.
Founded in 1950, Coast Central Credit Union is the largest member-owned financial institution in the area, with over 70,000 members and operating 11 Member Services Branches throughout Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties, including McKinleyville and Bayshore Mall, which are open seven days a week. Additionally, members have access to a network of 30,000 free CO-OP ATMs nationwide. More information is available at coastccu.org and at facebook.com/coastcentral.