CEO, Newark Board of Education Employees CU (Newark, NJ)
A visionary in the financial services space, Mr. Richard Garcia is the Chief Executive Officer at Newark Board of Education Employees Credit Union (NBEECU) - a $30 million financial services company headquartered in Newark, New Jersey. With over 30 years of experience and having held a variety of executive positions in the banking and credit union industries, Mr. Garcia has been able to establish himself as a true expert specializing in areas of commercial lending, financial analysis, business lending, residential lending and consumer lending, and community engagement.
As a seasoned financial services executive, he is passionate about helping other teammates and colleagues advance within the industry. He enjoys developing, growing, and managing teams of banking professionals and mentoring future financial services executives.
Mr. Garcia has been recognized by many organizations for his extraordinary commitment to his community. This has allowed him to serve with distinction on several nonprofit and government boards and receive several awards and citations over the years.
Mr. Garcia is a proud alum of William Paterson University, where he received his Bachelor’s degree. With the conviction that education is the key to success, Mr. Garcia is always improving his skills and learning new ways of doing things.
While his career has taken him around the nation, Mr. Garcia is proud to call New Jersey home. Mr. Garcia loves people, and this is why his mission is setting a new standard for how to educate, serve, and contribute to his community.