CorePlus Appoints New Chair & Vice-Chair

CorePlus Federal Credit Union has appointed Jean Swift of Preston to serve as chair of its board of directors. Jean succeeds Susan Dowling who has served as chair of the board since 2020. Nancy Bulkeley of Pawcatuck will serve as Vice-Chair.

Jean Swift is Interim Chief Financial Officer to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and previously served as Tribal Council Treasurer until December 2018. Jean is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Connecticut and a CorePlus Board Member since 2018. Jean also serves on the Board for the Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce and recently completed a 3-year term on the IRS Advisory Council, Tax Exempt and Governmental Entities Subgroup. Jean has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from DeVry University.

Nancy Bulkeley is the Senior Community Affairs Representative for Dominion Nuclear Connecticut. Nancy has been in the Nuclear Industry for 25 years, in the areas of human resources, communications and public affairs. In her current position, Nancy is responsible for representing her company and its policies and programs in the community. She is the primary interface to local governmental and community groups not only in nuclear related discussions but as a key interface for the local charities that are part of Dominion’s focus as a responsible member of the community. Nancy has served on committees and boards for several non-profit organizations in her community. She supports education programs through tours, community outreach, special events, and establishes and promotes minority outreach programs.

CorePlus Federal Credit Union, founded in 1936, currently has 7 full service branches locally in Norwich, East Lyme, Waterford, Groton, Pawcatuck, Plainfield and Foxwoods. CorePlus currently has more than 27,131 members and $289 million in assets. CorePlus Federal Credit Union is managed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors along with President and CEO, Nicholas K. Fortson. For more information call 860-886-0576 or visit our website at