Martinsville credit union names chief information officer
Cheri Spence joins ValleyStar
Martinsville-based ValleyStar Credit Union announced Thursday it has hired Cheri Spence as its first chief information officer.
Spence joined the ValleyStar board of directors in 2019 as the result of a merger with Entrust Financial Credit Union, where she served as chairwoman. She most recently served as vice president and CIO of Richmond-based nonprofit ChildFund.
With more than 20 years of corporate information technology experience, she also previously served as global CIO for the International Mission Board.
She earned her engineering and computer science degree from Virginia Tech and her master’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Founded in 1953, ValleyStar has more than $500 million in assets and operates in Collinsville, Danville, Martinsville, Richmond, Roanoke, Rocky Mount and Waynesboro.