Management

Michael Mathews

Michael Mathews, President, began his career with Mutual Credit Union in May of 2011. He holds a B.A. Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master of Business Administration from Mississippi College. Michael also has completed the requirements to receive the designation of Certified Chief Executive (CCE) through the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES).

Michael is active in the Vicksburg community where he lives with his wife and two daughters.


Jennifer Lynne McMillin

Jennifer Lynne McMillin joined the Mutual Credit Union team as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2014. She is a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi and a lifelong member of Mutual Credit Union.

She received her Bachelor of Accountancy from Mississippi State University and her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Mississippi. Jennifer Lynne is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Mississippi. She is also a Credit Union Compliance Expert (CCUE), Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) and a Certified Regulatory Vendor Program Manager (CRVPM). She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountant (MSCPA).  She serves on the Accounting and Auditing Committee for MSCPA.

Jennifer Lynne began her career in public accounting at two of the big four accounting firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Memphis, Tennessee and thereafter at KPMG in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where she worked in Audit and Assurance Services at both firms. Prior to becoming the CFO at Mutual Credit Union Jennifer Lynne was a senior associate at May & Company, LLP in which she specialized in tax, audit and assurance services. In 2011, Jennifer Lynne received recognition by The Vicksburg Post as one of the Top 20 Under 40 for her service and dedication to her profession and community.

Jennifer Lynne is actively involved in several community organizations. She has served as the Treasurer and Recording Secretary for the Junior Auxiliary of Vicksburg. She is also a member of the Vicksburg Lions Club and an active member of her church. Jennifer Lynne and her husband, Stephen, have two daughters, Lynlee and Lyla.


Alice Bell

Alice Bell, VP of lending, has been with Mutual CU since 2007, starting as the underwriter for the loan department and advancing to the vice president role in 2014 and is a Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE).

Alice believes in educating members so that they can make their best financial decisions and ensures the lending department focuses on helping the most people they can to achieve financial success. Alice also leads the Mutual CU Relay for Life team and is passionate about the work Relay for Life does.

Alice is a graduate of Mississippi College with a degree in finance. Alice is a Vicksburg native, married with three children and one grandson who she adores.


Susan Mandarino

Susan Mandarino, VP of Marketing, left the “big city life” behind and relocated to the Vicksburg area in 2010. She joined the credit union movement and Mutual CU team in 2013 as the head of marketing.

Susan has been in the marketing field for more years than she cares to admit and loves that it is always changing and providing new challenges. Susan is passionate about education and claims to be a perpetual student and earned degrees at both Tulane University and Arizona State University. Susan brings that passion for education to the credit union in the form of finding ways to grow financial literacy education from elementary schools through adulthood. She has received certifications as both a Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE) and A Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC).

When she’s not working, Susan plays chauffeur to her twin daughters chasing them to numerous after school activities and is a weekend renovation warrior. She is still attempting to get her garden to grow and enjoys cooking and traveling any chance she gets.


Rae Nelson

Rae Nelson, a Vicksburg native, joined the Mutual Credit team in January 2017 as the Vice President of Human Resources. Ms. Nelson has 13 years of Human Resource experience, with a focus on employee benefits, onboarding, and handbook development.

She earned a Master of Science in Instructional Technology and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Mississippi State University. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, volunteering with the Meals on Wheels program, and attending Mississippi State sporting events.