2024 Board Member Nominees


Michael A. Meyers

Michael has been a credit union member since 1985 and a member of Premier Members Credit Union Board of Directors since 2010. For more than 15 years, Michael has served on the Executive Committee in the capacity of Board Secretary, Board Treasury, Vice Chair and Chairmen. Michael was appointed to the Premier Members Board of Directors in January 2010 as part of the merger between Premier Members Credit Union and Colorado United Credit Union where Michael had served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Colorado United Credit Union for 16 years.

Michael is currently an independent IT consultant. He has over 39 years of experience with companies like National Park Service, Boeing, US West, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and United Technology Corporation and has held multiple positions in management in the areas of Information Systems, software development, and data management and analysis. Michael received his degree in Computer Information Systems from Regis University.

Brian Gisi

Brian has been a dedicated member of Premier Members Credit Union since 1986 and took on the role of a Director on the Board in 2015. Before joining the Board, Brian contributed his expertise as a member of the Supervisory Committee from 2002 to 2007. Subsequently, he served as a member of the Advisory Board from 2007 to 2015.

During the period spanning 1997 to 2021, Brian held multiple leadership positions within IBM in Boulder. He held management positions within the IBM Business Continuity team and the IBM Real Estate and Data Center Services organization. Brian’s current role is the Director of Real Estate and Data Center Services, where he oversees the Kyndryl real estate portfolio for North America. In this capacity, he leads a team consisting of over 200 employees, partners, and vendors, all dedicated to the support of one million square feet of data center operations and five million square feet of office space. His responsibilities include the financial management of client service delivery support with an annual budget exceeding $270 million. Additionally, he plays a crucial role in providing strategic guidance for portfolio expansions and transformations across more than fifty campuses in the United States and Canada.

Beyond his professional life, Brian resides in Monument with his wife, who is a mathematics teacher in Douglas County, and his son, a senior at Rock Canyon High School.

Harvey A. Kamionka

Harvey has been a member of the credit union since 1995 and has served on the Board of Directors since 2012, holding the roles of Vice Chairman and Treasurer during that time. Before joining the board, he spent four and half years on the Advisory Board and participated in the Asset Liability Management Committee. Additionally, he spent ten years on the credit union’s Supervisory Committee; the last five as Chairman.

Harvey holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a Master of Business Administration from Regis University. He currently works at Paramount as a Software Engineering Manager. Prior to Paramount, he was a Product Manager at Sling TV, and led software development and quality teams at Oracle, Sun Microsystems and Storagetek.

Jim Ellis

Jim has been a member since 2002 and has served on the Board of Directors since 2002, where he held the positions of Treasurer and Secretary. His involvement in the merger of Mile High Turkey Federal Credit Union with Premier Members Credit Union led to his being invited to join the Board in December 2002. Jim served on Mile High Turkey’s Board of Directors for nearly seventeen years where he held positions of Treasurer and Chairman.

Jim earned his BS in Accounting from the University of Colorado and worked for Butterball/ConAgra/Longmont Foods for twenty-three years. He was the assistant controller and oversaw Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Payroll, Fixed Assets and Live Production. He is currently broker/owner of The New Century Group, a Real Estate Sales, and Property Management firm.

Jim currently works part-time at the University of Colorado in Boulder and has been working there since 2011. He enjoys spending time with his four grandchildren, in addition to skiing and reading.

Wayne Turnacliff

Wayne has been a Premier Members Credit Union (PMCU) member since 1979, a member of the Board of Directors since 2001 and has served as the Chairman of the PMCU Board. Prior to moving to the Board, Mr. Turnacliff served on the BVCU Supervisory Committee.

Wayne has a bachelor and master’s in engineering and is a retired Vice President of Production and Test Operations from Ball Aerospace.