Eric Church

Eric P. Church started his 34 year financial career as a CPA for a local public accounting firm, Stegman & Company, in 1983.  After working with many commercial clients, with a concentration in credit unions, Mr. Church was hired by one of his clients, First Financial Federal Credit Union of Maryland, as their Vice President of Finance and Information Technology in 1994. 

During his 20 year tenure in this position, he led all aspects of finance, accounting and information technology while assisting the Board of Directors in the development of strategic direction. In January 2015, Mr. Church was named President/CEO of First Financial FCU. He is currently responsible for management of all aspects of strategic, financial and operational initiatives for this $985 million organization.

A leader by example, Mr. Church creates and maintains an environment of financial and operational integrity, translates objectives into actionable plans, and guides them to successful implementation.

He was born and raised in the Baltimore, MD area, and is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Certificates in Accounting and Finance.

He currently lives in Ellicott City, Maryland with his wife, Alison; they have two children.  Outside interests include sports, running and travel.