First Tech Federal Credit Union announced the appointment of Jeff Prelle as its first chief risk officer.

Prelle will report to the First Tech board of directors and President and Chief Executive Greg Mitchell. He is charged with leading key parts of First Tech’s credit risk management function, cyber and information technology risk management divisions, and second line of defense operations.

With more than 20 years of leadership experience, including at Moody’s Analytics, Prelle served as the executive vice president of Enterprise Risk at Cadence Bank in his most recent role.