Supervisory Committee

Supervisory Committee

The four-member Supervisory Committee plays an important role in TruWest Credit Union’s governance. They ensure we operate in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). They also make sure that the plans, policies and procedures set forth by the Board of Directors are properly administered.

Steve Benton

Steve Benton

Steve has been a credit union member since 1993, with his term running through 2019. He has more than 20 years of experience in various corporate Finance & Accounting roles and is an Arizona native. During his free time, Steve is an avid trail runner and enjoys outdoor cooking, yoga and traveling.

Susanna DeFranco

Susanna DeFranco

Susanna has been a TruWest member since 2011, and her term runs through 2020. When she is not busy helping add to the TruDifference or working as a Finance Analyst at General Dynamics, Susanna spends her free time with her husband chasing their toddler son around, trying out new recipes (she loves cooking), and hanging with friends and family.”

Dean Dresser

Dean Dresser

Dean has been with our Credit Union since 2016, and his term ends in 2019. He is the Chief Financial Officer for Jimmy Evans Construction Company Ltd. He lives in Austin with his wife of 16 years, Debra, and their two Shetland Sheepdogs, Tessa and Reina. Additionally, Dean and Debra volunteer their free time as Board members for Austin Sheltie Rescue and Austin Opera. They love traveling, as well as cooking and hosting dinner parties in their home in Austin.