Baylands Family Credit Union has a new president/CEO. The board of directors for the West Point-based financial institution announced last week that Teresa P. Mills has been appointed to the top administrative post.
A 13-year veteran employee, Millis replaces Christopher R. Burgess who will be retiring at the end of the month. Burgess has led the credit union since 2006.
During his tenure, Burgess led the credit union through the start-up and growth of the first new branch in James City County at Norge, followed by the addition of a home-grown branch at Bottoms Bridge in New Kent County. Later he led the credit union through a charter conversion, changing Baylands from being federally-chartered to becoming a state-chartered credit union under a new banner as Baylands Family Credit Union. Subsequently, an additional branch was added through a merger with Spruance Cellophane Credit Union to create the Chesterfield County branch. The assets of Baylands have grown steadily over Burg...
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