Suffolk Federal Credit Union Announces Promotion of Charles Schembri

Suffolk Federal Credit Union (SFCU) has announced that Charles Schembri has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Experience Officer. In his new position, he continues to be responsible for leading Suffolk Federal’s member-facing channels, including Branches, Contact Center, and Digital, while also newly overseeing the Deposit and Card Operations teams. Mr. Schembri previously served as Suffolk Federal’s Senior Vice President, Retail Banking.

“Charles is an innovative leader who has made a significant impact in enhancing our member experience, including implementing a Net Promoter Score program, reorganizing workflows to enhance contact center service levels, and designed a dedicated Digital channel strategy,” said Michele Dean, CEO & President, Suffolk Federal. “We are excited to have him drive key initiatives forward as he chairs multiple Strategic Committees overseeing many of our corporate efforts slated for this year and beyond.”

Mr. Schembri commented, “I look forward to continuing to support our highly dedicated channel leaders and their teams to ensure that our members remain at the center of everything we do.  It’s an exciting time to be an employee and member at Suffolk Federal – we continue to execute on our growth plans while enhancing member experiences and helping our members achieve their financial goals across both Suffolk and Nassau Counties.”

About Suffolk Federal Credit Union
Suffolk Federal Credit Union is a local not-for-profit cooperative financial institution owned and operated by its members. It was chartered in 1967 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). The volunteer-directed credit union has assets in excess of $1.5 billion, 10 branches and over 65,000 members, including partnerships with Suffolk County employees and unions. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or regularly conducts business in Nassau and Suffolk counties as well as immediate family members of current membership. Suffolk Federal Credit Union was named the #1 credit union on Long Island and the #2 credit union in New York State by Forbes. To learn more, visit or call 631-924-8000.

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