Call Federal CEO Joins Board of Families Forward Virginia

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Call Federal Credit Union is pleased to recognize John West, our President and CEO, for his recent appointment to the Board of Directors at Families Forward Virginia. Families Forward Virginia is the commonwealth’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to disrupting cycles of child abuse, neglect, and poverty. Supported by both public and private funding, Families Forward provides statewide leadership for and unifies support for a multitude of Virginia programs through evidence-based and multi-generational prevention strategies. Working with parents and their children, the statewide nonprofit provides Home Visiting Programs, Family Support, and Education, Professional Development, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs, Advocacy, Public Awareness/Public Education.

West brings a long history of service in the not-for-profit space to the Families Forward board. Prior to joining Call Federal in 2012, he was a senior accountant with Mary Washington Healthcare, and before that, he worked for the United Way of Fredericksburg. West is a graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond and also served for one year with Lead Virginia.

When asked about the appointment, West shared, “Growing up in cooperative housing for steel mill workers, I know the value and importance of a strong community. Part of our mission at Call Federal is recognizing the stress that financial burdens can create. I am excited to be a part of a support system that offers relief from those stressors that can lead to child maltreatment in communities across Virginia.”

Call Federal Credit Union builds relationships that help people reach their goals and improve their financial well-being. We’ve called the banks of the James River home for almost 60 years. Our employees live here, all decisions are made here. The money we make here stays here. We’re invested in this community because it’s our community too.

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