Strategic changes made to support financial institution’s growth and service to members


(BEND, OR)—Mid Oregon Credit Union is pleased to announce the expansion of its Executive Leadership Team (ELT) to support the financial institution’s growth and better serve its members and Central Oregon communities. With over 38,000 members and close to $500 million in assets, these ELT changes will help position Mid Oregon for the long term.


Executive Vice President Kevin Cole has been elevated to the position of President. Cole joined Mid Oregon four years ago. During that time, he has played an instrumental role with the addition of the Sisters branch, 30 employees, and $200 million in assets.


Bill Anderson will remain as Chief Executive Officer with an increased focus on community relationships, organizational culture, and linking the Board of Directors to the credit union’s operation. Anderson joined Mid Oregon Credit Union 30 years ago. Under his leadership, Mid Oregon has grown from $19 million in assets, one office, and nine employees to nearly $500 million in assets, seven branches, and 125 employees serving more than 38,000 members.


Longstanding ELT member Kyle Frick will continue to serve as the Vice President of Marketing and Community Relations.


The new executives include:

  • Robert Dennis, Vice President of Risk Management
  • Sarah Hix, Vice President of Finance
  • Kari Joel, Vice President of Human Resources
  • Matt Mitchell, Vice President of Lending
  • Dawn Morrison, Vice President of Member Experience
  • Jeff Sanders, Vice President of Information Technology


All six new executives are internal promotions and have received training and mentorship to advance to these new roles.


Chief Risk Officer Maureen Rogers plans to retire in 2021.

“Working with our Board of Directors, Mid Oregon Credit Union has a clear vision and a robust strategic plan,” says Bill Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of Mid Oregon. “The expansion of the Executive Leadership Team supports our growth and service to our members and better positions our institution for the continued growth in Central Oregon.”


Mid Oregon Credit Union is a full-service, member-owned financial cooperative headquartered in and serving Central Oregonians since 1957. With over 38,000 members in Deschutes, Jefferson, Crook, Wheeler, Lake, and North Klamath Counties, Mid Oregon Credit Union partners with our members to meet their financial needs and help them achieve their dreams. For more information about our services and branch locations in Bend, Redmond, Madras, Prineville, La Pine, and Sisters, please visit