Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed), the second largest credit union credit card issuer, has named a new executive vice president of business development and government and community affairs.
Tamara Darvish joins the PenFed executive team having recently left her post as executive vice president of the DARCARS Automotive Group, which includes more than 30 franchises in the Greater Washington Community and is one of the top 20 groups in the U.S.
Darvish has deep and extensive executive experience in automotive retailing, and has been widely acclaimed for her successful efforts in government affairs at the national level while serving as a board member with the National Automobile Dealers Association. She is a highly respected and widely recognized leader in the Washington business community; having served as chair of the Washington Area New Auto Dealers Association and on the executive committee of the Greater Washington Board of Trade.
She was named Philanthropist of the Year for Montgomery County in 2014, and has been honored for her work with The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Darvish has a special interest in financial literacy education and serves on Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot’s financial literacy committee.
PenFed serves 1.3 million members worldwide; with nearly $18 billion in assets.
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