Peoria, IL – CEFCU announces the retirement of Mary Conrady, and the management move of Doug Higgins.

Mary Conrady has been an employee of CEFCU for 41 years, last serving as the Vice President of Consumer Lending. In addition to her job responsibilities, she was also involved with many charities, including her service on the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Executive Board.

Doug Higgins was promoted to the position of Vice President of Consumer Lending. His job responsibilities include overseeing the growth of the Consumer Lending division, expanding existing products, and researching new products for implementation.

With assets totaling over $6.9 billion, CEFCU serves nearly 355,000 members through 26 Illinois Member Centers and 5 California Member Centers; the CEFCU Financial Center; the Money Center 24 ATM Network; CEFCU’s website,; the surcharge-free CO-OP ATM Network; and the CU Service Center Shared Branch Network.