Coastal Federal Credit Union has promoted Allen Kannan to Vice President of Business Transformation. In that role, Kannan will lead the Business Transformation team, which is tasked with creating process and workflow improvements across all business units, improving service for Coastal’s members, leading major corporate projects and integrating enterprise-wide support systems.
Kannan has 23 years of credit union experience, including 13 at Coastal. His background includes functions in information technology, accounting, and product and channels development. Most recently, he served as Director of Data Validation within the Business Transformation team, where he was an integral part of Coastal’s conversion to a new core processor, an extensive, two-year undertaking that saw the credit union implement several new member-facing and back office systems.
Kannan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Virginia Tech and is a graduate of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions’ (NAFCU) Management Development Institute program.