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  • Writer's pictureKelsie Papenhausen

Coastal Credit Union Names Patrick Livingston VP of Tech Infrastructure and IT Operations

RALEIGH, N.C. (October 4, 2023 ) – Coastal Credit Union has named Patrick Livingston as Vice President of Tech Infrastructure and IT Operations. In his new role, Livingston will be responsible for Coastal’s technology infrastructure and providing the organization with technology solutions that are reliable, secure and sustainable. He and his team will ensure that the credit union’s systems support its current and future operations by planning and implementing solutions, and then providing the ongoing monitoring, diagnostics and maintenance of its technology infrastructure.

Livingston has more than 23 years of technology and credit union experience, including 20 at Coastal. He most recently served as VP of Loan Operations. Prior to that, he held several technology-focused positions, including AVP of Systems Support and Director of Strategic Projects. He was also previously a Network Administrator.

Livingston holds a BS in Information Technology from Southern Illinois University, and an MBA in Innovation & Services Management from North Carolina State University. He is also a Credit Union Development Educator (CUDE) and completed Filene Research Institute’s i3 program. After returning from the CUDE program, he co-founded CUAware, a networking and professional development program that lives on as the Carolina’s Credit Union League’s CUxEL emerging leaders program. That work earned him a Cooperative Spirit Award from the National Credit Union Foundation and recognition as a Credit Union Rockstar by Credit Union Magazine.

About Coastal

Coastal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned, financial cooperative, offering a full range of financial products and services. Coastal was chartered on August 31, 1967 with the mission of fostering the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.” Today, with $4.85 billion in assets, Coastal serves 331,000 members from 1,800 business partners and is among the leading financial institutions in North Carolina. Coastal operates 24 locations in central North Carolina and serves members in all 50 states through a network of 5,600 shared branches, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, mobile banking featuring mobile check deposit, and a robust offering of online services at For more Coastal news, visit our online newsroom.


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