About Us


Staff

Steve Brown

Steve Brown

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Steve became CEO of ACFCU in January, 2014. Prior to joining ACFCU, Steve served in senior leadership roles at Acxiom for 15 years. Before Acxiom, Steve worked in the commercial banking industry for over ten years specializing in commercial lending and the management of credit card portfolios. Although not a native of Benton, his wife (Gasha) and children (Josh & Megan) are all proud Benton high school graduates and he and his wife have lived in Benton for over 25 years. Steve is actively involved in our community with the Benton Chamber of Commerce and the Benton/Bauxite Rotary Club.


Cheryl Lucier-Tullos

Cheryl Lucier-Tullos

VICE PRESIDENT - FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

Cheryl joined ACFCU in March, 2018. Cheryl received her B.S. in Accounting from Lyons College, has her MAcc (Masters of Accountancy) and is now working towards obtaining her CPA. She has 20 years of accounting experience and five years of financial institution experience. Cheryl has been a resident of Saline County for five years and is a mother of four children, two of which are currently enrolled in the Bauxite School system.


Donna Stockton

Donna Stockton

TELLER SUPERVISOR

Donna has been with ACFCU since 2011 and has served in many roles during her tenure. She has worked in the banking industry for over 16 years and in retail for 10 years before that. Donna is a Benton native and serves on the board for the Royal Players, a non-profit organization in Saline County.


Melinda Brown

Melinda Brown

BOOKKEEPER

Melinda has been with ACFCU since March, 2002. Melinda has served our members in many roles during her time here and now focuses on accounts payables and other bookkeeping duties. Prior to joining ACFCU, Melinda worked for many years in her family's business. Melinda and her husband James have lived in Traskwood with their children for over 35 years.


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Wendy Halpin

CONSUMER LENDING MANAGER

Wendy Halpin is a Saline County native with three children and three grandchildren. Specializing in Mortgage Lending, Wendy has over 20 years of lending experience. She chose lending as a career because it allows her to stay connected with the people in her community. Her favorite aspect of lending is the opportunity to help change peoples lives.


Natalie Lawrence

Natalie Lawrence

CONSUMER LOAN OFFICER

Natalie has been with ACFCU since September, 2015. Prior to joining ACFCU, Natalie worked in the commercial banking and Credit Union industries for over 10 years. Natalie and her husband Chris have two daughters and have lived in Benton for over 25 years.


Paige Rhoades

Paige Rhoades

Collections officer & indirect lending specialist

Paige has been with ACFCU since July, 2014. Prior to joining ACFCU, Paige worked in the commercial banking industry for over 4 years. Paige and her husband, Jay have lived in Haskell since 2013 with their three children.


Andrea Rose

Andrea Rose

MEMBER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Andrea is a graduate of University of Phoenix, majoring in Business Management with a minor in Human Resource Management. She comes to Alcoa with over 12 years of customer service/management experience and has a passion for people. She loves the feeling of community and small town life that Saline County has to offer. She enjoys reading for fun, animals, and any activity that involves water! She lives in Benton with her husband and son and feels privileged to be a part of the Alcoa Community FCU Team!


Beth Boone

Beth Boone

TELLER

Beth has been with ACFCU since October, 2014. Prior to joining ACFCU, Beth worked at WalMart for over 3 years. She has been married for three years and loves spending all of her time with her son Aiden. Beth graduated from Benton High School in 2010 and has lived in Benton for 18 years.


Sara Rowell

Sara Rowell

MARKETING SPECIALIST

Sara joined the ACFCU team in May of 2017 as a part time imaging specialist and has since become a full time employee specializing in marketing and social media. Sara is a proud representative of ACFCU as an ambassador for the Benton Chamber of Commerce and enjoys being involved in community events. Living in Benton for over 10 years, Sara graduated from Benton High School in 2011 and loves spending time with her family and her dogs.


Ola Bramlett

Ola Bramlett

CONSUMER LOAN OFFICER

Although she officially retired in July of 2012, Ola remains a vital part of the ACFCU family working one day a week. Ola was with ACFCU in a full time capacity for over 12 years and when she retired was our lead loan officer. Prior to her tenure with ACFCU, Ola had over 30 years of experience in the commercial banking and insurance industries. Ola and her husband, Jim have lived in Benton for practically their whole lives.


Board of Directors

Unlike banks, members of the board of directors at your credit union are all volunteers, elected by ACFCU members at our annual meeting. The board of directors serves the membership by setting policies that govern your financial cooperative.

The current Board of Directors is comprised of the following members:

  • Frank Torres - Chairman

  • Tim Greer - Vice Chairman

  • Bob Tedford - Secretary/Treasurer

  • Joe Duvall

  • Dickie Kentner

The Supervisory Committee is comprised of the following members:

  • Randall Carroll - Chairman

  • Tommy Tarver

  • Brenda Vinyard