William J. Mellin
President/Chief Executive Officer
William J. Mellin is the president and chief executive officer of the New York Credit Union Association. He is responsible for overseeing the Association and its affiliated entities, including OwnersChoice Funding, UsNet and the New York Credit Union Foundation.
He also serves on the board of directors for the League InfoSight Corporation, and he previously served on the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and Credit Union Service Corporation boards.
Prior to being appointed CEO, William was the senior vice president and chief operating officer of OwnersChoice Funding.
A native of New York, William grew up in the New York City metropolitan area. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts.
Edward W. Kovalefsky
Chief Financial Officer
Edward W. Kovalefsky is the Chief Financial Officer of the New York Credit Union Association & Affiliates. He is responsible for overseeing the finances—including the accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and audits—of the Association and its affiliated entities, which include OwnersChoice Funding, UsNet and the New York Credit Union Foundation.
Ed joined the Association as CFO in 1993. He went on to hold the roles of Chief Business Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President before being renamed CFO in 2018. Prior to joining the Association, Ed was a partner with a regional public accounting firm and the vice president/controller of a publicly traded insurance company. During his career, Ed has been actively involved in supporting various civic and not-for-profit organizations. He currently serves as chairman of the La Salle Institute board of trustees.
Ed graduated summa cum laude from the University at Albany with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.