Carla Cicero is President/CEO of Numerica. In addition, Carla serves on the Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) Executive Committee, the Innovia Foundation Board of Directors, the 2nd Harvest Board of Directors and Rosauers’ Board of Directors. Before becoming the President and CEO at Numerica, she served as President/CEO of Citizens First Credit Union in Oshkosh, Wisconsin for 19 years.
At the national level, Carla serves on the Board of the World Council of Credit Unions. Carla is a past board member of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and past board member and Chair of the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES). She was inducted into the CUES Hall of Fame in 2010.
In 2019, Carla was honored to receive the YWCA Women of Achievement Award. In 2016, she received the Dream Builders award for community service and received the Inland Northwest Catalyst Business Leadership Award in 2014. That same year, Numerica, under Carla's leadership, received the GSI AGORA Award for Business Excellence and the Spokane's Philanthropic Corporation of the Year Award. She is a past recipient of the Tempo International Distinguished Service Award, the Athena International Leadership Award, and the Sam Walton Business Leader Award. Carla received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. She has also completed the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES) Certified Chief Executive Institute, the CUES Advanced Leadership Institute, and the CUES MIT Innovation Institute.
On a personal note, Carla has a passion for serving the poor and marginalized. She also enjoys spending time with family, exercising, reading books, golfing, and good wine.