Women of the Year: Numerica's Carla Cicero empowers women to succeed and give back to their community

Carla Cicero took her first job at a credit union as a 17-year-old in her native Los Angeles. Within six years her career ambitions were clear: She...

November 21, 2022
11:32 PM

Carla Cicero took her first job at a credit union as a 17-year-old in her native Los Angeles. Within six years her career ambitions were clear: She aimed to become CEO of a credit union by the time was 35. 'And so I started working towards that,' she said. She beat her goal by three years. That was 30 years ago. Today, Cicero is the president and CEO of Numerica Credit Union, where she has overseen the organization's growth and given back to the community. Under Cicero's leadership, the Spokane Valley-based credit union has expanded to become the second largest in the region with 21 branches and more than 170,000 members.

Amy Edelen