Suffolk Federal is proud to announce the promotion of Debra Kaminski of Islip to Director of Collections and Portfolio Analysis. In this position, Kaminski is responsible for overseeing all collection activity, evaluating analytics of Suffolk Federal’s loan portfolio and managing loss mitigation processes and the loan workout program, which helps members struggling financially to maintain home ownership. She also manages all foreclosure activity, property maintenance and vacant property requirements. She provides leadership, mentoring and training to all Collections staff at the credit union. Prior to this position, Kaminski served as Suffolk Federal’s Director of Collections.
During her employment at Suffolk Federal, Kaminski has implemented new process controls and procedures, which have improved efficiencies and positive change, along with leading the implementation of several high-profile projects.
“We are truly happy to have Debra leading this department at Suffolk Federal,” said Ralph D. Spencer, Jr., President & CEO of Suffolk Federal. “She is a valued member of the credit union’s management team. With more than 10 years of experience in credit, consumer and commercial collections, and treasury management, we are confident that her abilities and expertise will continue to contribute to the overall success of the credit union.”
Kaminski has been employed at Suffolk Federal since 2013. Prior to joining Suffolk Federal, she was employed at Standard Microsystems Corporation in Hauppauge as the Senior Manager Corporate Credit and Assistant Treasurer.
Kaminski is a graduate of Dowling College where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Finance. She additionally earned an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Nassau Community College. She personally supports nonprofit organizations that lead the way in research for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease).