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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
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Press Release

Elisha González Bonnewitz Joins FAIRWINDS Credit Union
as Vice President of Community Relations and Government Affairs

FAIRWINDS Credit Union has added Elisha González Bonnewitz as a new vice president of community relations and government affairs to oversee activities in Brevard, Volusia and Tampa-area markets.

González Bonnewitz has an extensive background spanning more than two decades working with Orange County Public Schools, the U.S. Senate, Valencia College and Duke Energy. Her responsibilities have ranged from educational management and philanthropy to constituent outreach and issues management.

Aligned with FAIRWINDS’ commitment to its members and their communities, González Bonnewitz is active in the Central Florida community, serving on the boards of Heart of Florida United Way, CareerSource Florida and the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida.

She is a proud graduate of the University of Central Florida, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education K-12, and she holds a Master of Science in Educational Business Administration/Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.


FAIRWINDS Credit Union, led by President and CEO Larry Tobin, is headquartered in Orlando and is consistently ranked as one of the best financial institutions and employers in the region. Founded in 1949, the company has 619 employees. At FAIRWINDS, we want our members to achieve financial freedom. To do this we encourage our members to save more, eliminate debt, build wealth, and live generously, supporting them every step along the way. FAIRWINDS empowers members to pursue and achieve their personal and business goals by offering products and services that promote healthy spending and saving habits.