Peta Wales appointed President and CEO. Scott Hannah Retire
New Westminster, BC, January 10, 2023 /CNW/ – Credit Counseling Institute Announces Today Petah Wales Appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective date of transition. February 6thth, 2023.Wales succeed Scott HannahHe founded the non-profit organization in 1996 and announced his retirement after an illustrious 26-year career. Hannah will remain with the company for a few months to ensure a smooth transition.
Wales leverages over 20 years of leadership experience in financial services spanning sales, strategy, risk, operations and stakeholder engagement. Wales is an experienced executive, leader and mentor committed to ensuring our clients stay at the center of all decisions. Her Peta accomplishments in working with banks, credit unions and state regulators will serve her well in her newly appointed role at CCS.
Quote from Peta: “I’m thrilled to be joining an outstanding organization dedicated to helping Canadians solve their economic challenges. Managing an organization that makes a difference in people’s lives on a daily basis.” Knowing is deeply aligned with my values and I look forward to helping CCS continue this important work.”
Susan Ryanthe President of the Credit Counseling Society said, “On behalf of the Board, I would like to welcome Peta to the organization. We have the utmost confidence in her ability to lead us into the future.” Peta’s extensive experience and track record of continuing to thrive and innovate in CCS across the financial services sector while improving the economic well-being of Canadians, an increasingly important cause during these challenging times. There is no mistake.
Susan continued, “We bid farewell and thank you as we welcome Peta to CCS. Scott Hannah, for both his 26 years of dedicated service in founding organizations and helping hundreds of thousands of Canadians during his tenure. ”
“I am honored to be a part of such a cause,” said Hannah. “I am humbled by what we have achieved as an organization since our inception in 1996. I am confident that the next chapter of the Credit Counseling Society will be well written by Peta.” Scott Hannahresigned as President and CEO.
“While the Credit Counseling Association has a new president, we on the board want to ensure our vision is stronger than ever.” Susan Ryan, President of the Credit Counseling Association. “Under Peta’s leadership, our mission, core values and strategic plan continue to drive us forward.”
About Credit Consulting Society (CCS)
The Credit Counseling Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping consumers better manage their money and debt. CCS provides free and confidential credit counseling, debt service options, budgeting assistance, and financial education. Visit www.nomoredebts.org
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