Jason Sasena became Chief Strategy Officer of Alaska USA Federal Credit Union in October 2021.
Sasena brings more than 20 years of experience as a thought leader in the mortgage banking industry, overseeing residential mortgage leadership, marketing and technology. Previously, he served as Chief Lending Officer at Westerra Credit Union and as Senior Vice President of National Mortgage Production at Lake Michigan Credit Union.
In his career, Sasena has also held leadership roles with Kinecta Federal Credit Union, JP Morgan Chase, GMAC Residential Capital and ditech.com. He is an active member of several industry associations including the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the Certified Mortgage Banker’s (CMB®) Society. He also actively serves on the American Credit Union Mortgage Association (ACUMA) Board of Directors.
Sasena is a contributing author of “The Mortgage Professionals Handbook.” He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Midland, Michigan-based Northwood University and a Master’s Degree in Internet Marketing from Orlando, Florida-based Full Sail University. He is also a graduate of the Cardwell Group 306/2 Leadership Symposium.