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This is who we are.

Organized as Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. Employees’ Credit Union in 1928 to serve the financial needs of shipyard employees and their families, today BayPort Credit Union is rated a Superior 5-Star Credit Union by Bauer Financial and services individuals and businesses of the Virginia Peninsula, Southside, and surrounding coastal communities.

With nearly 148,000 credit union members and more than $2.2 billion in assets, our purpose and philosophy remain faithful to our motto of people helping people. BayPort is committed to developing long-term prosperity for our communities by committing to our members’ financial well-being. That viewpoint and the resulting culture has earned us the following recognition.

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Our membership is open to the community.
We offer all the same products and services available through banks.
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Meet our Board of Directors.

BayPort’s Board members are elected, and all positions are unpaid volunteer positions.

Maureen Davis
Maureen Davis

Chairman

Suzanne Beckstoffer
Suzanne Beckstoffer

First Vice Chairman

Pam Rowe
Pamela Rowe

Second Vice Chairman

Jennifer Miller
Jennifer Miller

Secretary/Treasurer

Ray Bagley
Ray Bagley

Assistant Secretary

Mary Cullen
Mary Cullen

Dinetta Hill
Dinetta Hill

Craig Holley
Craig Holley

LeMeshia Steele
LeMeshia Steele

George Wiatt
George Wiatt

Thomasina Wright
Thomasina Wright

Don King
Don King
Director Emeritus

Bob Sterling
Bob Sterling

Director Emeritus

Ted Stewart
Ted Stewart
Director Emeritus

Paul Willis
Paul Willis
Director Emeritus

The BayPort Foundation

Enriching lives through financial wellness and education.

Newly established in 2021, the BayPort Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity that focuses on philanthropic efforts promoting wellness and financial literacy education. We believe everyone deserves to be happy, healthy, and financially wise.

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Careers

Join the BayPort family.

We’re looking for other people who feel called to help fulfill our credit union philosophy of “people helping people.” Grow professionally, personally, and enjoy the unique satisfaction of helping your neighbors make financial wins.

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Say hello to our Executive Leadership.

Representing over 175 years of collective experience with BayPort.

Jim Mears
Jim Mears

Chief Executive Officer

Stan Leicester, II
Stan Leicester, II

Executive Vice President

Wendy Brown
Wendy Brown

Chief Human Resources Officer

Jennifer Coyne
Jennifer Coyne

Chief Operations Officer

Tonya Edwards
Tonya Edwards

Vice President Business Banking

Sue Fernaays
Sue Fernaays

Chief Experience Officer

Jennifer Little
Jennifer Little

Vice President Mortgage

Nancy Porter
Nancy Porter
Vice President Marketing

Lewis Smith
Lewis Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Ira Williams
Ira Williams
Vice President Member Experience

Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson
Vice President Electronic & Support Services

 

Craig Zuidema
Craig Zuidema
Vice President Consumer Lending

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1928 original BayPort Board of Directors

A historically strong legacy.

Since 1928, we’ve been helping our members improve their financial well-being. Here’s the story of how we’ve evolved as a credit union.

Stroll down memory lane ▸

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We’ve always got good news.

See what’s happening at BayPort Credit Union. Download our latest newsletter and browse recent articles, press releases, and announcements.

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Your savings federally insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. National Credit Union Administration, a U.S. Government Agency.

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