Board of Directors

All of our member-owners have a voice, and our Board of Directors makes sure yours is heard.

Meet Our Board


Rosalie Manzano
Rosalie Manzano,
Board Chair
Manzano has served on the GFCU Board of Directors since 1985 in various roles that included Chair, Vice-Chair and Treasurer. Rosalie has worked for the City of San Antonio, UT System and at Alamo Colleges in a variety of public sector jobs involving grant compliance, HR and entrepreneurial consultant services.  Manzano also directed multimillion-dollar economic business development and workforce training partnership programs serving communities large and small. Manzano is a Certified Volunteer Expert (CVE), awarded by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions and holds an M.A. in Urban Studies from Trinity University and a B.A. in Public Administration from Our Lady of the Lake University.


Neira South-White
Neira South-White,
Board Vice-Chair
White has served as a GFCU Board Member since 2013, having previously served on the Credit Union’s Supervisory Committee for more than 10 years and the Membership Liaison Committee for six years. She retired as the Director of Human Resources from the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) where she worked for more than 24 years. Mrs. White received her double M.A. from Webster University with a concentration in Human Resources and Management.


Paulette McClure
Paulette McClure,
McClure has been a GFCU volunteer for more than 25 years, including 12 years of service to the Supervisory Committee. She has served on the Credit, Membership Liaison, and ALCO Committees. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Texas (formerly North Texas State University), and retired from the City of San Antonio after nearly 29 years of service.



Larry ReedLarry Reed, Treasurer
Reed has served on the GFCU Board of Directors for more than 20 years. He is a retired San Antonio Fire Department Captain and represents the Retired Firefighters as Trustee on the Fire and Police Pension Fund. He was previously elected by Firefighter Pension Funds across Texas as a Director of the Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (TEXPERS) from 1998-2005. In 2010, he was again elected to the TEXPERS Board of Directors. Reed is a graduate of the University of Texas-San Antonio with a BBA in Finance.


Tom DeSot
Tom DeSot

DeSot has served on the GFCU Board of Directors since 2011, most recently holding the role of Governance Committee Chair. Mr. DeSot is the Chief Information Officer at Digital Defense, Inc., a San Antonio-based information security firm. He is currently a member of ISSA, ISACA and holds a B.A. from Texas State University.



Joe Martinez
Joseph Martinez

Martinez has served GFCU as a Board Member for more than 31 years. He has served as a uniformed officer for the San Antonio Police Department for more than 38 years and was with the National Guard for 12 years.



Rose RangelRose Rangel
In addition to serving on the GFCU Board of Directors, Rangel is Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Credit Union Chairmen (NACUC) and is a member of the Women’s World Council of Credit Unions. Rangel has received numerous credit union education awards. She participated in the LBJ School of Public Affairs Management Program, graduated from the City of San Antonio (COSA) Leadership Development Program and is former president of the Urban Management Assistants of South Texas. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Science from Texas State University and also attended Our Lady of the Lake University. She retired from the City of San Antonio after 35 years.


Warren Schott
Warren Schott

Schott is the Executive Director of the San Antonio Fire and Police Pension Fund where he has worked for 20 years. Prior to the pension fund, Schott worked for Generations Federal Credit Union for 7 years. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Siguler Guff Distressed Opportunities Fund, a $600 million company that invests in companies undergoing financial distress, operating difficulties and significant restructuring. Schott is also a member of the St. Louis Men’s Society of St. Louis Catholic Church. He holds a BBA in Accounting from Texas State University. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the San Antonio Society of Financial Analysts.


George Whitfield Jr.
George Whitfield, Jr.

George Whitfield, Jr. has served as a Director for more than 47 years. He served as Chair, Vice Chair and was inducted into the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES) Volunteer Hall of Fame. Previously, Whitfield served on the Supervisory Committee as a member and as Chair. He is a past member of the National Association of Credit Union Chairmen and was inducted into the Inaugural Who’s Who in America’s Credit Unions. He served the City of San Antonio for more than 42 years. Upon retiring, the Municipal Records Facility was renamed in his honor (George Whitfield, Jr. Municipal Records Facility). Governor Perry also named him City of San Antonio’s Municipal Records Manager Emeritus.