Hiller Rejoins Coast Central, Pierson Promoted

Coast Central Credit Union announced that Sarah Hiller has rejoined the organization as Manager of its Arcata Giuntoli Member Services Branch. In conjunction, Danielle Pierson has been promoted to Manager of its McKinleyville Member Services Branch. Both report to VP Member Services Kristin Blair.

Hiller oversees a team of nine employees and has responsibility for daily operations, lending, and new member opportunities. She brings 15 years of local financial institution experience to her role, including eight years as Senior Member Services Supervisor at Coast Central’s Arcata Uniontown location. She also held positions with the organization as New Accounts and Member Services Representatives, ACH Specialist, and IRA Specialist.

Hiller is a Humboldt County native and graduate of Arcata High School. She has previously been active in Rotary and volunteered for youth sports organizations, including McKinleyville Little League and Mad River Girls Fastpitch Softball. She and her husband reside in McKinleyville and have three children.

Danielle Pierson, Member Services Branch Manager of CCCU McKinleyville

Danielle Pierson, a 12-year-employee of Coast Central, oversees a staff of 18 at its McKinleyville location. She most recently served as Manager of its Arcata Giuntoli location, a stint she held for two years. Prior to that, she was Senior Member Services Supervisor at McKinleyville for seven years. Pierson is a Humboldt County native and a graduate of Arcata High School and Humboldt State University. She has been an active volunteer in school and Chamber events and resides in McKinleyville with her husband and son.


Founded in 1950, Coast Central Credit Union (CCCU) is the largest member-owned financial institution in the area, with over 70,000 members and 11 Member Services Branches. Anyone who lives or works in Humboldt, Del Norte or Trinity counties can bank with CCCU. Members have access to a network of 30,000 free CO-OP ATMs nationwide, Online and Mobile Banking, and a full array of personal and business products and services. More information can be found at its web site at coastccu.org and at facebook.com/coastcentral.