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Millbury Federal Credit Union (MCU) recently announced the election of E. Bernard Plante as chairman of the Board of Directors

E. Bernard Plante is the new chairman of the board at Millbury Federal Credit Union

Millbury Federal Credit Union (MCU) recently announced the election of E. Bernard Plante as chairman of the Board of Directors
MCU President/CEO Joseph F. Barbato also announced a number of promotions and appointments, and welcomed all of the individuals to the team in their new capacities.




Alise Breton, Keiran Holahan, Robert Leonardi and Thomas Clancy are all taking on new roles.

Mr. Plante has served MCU as a voluntary member of the Board of Directors for eighteen years. He replaces Robert L. LeClaire as Board president. Mr. LeClaire held that role for sixty-one years.
Mr. Plante is a resident of Millbury and well-known in town for his many contributions. He was a member of the Millbury Board of Selectmen for twenty-four years, including sixteen as chair. His other credits include having served with the Millbury Cemetery Commission, as town auditor, and as chair of the Shaw School Building Committee. He is a charter member of the Millbury Lions Club.
A graduate of the New England School of Accounting and the Williams College School of Banking, he is a veteran banking official who has worked with MCU, Bank of Boston and Shawmut National.
Alise Breton of Dudley has been promoted to VP and Retail Director at MCU. She has fourteen years of banking experience, including twelve with MCU. She will oversee the four outlying MCU branches and continue as social media manager. She is a graduate of Worcester State University.
Keiran P. Holahan of Northbridge has been promoted to senior VP and chief executive officer. Mr. Holahan joined MCU in 2021 as chief financial officer. A magna cum laude graduate of Providence College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, he has thirty years of credit union and banking experience.
Robert Leonardi of Douglas has been appointed vice president and controller by MCU. Mr. Leonardi has more than twenty years’ experience in the accounting and financial services industry. He graduated cum laude from Nassau Community College.
Thomas Clancy has been appointed vice president and IT manager at MCU. A UMass Amherst graduate, he has extensive experience in banking operations and IT management.
Millbury Federal Credit Union began with twenty members and total assets of $100 in 1934. Today, MCU has assets in excess of $460 million with offices in Millbury, Auburn, Worcester and South Grafton.