Christie Clark

Christie L. Clark is CEO, President and Treasurer of ACT 1st Federal Credit Union (formerly Allegany County Teachers FCU) in LaVale, Maryland.

Clark has nearly 20 years of experience within the financial services industry, 15 of those with ACT 1st FCU. She began working at the credit union as an Administrative Assistant in 2003 and was promoted to Vice President of Member Service in 2006, managing the Member Service Department, Marketing, Compliance and Operations.

In 2008, Clark became the credit union’s only Vice President. Her job responsibilities expanded into that of both a Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operations Officer. The Lending and Collections Departments, Branch Operations and Information Technology were added to her portfolio.

Since becoming CEO, Clark and her team have successfully implemented a name change to ACT 1st Federal Credit Union. Under Clark’s leadership, ACT 1st FCU now has a community-based charter in five counties including Allegany County and Garett County, Maryland, Mineral County and Hampshire County, West Virginia, and Bedford County, PA. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Allegany Museum.

Clark has a B.S. in Accounting from Franklin University and an MBA from Frostburg State University.