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Richard Casey Named Chairman of the Board at Affinity Federal Credit Union

Basking Ridge, New Jersey – June 30, 2010

Affinity Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Richard P. Casey, founder of The Casey Group, Inc., a Parsippany-based business and technology services company, has been named chairman of the board.

Casey has been a volunteer director on the board for the past five years. He has assisted on multiple committees including the CEO Compensation Committee, the Ownership and Acquisitions Committee, and the ALCO Committee, and currently serves as Chairman of the Regulatory and Political Issues Committee and liaison to the CUSO Board.

“As a member of Affinity’s board of directors for five years and a 20-year veteran of the information technology business, Rich definitely has the skills and background to represent Affinity Federal Credit Union in this highly esteemed position,” said Affinity President & CEO John Fenton.

In addition to his Affinity board experience, Casey has participated in the CUES Directors Conference and the London Business School Directors Leadership Institute. Casey also completed a three-year executive management program for owners, presidents and managers and attended the Advanced Learning Institute at the Harvard Business School. Casey has held a position on the board of directors at BodyLogic MD, as well as membership in the New Jersey and Morris County Chambers of Commerce. Casey was also named Morris County Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year, 2002 by the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. He was also nominated for the 1996 Computerworld Smithsonian Award, a program dedicated to identifying the men and women, organizations and institutions that are leading the information technology revolution.

Casey’s business, The Casey Group, Inc., is a recognized leader in the information technology (IT) industry for enabling its customers to successfully implement proven technologies to achieve business success.

“It is my hope that my extensive volunteer experience with the Affinity board and its various committees, combined with that of my other board positions and overall business acumen, will continue to benefit both Affinity and its members,” said Casey. “Thus far, my experience with Affinity has shown me that this organization is truly ‘best in class’ and always striving to improve, and I’m delighted to be part of that process.”

The Affinity board of directors includes Richard P. Casey, chairman; Regina M. O'Connor, 1st vice chair; Ricci O. Granberg, 2nd vice chair; John M. Gumersell, board secretary / treasurer; Mary D. Barrington; G. Chris Haskell; Jennifer Wanling Ho; Irena Kaler and Gregory T. Simpson. The supervisory committee includes John R. McGovern; Richard A. Romano; Andrew J. Chen and board liaison Irena Kaler. The board emeritus includes Chairman Emeritus Michael T. Kzirian and Director Emeritus Michael G. Clinton.

Affinity Federal Credit Union:

Affinity Federal Credit Union, New Jersey’s largest credit union, is a member-owned, not-for-profit, full-service financial institution with 16 branches throughout northern and central New Jersey with more than 132,000 members from more than 2,000 businesses and organizations and total assets in excess of $1.9 billion. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, Affinity Federal Credit Union has been offering superior financial services with a member-oriented focus since 1935. For more information, visit www.affinityfcu.org.

About the Casey Group:

Meeting today's business with tomorrow in mind.

The Casey Group is a business and technology services firm recognized as a Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner and an IBM® Business Partner that specializes in helping companies, across a variety of industries, make use of people, processes and technology more effectively than ever before. Since it’s founding in 1989, The Casey Group strives to strategically develop and integrate business processes with software development and information technology services that enhance revenue and reduce expenses.

To learn more about The Casey Group, visit http://www.caseygrp.com or call (877) 227-3947. The Casey Group is located at 77 East Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ, 07054.