First Source Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce several new staff
appointments. Tony Fumarola has been promoted to Assistant Branch Manager of the Rome Branch; John Calabrese has been promoted to Director of Lending and Technology, and has been appointed to the Executive Management Team; Christopher Dovi, Director of Member Services has been appointed to the Executive Management Team; and Edward Barone has been hired as a Community Development Manager.

Tony has been with the Credit Union in total for 10 years in various roles. He also spent some time in between these First Source roles, as a Commissioner of Elections in Herkimer County. Tony now resides in Rome and loves being a part of the Rome Community. John Calabrese served on the First Source Board of Directors for 8 years while running Express Employment Professionals. That family business transitioned to his son John Jr., and John joined the Credit Union staff full time at the end of 2022.

Christopher Dovi, has been with the credit union for 14 years starting as a Branch Manager, moving through various leadership roles in the organization. With a focus on credit union direction and strategy as well as the overall Member experience, it is fitting that he now join the Executive Management Team.

Edward Barone has recently joined the credit union and was previously employed with Empower Federal Credit Union. His knowledge and expertise are a perfect fit for this new role with First Source.

“As we continue to grow and expand as an organization, we ensure that we make thoughtful staffing decisions when it comes to keeping in line with our culture and the success of our employees,” said Tom Neumann. “As a rule, we make every effort to promote existing employees from within whenever possible, however, we also realize the wealth of talent in the Mohawk Valley and how important it is to provide solid jobs keeping that talent here. We are very pleased to announce these particular staffing appointments.”

About First Source:
First Source Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution, with savings and loan solutions, serving Members and our community since 1938. Originally founded as Utica Teachers Federal Credit Union, the name changed to First Source in 1992 to better reflect our broad and diverse membership. First Source provides financial solutions with a personal approach to each Member, building meaningful relationships in order to help Members afford each stage of their life.

First Source strives to help Members make smart financial decisions and help our community grow and thrive. We serve over 60,000 Members with current branches in New Hartford, South Utica, North Utica, Herkimer, and Rome; a Member Care Center, and Online & Mobile banking. Our Members have access to First Source Interactive ATMs as well as over 30,000 nationwide surcharge-free ATMs. Connect with First Source and learn more at, through Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.

Tony Fumarola

Christopher Dovi

Edward Barone

John Calabrese

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