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North Carolina Member Directorship Results

North Carolina Member Directorship Results

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta is pleased to announce that the board of directors has elected Suzanne DeFerie, president and chief executive officer of Asheville Savings Bank, SSB, in Asheville, North Carolina, (FHFA ID Number 3846) to fill the North Carolina member directorship vacancy on the board, effective January 1, 2015. The term will expire on December 31, 2016. 

Ms. DeFerie has served as president and chief executive officer of Asheville Savings Bank since January 2008, and its holding company, ASB Bancorp, Inc. since its incorporation in May 2011. She also serves as a member of the boards of directors for both the Asheville Savings Bank and ASB Bancorp, Inc. Prior to becoming chief executive officer, Ms. DeFerie served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Asheville Savings Bank for 16 years.

Prior to joining Asheville Savings in 1991, Ms. DeFerie served as a senior audit manager at Deloitte and Touche. Ms. DeFerie is a graduate of Appalachian State University and holds a CPA license.

Ms. DeFerie serves on the board of directors of several community organizations, including as a member of the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, chair of the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County Board of Directors, and vice chair of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.