David Pendley, VP of Mortgage Services at Consumers Credit Union
Pendley is one of North Carolina’s most beloved bluegrass musicians and the mandolin player and lead/harmony vocalist for the Whitewater Bluegrass Company. He frequently performs at Fiddlin’ Pig in Asheville and can be heard performing at festivals and other venues throughout the state.
On Monday in Las Vegas, police arrested Pendley after a student reported him engaging in sexual conduct with her over six months. He was charged with six counts of school employee in a position of authority (21 or older) engaging in sexual conduct with an older pupil (age 16 or older).
Early Life and Education
David Pendley was born in 1917 in Kentucky, USA and is an acclaimed bluegrass mandolinist and singer. He was previously the lead vocalist for Ric-o-chet, an independent recording project.
According to police’s arrest report, Pendley allegedly approached the victim as a mentor and invited her to join his group on a trip to Mexico in 2018. On their return journey home to Las Vegas, documents state he sat next to her and leant into her to’see the TV better’.
Over six months, Pendley is accused of engaging in sexual acts with the victim. He threatened her that if she disclosed anything about his experiences, he would divorce his wife and divorce anyone involved. It appears that Pendley knew exactly how to manipulate people into believing him.
David Pendley has extensive experience in mortgage lending, having assisted people purchase not only their home but also their financial future. He is delighted to apply his knowledge and abilities as Vice President of Mortgage Services at Consumers Credit Union.
Over his 33 years in the industry, David has gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience when helping his clients realize their homeownership aspirations. Now he brings that dedication to Consumers Bank with an aim of combining prudent lending practices, strong growth rates, and exceptional member service to create an unparalleled environment.
Critics have charged that Pendley is working to weaken the agency by pushing policies that promote fossil fuel development over environmental concerns. He has also encouraged Interior to relocate the BLM’s headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Grand Junction, Colorado.
Achievements and Honors
David Pendley is an American bluegrass musician who has performed with numerous bands over the years. He was a founding member of “Ric-o-chet,” an iconic bluegrass ensemble.
In addition to his professional career, Pendley has been actively engaged in community activities and charitable work. He has organized a number of events and fundraisers for local causes.
He has also generously given of his time to assist with numerous local church projects. Furthermore, he regularly attends community events in order to promote his music and inspire others to pursue careers in music.
He is currently the owner of Whitewater Bluegrass Company, a band that performs regularly at Fiddlin’ Pig in Asheville, North Carolina and at festivals and other events across America.
David Pendley is a mortgage banker at Consumers Credit Union with over 35 years of experience. His passion for helping people realize their home ownership aspirations drives him to provide expert guidance and assistance whenever needed.
The woman who accused him of sexual assault said he coerced her into performing multiple sexual acts and that she was physically abused. Documents indicate he also informed her that he was married and planning on divorcing his wife, according to the documents.
In October, a former teacher was arrested. Police allege he engaged in sexual misconduct with her while she attended Faith Lutheran School in Summerlin. Documents state he groped her and kissed her inappropriately as well as asking her to join him on a mission trip to Mexico, among other acts of misconduct.
Pendley began his tenure as a middle school theology instructor in April 2015, according to his LinkedIn page. Recently he was arrested on half a dozen charges of sexual contact with students 16 or older, KLAS reported.
Police reports state the victim attempted several times to escape Pendley before he finally let her go. He coerced her into engaging in sexual activity and made her sit on his lap while kissing her, documents reveal.
Police report that the former teacher was informed by her ex-husband he was divorcing her, but she couldn’t tell anyone as no one would believe her. Additionally, he made comments about her breasts and expressed an desire to grab them, police report. Furthermore, documents state he asked her dog sitting services while he and his wife went on a cruise.