ROCHESTER — The Summit Federal Credit Union (Summit FCU) says Chris Modesti has been appointed chair of its board of directors.
Headquartered in Rochester, Summit FCU operates several branches in Central New York — Camillus, Clay, Cortland, Seneca Falls, and Syracuse.
A member of the board since 2013, Modesti also served on the supervisory committee for more than four years, including as chair, per an Aug. 20 posting on the Summit’s website.
Since 2019, Modesti has been the executive VP and CFO of Sweeteners Plus, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of sugar products in Lakeville in Livingston County.
Formerly president of Biomaxx, Inc., he remains on the company’s board. Modesti is also a director on the boards of Highland Hospital in Rochester and the Rochester chapter of Financial Executives International. He is a trustee of the University of Rochester Newman Interfaith Chapel, Summit FCU said.
Modesti holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing from Cornell University and an MBA degree from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester.