Staff and Board



Diane Hartz Warsoff

Chief Executive Officer

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Diane has worked in the nonprofit, for-profit, and public sectors throughout her career. She is delighted to be back in the nonprofit sector with CDCU. She has a strong banking background, specializing in commercial lending and credit policy development. As the first executive director of the Utah Nonprofits Association, Diane built the capacity and impact of Utah nonprofits. She is an active volunteer, serving on various boards and committees. Diane has a BS from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and earned her MBA at the Stern School of Business at NYU. Originally from Philadelphia, Diane and her family have loved the Utah mountains since their arrival in 1994.


Earl Stephenson

Chief Financial Officer

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Earl is a licensed CPA and began his career in public accounting in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he spent six years with PriceWaterhouse serving clients in oil and gas, high tech, manufacturing and real estate development industries.  Earl has spent the majority of his 28 year career working for large, multi-national corporations holding positions of director of accounting, financial controller, and group controller.

Earl is a graduate of Utah State University from which he holds Bachelor and Master of Accounting degrees.

Stephanie Hanson

Stephanie Hanson

Director of Home Buyer Services

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Stephanie has been with CDCU for nearly ten years, guiding the homeownership advising team as they served hundreds of families at risk of foreclosure during the recession. An expert in loss mitigation, home buyer education and sustainable homeownership, Stephanie is passionate about her work providing education that empowers homebuyers and homeowners to make better decisions to improve their financial future. Stephanie graduated from Utah State University with a BS degree in Family Finance. Stephanie and her husband have two amazing kids that fill their life with all things sticky, animated, and joyful.


Alicia Hill

Alicia Hill

Homeownership Advisor

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Brayan Nava

Loan Officer

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Carol LaFreniere

Home Sales Coordinator, Real Estate Agent

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Denise Hunsaker

Office Manager

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Jean Barton

Jean Barton

Accounting Manager

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Jeanette Cabral

Jeanette Cabral

Loan Coordinator

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Jeff Hayden

Jeff Hayden

Construction Manager

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June Hiatt

Homeownership Advisor

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Kristie Thorp HS

Kristie Thorp

Program Manager

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Luz Baxley

Luz Baxley

Homeownership Advisor

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Board of Directors

Christine Richman


GSBS Richman Consulting

Ann House

Vice President

Personal Money Management Center, University of Utah

Ryan Peel


Synchrony Bank

Dennis Astill

Past President

Dennis M. Astill, PC

George Coburn

Ally Bank

Tom Godfrey


Elliott Jenkins

Hamlet Companies

Gena Jones

Zions Bank

Kisty Morris

Morgan Stanley

Scott Roberts

Goldman Sachs

Kenneth Robertson


Zach Taylor

American Express