Board Members

Board of Directors

John T. McCollum —  Chairman

John had previously served on our Supervisory Committee in years past, but relocated to Macon, Georgia when American Tobacco closed. He has since retired and rejoined us in January of 2007. John has served as Board Treasurer for a number of years and in 2022 he was elected Vice Chairman.

Mickie W. Kelly — Secretary

Mickie joined the Credit Union in 1979, soon after going to work for the American Tobacco Company.  She served on the Supervisory Committee for 27 years, the last 5 as Chairman.  Since that time Mickey has been on the Board of Directors and has served as the Secretary of the Board for the last 13 years.

Barbara B. Childress

Barbara has served APFCU as a dedicated volunteer since 1980. She served as a member of the Supervisory Committee for 19 years, holding the position of Chairman for eight years. She was appointed to the Board of Directors in 1999. Barbara worked for the American Tobacco Company for a number of years and is currently retired.

Bryant Cohen

Since 2018, Bryant has been an instrumental Control Rooms Operator at Duke Energy, where he ensures the seamless operation of critical infrastructure.  Bryant has been a devoted member of the American Partners Federal Credit Union since 1991. Through his long-standing association, he has exhibited unwavering commitment to the financial well-being of the community, promoting the Union's core values of trust and cooperation.

Bryant also serves as a dedicated board member of the Last Dons Non-Profit, where he actively contributes to uplifting the lives of those in need.  As a Board Member of APFCU he is looking forward to helping shape the future of the Union and further empower its members to achieve financial success and prosperity.

Kevin S. Williams

Kevin S. Williams is employed at Kontoor Brands Inc., as an Information Systems Security Compliance Analyst. Kevin is instrumental in ensuring the processes/operations of Kontoor Brands used to handle, transmit and store credit card data is in compliance with the requirements set forth by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which was created by the payment brands VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Japan Credit Bureau (JCB) and the processes/operations of Kontoor Brands used to ensure compliance to the data security requirements of the federal law, Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Prior to employment at Kontoor Brands, Inc., Kevin was a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compliance Analyst / Operations Analyst at Market America | Inc. Prior to Market America |, Kevin was a Quality Consultant for a consulting firm that specialized in developing total quality management (TQM) programs for various industries. Kevin serves on the Board of Directors for Bellwood Village, Inc, as President of the Association, which is a home association located in Greensboro, NC. Kevin is an active member of the Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee Chairman of APFCU. 


Z. Villaseñor

Z. Villaseñor is the SVP of Compliance & Internal Audit for a national mortgage lender. Previously, she was employed at a federal credit union as the SVP of Compliance. Z has over 25 years’ experience in the mortgage lending, credit union, and banking industries and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Harold Shoffner

Harold Shoffner is a charter member of Sears Piedmont Employees FCU (GCMDC FCU) and served as Treasurer for 19 years.  Harold is a retiree from Sears after 47 years of service and he served on our Board of Directors from April 1995 to April 2022 and was our previous Board Vice Chairman.  Harold returned to Board service in July 2023.


Supervisory Committee Members

Kevin S. Williams — Chairperson 

Alice Setliff 

Ken Yates