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FSU Credit Union Leadership Nominees

FSU Credit Union, a member-owned financial institution, is managed and lead by its Board of Directors. In addition, a volunteer Supervisory Committee is responsible for ensuring that the credit union’s Board of Directors and leadership engage in practices and procedures to properly safeguard members’ assets. The FSU Credit Union Nominating Committee has officially nominated Joel MoyeDave Sagaser,  and Dr. Stacy Sirmans for the open FSU Credit Union Board of Directors positions and Kimberly Grant for the open Supervisory Committee position. All Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee positions are voluntary and unpaid. We invite you to take a few minutes to learn more about the nominees.

Joel Moye was the Chairman of the Board for GPCE Credit Union prior to the merger with Florida State University Credit Union. He resides in Pensacola, FL with his wife of 45 years Linda. Mr. Moye retired as Supply Chain Manager from Gulf Power Company in June of 2019 after 36 years of working there. He has recently accepted a position as Staff Expeditor with Burns & McDonnell. Mr. Moye earned a Bachelor of Science from Troy University in Resource Management and an Associate of Science in Electronic Engineering.

Dave Sagaser previously served on the FSU Credit Union Board for 14 years in various roles including as board member, treasurer, and secretary. He recently retired after working for 40 years in higher education administration. His last position was the Director of Facility Operations for University Housing from 2003-2021 at FSU. Mr. Sagaser was Vice Chair of the CU Performance Group from 2006 to 2008 and acted as Chair of the Supervisory Committee (1998-1999) of the Northeast Arkansas Federal Credit Union. Mr. Sagaser is a graduate of Truman State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration/Political Science. He is originally from Macon County, Missouri. He resides with his wife, Min Zhang, in Tallahassee, Florida. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, hiking, traveling to historical sites, yard work, and fishing.

Dr. Stacy Sirmans is the J. Harold and Barbara M. Chastain Eminent Scholar in Real Estate at Florida State University. He has previously served as the Kenneth G. Bachelor Professor of Real Estate and Chair of the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate, and Legal Studies at FSU. He has held previous faculty appointments at Emory University and Clemson University. He has published over one hundred twenty papers in real estate and finance on a variety of topics and has been involved in numerous research projects for various agencies. He is co-author of Real Estate Finance and Investment, 8th Edition, and has been guest editor of several journals, including the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics and the Journal of Housing Economics. He has presented over one hundred ten papers at professional conferences and symposia, and he has served as PI or Co-PI on at least twenty-eight funded research grants on various real estate topics. He recently received the FSU College of Business 2023 Distinguished Faculty Research Award and has been awarded the David Ricardo Medal, which represents the highest recognition by the American Real Estate Society for scholarly work in the real estate discipline. Over the years, he has received nine best paper awards for papers presented at the ARES annual meetings. He is also a four-time winner of the Crystal Ball Award presented by Pulsenomics. His recent research has appeared in various media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Business Week, USA Today, Kiplinger Magazine, New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, and a number of other major news outlets. In the 1980s, Dr. Sirmans served as a Visiting Scholar to the Federal Home Loan Bank Board in Washington, DC. He is a past president of the American Real Estate Society and has served two terms on its Board of Directors. He currently serves on the ARES Foundation Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Housing Research, Journal of Real Estate Literature, and Seniors Housing and Care Journal.

Kimberly Grant has served Florida State University since August 2005. In 2021, she began leading the HR Application Services team. While in her new role she continues the support of Payroll Services, Employment & Recruitment Services, and other aspects of the Oracle-based Human Resource System. Ms. Grant earned her B.S. in English Education from Florida State University. She also is a founding member of the Women in Technology (WIT) community in Information Technology Services at FSU. Women in Technology (WIT) is a new community to support and advance women working in technology careers through networking, engagement and mentorship opportunities.

For more information, or to submit a nomination, contact the FSU Credit Union Nominating Committee chair Grant Abbott or call 850-224-4960.

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