Community Foundation of Westmoreland County

Maria Lavelle

Maria A. LaVelle is the chief executive officer of PHEPLE Federal Credit Union in Greensburg, a role she has maintained for the past 21 years. The credit union currently serves over 16,000 members with $110 million in assets. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business and her MBA from Point Park University.

In addition to the CFWC Advisory Board, Maria also sits on the boards of Western PA Diaper Bank and the Westmoreland County Chamber of Commerce. She has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Credit Union National Association and the National Credit Union Foundation. In addition, she has served on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Credit Union Advisory Council, and Chair of the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association.

Maria received her Masters Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Science in Business Management, both from Point Park University.

Maria resides in Murrysville.  She has two beautiful daughters, Ciara and Selena and a grandson R.J.