“Working with men and women that play a key role in keeping our country safe is a driver to be strategic and innovative in my role,” Hazzard says. “I love educating members and helping them achieve financial well-being throughout their working years and into retirement.”
“We are excited for Rochelle to join the Tower team,” said Tom Poe, VP/Director of Marketing and Business Intelligence. “She brings over 20 years of credit union and sales experience, with expertise in developing and executing sustainable growth strategies. Rochelle will be instrumental in further expanding Tower’s field of membership and strengthening our community engagement.”
In her new role as Tower’s AVP of Business Development, Hazzard will lead and manage the credit union’s Business Development team, and develop and implement Tower’s business development strategy and community relations efforts. Hazzard will also oversee and manage the TowerCares Foundation, the credit union’s non-profit entity that supports local Veterans and children in need.
Before joining Tower, Hazzard was Director of Business Development at Northrop Grumman Federal Credit Union (NGFCU), located in Linthicum, Md. During her 22-year tenure at NGFCU, she held various positions in business development and branch/retail sales.
Hazzard holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Management and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance at the University of Baltimore. She lives in Harford County, Md. with her husband and has five children. In her spare time she enjoys travel and golfing.