First Community Credit Union recently hired two new employees in addition to promoting three.

New hires

Stephanie Peterson, originally from Jamestown, was hired as the operations coordinator-payments.

“I am excited to start my new journey with the FCCU family because I have heard wonderful things about how they operate and what they do to support our communities,” Peterson said.

Chelsey Francis, originally from Amarillo, Texas, was hired as a BSA and fraud specialist. In her role, she will be responsible for protecting members against fraud. Francis graduated from Colorado Technical University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance. She comes to FCCU with over nine years of experience in the financial industry including six years of working in fraud and loss prevention.

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“I’m looking forward to my new position with FCCU because I am ready to learn and grow in the fraud field as well as help our members be as safe and protected as possible,” she said.


Lindsey Schestler, originally from Jamestown, was promoted to card services manager. She will be responsible for managing the card services team and card services. Schestler has been working as the operations coordinator-plastic cards for over two years with FCCU.

“I am looking forward to my new position with FCCU as I enjoy learning," she said. "There is a lot of behind-the-scenes work that goes into making credit and debit cards work and I am excited to be a part of that.”

Bridget Carter was recently promoted from operations coordinator-member services to plastic cards coordinator. In her new role, she will coordinate the work on debit and credit cards. Carter has been with FCCU for over six years.

“I’m looking forward to my new position with FCCU because this is a whole new world for me and a great opportunity," Carter said. "I am very excited to learn and grow in this new challenge."

Kim Mattson was promoted from indirect lending and collections officer to collections manager. She has been with FCCU since 2009. Originally from Edmore, N.D., Mattson grew up in Baldwin, Kansas, before returning to Jamestown in 1993.

“I’m looking forward to my new position because I like a challenge as well as learning new things that I didn’t work with in my prior position," she said.