Tansley Stearns is the Assistant Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Government Relations at Bethpage Federal Credit Union. In her current role she is responsible for driving strategy and innovation. In her previous roles at credit unions she was responsible for leading and driving business with all frontline teams, including the call center, branches, marketing, and business development. Tansley began her career in credit unions over 13 years ago.
She started her career leading an award winning marketing team for several years before expanding to lead branches and business development, further developing her sales experience. Tansley has been a key member of the Guiding Coalition at two credit unions, helping to build and develop sales and service cultures. She also helped her credit union win first place in both the Dora Maxwell and Louise Herring awards.
Tansley was one of the original credit union professionals chosen to be a participant in the Filene Research Institute’s i3 program. This innovative group identifies and creates new product, service and business models to transform the credit union industry. In her three years with i3, she worked with other credit union executives to create two innovative projects, including Smart Score and Decision Point.
Tansley earned her Bachelor of Arts dual degree in Psychology and English at the University of Michigan. Tansley is a Credit Union Executive Society Certified Marketing Executive and Certified Senior Executive. She is an Alumni Emeritus of Michael Neill and Associates.