New England Federal Credit Union (NEFCU) announced recently that  Chris Halnon has joined the credit union as a Business Loan Officer in Rutland. This marks the first new service in Rutland’s region by Vermont’s largest credit union.

Chris has over 25 years of banking experience, including both branch management and business lending. Throughout his career he has worked with business owners of all sizes and from many industries, which has helped him understand the challenges and opportunities that businesses face. During his 15 years of commercial lending in the Rutland market, he has focused on building relationships and partnerships to help business owners achieve their financial goals.

Chris is a graduate of the University of Vermont with a degree in Business. He enjoys spending time with his wife and family and his hobbies include traveling, golfing, and officiating high school basketball.

“It is very exciting that an organization with such a strong track record and reputation has made the commitment to grow its presence in Southern Vermont,” noted Halnon. “I look forward to partnering with the entire NEFCU team on the continued goal of helping members achieve their financial goals and making member satisfaction a top priority.”