During his tenure at TFCU, Stansberry helped guide the credit union through the Great Recession and introduced more digital banking options, including an online app and the state’s first interactive video ATMs.
As a result, Stansberry said, TFCU was well positioned to serve clients during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, offering members short-term loans through its online app as an alternative to interest-bearing “payday loans”. raised. “
Stansberry said she was proud the credit union did not cut its annual charitable giving program during the pandemic. This year, TFCU donated a total of $ 60,000 to Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse, Youth On Their Own, Tucson Pride, Mobile Meals of Southern Arizona and YWCA Southern Arizona.
In the workplace, Stansberry said she tried to apply lessons learned as she rose through the ranks at TFCU to create a family and supportive environment, with flexible hours, extended family time off and paid time off. up to eight hours per year of volunteer time.
Recently announcing Stansberry’s impending retirement, TFCU Board Chairman Bryan Benz said she has helped create “a culture of development and progress” at TFCU.
“She has been a mentor to many and her influence has had a lasting impact on generations of credit union professionals,” Benz said.