The Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce recently honored Tina Covington, Altura CU vice president of Business Development, left, with the Volunteer of the Year Award, and Ofelia Valdez-Yeager, Chairman of Altura CU’s Board of Directors, with the President’s Award.
Altura CU was honored as the 2017 “Outstanding Company for Women” by Hispanic Lifestyle magazine at its annual Latina Conference. Additionally, in separate events, Board Chairman Ofelia Valdez-Yeager, and Altura Vice President Tina Covington and Security & Records Manager Tanya Price were honored for their contributions to the community. According to Hispanic Lifestyle, Altura CU was selected as the Outstanding Company for Women in part because of its participation in and sponsorship of numerous women’s organizations and causes in the local community, saying it is a visible way for Altura CU to demonstrate its accountability and authenticity for gender inclusion. In staffing news, Altura CU promoted Robert Whitton to Chief Operating Officer, and Christopher Andrus to the newly created post of Chief Culture Officer in addition to serving as president of Altura’ CUs CUSO Auto Expert. Additionally, Aaron Lynn has been promoted to vice president of Auto Expert.