June 7, 2021

Headshot of LUSO originator Russ Kelly

LUSO Federal Credit Union, serving members and communities in Hampden County since 1971, is pleased to announced that Russ Kelly has been appointed Loan Originator in the credit union’s Ludlow branch. In his position, Kelly will be responsible for residential loan origination and will work closely with a network of local real estate and business professionals to assist members with all aspects of the home-buying process, from application to closing.

Kelly, who resides in Ludlow, comes to LUSO Federal Credit Union with 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. Previously, he served as a mortgage and financial advisor for Coastal Financial Services and financial business development manager for Santander.

“We are excited to have Russ join our dedicated team of lending professionals,” said Jennifer M.G. Calheno, President and CEO of LUSO Federal Credit Union. “We take great pride in providing unparalleled service, real estate lending expertise, financial counseling, and more to help our members on the journey to home ownership. We know that Russ’s background and extensive experience in financial services will be of great value to both LUSO and our members.” 

A native of Scotland, Kelly received a Bachelor of Marketing and Management degree from the University of Paisley (UK).

“I’m looking forward to putting the needs and wants of our members at the forefront of what we do,” said Kelly. “I’m excited to work with local realtors and our lending partners to ensure we are offering the best options and service for our members whilst supporting businesses in our local communities.”

For more information about LUSO Federal Credit Union or to become a member, visit www.lusofederal.com or call (413) 589-9966. To follow Russ Kelly on social media, visit www.facebook.com/LusoLending.


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