CHERRY HILL, N.J. – Martin Banecker is retiring from Campbell EFCU as president/CEO effective January 15th after 30 years of continuous service. David Ardire, VP Finance, will assume the role of CEO on January 15th.
Banecker began his career with Campbell EFCU in November of 1982 as the Assistant General Manager when it was $18 million in assets. The credit union is now approximately $166 million in assets.
Prior to his employment with the credit union, Banecker was an NCUA examiner for eight years in the Philly/South Jersey region and before that worked at UPS after graduating from college.
Banecker said one of his proudest achievements was not laying off any employees over his 30 years. He loved his job everyday and has been blessed with excellent staff over the years. Banecker was responsible for starting the credit unions’ first checking account and ATM card programs.
Ardire began his career at Campbell Employees FCU in 1979 as an accountant/systems manager. He left to pursue various financial roles in Campbell Soup Company and prior to returning to the credit union was Vice President Finance at Piramal Glass – USA.
For 25 years he remained active as a volunteer with the credit union, serving on the Audit Committee and then as a Board Member. He returned to the credit union in 2011 as Vice President Finance.