AFSA Board approves nominations of three new members

The AFSA Board of Directors recently approved the nominations of three executives to replace three board members, all of whom recently retired.

Susan Bridges, Chairman of the Board of Security Finance Corporation of Spartanburg, S.C., replaces Kent Younce, who retired from Security Finance. He was a member of the AFSA Board and AFSA Executive Committee. Bridges will serve on both the board and the executive committee.

Bridges joined Security Finance in 1989, and in 1993, was elected as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Security Finance Corporation of Spartanburg.

Jim Drotman, executive vice president for Ford Motor Credit Company’s operations in the United States and Canada, will replace Dale Jones, who retired from Ford Motor Credit. Drotman will replace Jones on both the AFSA Board and Executive Committee. 

Previously, Drotman was executive director, Sales and Marketing, Ford Credit Europe. He joined Ford Credit in 1993 as a customer service representative

Carlos Minetti, President of Consumer Banking at Discover Financial Services (DFS), will take the AFSA Board seat of Kelly McNamara Corley, who retired from Discover Financial Services January 31, 2019. She served on the AFSA Board of Directors since 2001.

Minetti is a member of the DFS Executive Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of Discover Bank and the Bank of New Castle, Del. He joined Discover in 2001 as the EVP of Cardmember Services.