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Sharon Renaud

Delta Community Appoints Matthew J. Sullivan to Board of Directors

Financial Services Professional Has More than 30 Years of Experience
And Expertise in Commercial Banking

ATLANTA (April 2, 2015) – Delta Community Credit Union (, Georgia’s largest credit union with $4.8 billion in assets and more than 314,000 members, announces the addition of Matthew (Matt) J. Sullivan to its Board of Directors. Sullivan has spent more than 30 years in the financial services industry and brings extensive experience in commercial banking to Delta Community.

“We’re delighted to welcome Matt to our Board,” said Chairman Jim Diffley. “His experience with commercial lending and banking will further strengthen Delta Community’s commitment to provide superior products and services to our growing member base.”

“As Delta Community celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2015, I feel privileged to join its Board of Directors,” said Sullivan. “The Credit Union is well-positioned to add much needed value in the local marketplace for commercial banking in the years ahead. I look forward to contributing to this strategy and the Credit Union’s service mission overall.”

Sullivan is a Co-Founder and Partner of Peachtree Equity Partners in Atlanta. He previously served as Managing Director at Wachovia Corporation and within the Investment Banking Department at Kidder Peabody & Co. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting from the University of Pennsylvania.

In accordance with the Credit Union’s bylaws, the Board expanded its size from nine to ten directors to appoint Sullivan, and his seat carries a two-year term expiring in 2017. Nine of the ten directors qualify as independent, with Hank Halter, Delta Community’s CEO, serving as the sole director from management.

About Delta Community Credit Union

Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing consumers better service and value on the deposit, loan, investment and insurance products they use to manage their household expenses and save for the future. Delta Community was founded in 1940 by eight employees of Delta Air Lines and has become Georgia’s largest credit union with $4.8 billion in assets and 26 convenient branch locations. In addition to serving Delta Air Lines’ employees, the Credit Union now welcomes residents of 11 metro Atlanta counties and employees of more than 140 other businesses, including Chick-fil-A, RaceTrac and UPS. Please visit to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at and Twitter at @deltacommunity.