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 more than 140,000 credit union members and more than $1.7 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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Meet our board of directors.

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

BayPort Board of Directors
Standing left to right: Mary Campbell, Thomasina Wright, Paul Willis, Secretary/Treasurer Maureen Davis, Ray Bagley, Mary Cullen, George Wiatt, Paul Kirkland, Assistant Secretary Nancy Hill, Jennifer Miller. Seated left to right: First Vice Chairman Ted Stewart, Chairman Suzanne Beckstoffer, Second Vice Chairman Pam Rowe.

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

Sue Fernaays
Sue Fernaays

Chief Experience Officer

Nancy Porter
Nancy Porter

Vice President Marketing

Lewis Smith
Lewis Smith

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson

Vice President Electronic & Support Services

Craig Zuidema
Craig Zuidema

Vice President Consumer Lending

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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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Careers

Join the BayPort family.

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

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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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