Tropical Financial Credit Union Names New Vice President of IT

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Tropical Financial Credit Union, one of the largest not-for-profit credit unions in South Florida, announced that Roberto Salamanca has been promoted to Vice President of IT.

Salamanca has been with the company for 19 years. Previous positions include: Business Analyst, Project Manager and Director of IT, where he was responsible for the execution of the IT strategy for TFCU. In his new role, Salamanca is responsible for the Information Technology vision and innovation for Tropical Financial.  His experience will help him to plan, and administer the overall policies and goals for the department.

“Roberto has been an integral part of Tropical Financial for nearly two decades,” said Rich Helber, president/CEO of Tropical Financial Credit Union. “His experience will help to establish innovative systems and enhance the overall information processing environment.”  

Salamanca received his MBA from Nova Southeastern University and has a degree in Business Computer Programming and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering.

About Tropical Financial Credit Union

Based in Miramar, Florida, Tropical Financial Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution whose deposits are federally insured.  Anyone who lives or works in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Lee, Collier, Hendry and Sarasota Counties is eligible to join. Tropical Financial Credit Union was formed in 1935 by employees of the former Southern Bell with just a few hundred dollars and has grown to over $659 million in assets.  For more information, log on to