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2023 Election Notice

2023 Board of Directors Election Notice

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The Nominating Committee of Wings Financial has placed Cheryl Minks and Geoff Heck into nomination for the two seats up for election in 2023.

Cheryl Minks

Cheryl Minks

Wings Financial Board of Directors – Supervisory Committee Chair, Compensation Committee Member

Ms. Minks was first appointed as a Wings Associate Director in 2015 and was elected to the Wings Financial Board of Directors in March 2020. She currently serves as a member of the Wings Financial Board, Chair of the Supervisory Committee and member of the Compensation Committee. Ms. Minks currently holds the position of Chief Operations Officer, Senior Consultant with Benefit Comply. She has previously held the positions of Senior Vice President, Director of Client Services with Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting, Chief Administration Officer, Vice President of HR and HR Manger with US Federal Credit Union where she earned the CUNA Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designation. She closely monitors the legislative and legal environment and the state and federal mandates that impact businesses. Ms. Minks has a Bachelor of Science Degree in HR Management from Metropolitan State University. She received her Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and has passed several Fellow exams. Ms. Minks also has earned both her SPHR and SHRM-SCP designations and holds a life/accident/health insurance license in the state of Minnesota.

Geoff Heck

Geoff Heck

Wings Financial Board of Directors – Credit Committee Chair, Finance Committee Member

Mr. Heck was appointed as a Wings Associate Director in 2016 and was elected to the Wings Financial Board of Directors in March 2020. In addition to the Board, he also serves as the Chair of the Credit Committee and member of the Finance Committee. Mr. Heck has over 36 years of aviation-related experience with 26 of those at Signature Flight Support. He currently holds the position of Senior Vice President of Global Operations at Signature Flight Support where he is responsible for all operational activities at 200 locations within the North America Caribbean and Europe. Joining Signature Flight Support in 1995 he has held numerous management positions within the Signature network. His hobbies include golf, hockey and other family activities. Mr. Heck holds his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration as well as Associate of Science degrees in Professional Pilot and Business Aviation and various executive education certificates from University of St. Thomas, Emory University, Duke University and Henley University in the UK.