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  • Featured Position

    Seven Seventeen Credit Union is seeking a talented and strategic Chief Lending Officer to join its Executive Management Team. Reporting to the President/CEO, the successful candidate will oversee the strategic direction of all lending operations to produce successful member service, loan growth, portfolio mix and quality, and product development; manage the residential, commercial, and consumer lending activities; indirect lending; collections and recovery; loan servicing; automated lending systems; and credit card functions. The credit union is located in Warren, Ohio, with $910 Million in assets.

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  • Retention & Retirement

    Security in retirement is an appealing enticement to senior executives that an organization wishes to retain or recruit. By establishing a Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan 457(f) (SERP) for selected executives, D. Hilton Associates can help credit unions and banks secure a strong senior management team.

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  • Executive Recruiting

    Today’s changing and increasingly complex financial services marketplace requires the best and brightest talent to ensure future success. That’s why banks and credit unions of all sizes have turned to D. Hilton Associates’ executive recruiting practice for unparalleled commitment, experience and care in the recruitment of their most critical employees.

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  • National 2017 Credit Union Compensation Forecast

    As part of its ongoing commitment to ensure that its clients’ salary administration programs remain competitive, D. Hilton gathers annual research to forecast salary range and merit increase budgets for the upcoming year. The following document is designed to assist clients in preparing compensation and benefits budgets for 2017.

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SETTING THE INDUSTRY STANDARD

2700

D. Hilton Clients

3000

Completed Searches

1985

Year Established

D. HILTON CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

“Wide network, a lot of experience, vast knowledge.” 

John Sackett, Board Member

Royal Credit Union ($1.7B)

“They brought to us the experience of hundreds, if not thousands of other jobs.” 

Ron Moorehead, President/CEO

First Financial Credit Union ($491M)

“They spent a lot of time with us to understand what we’re trying to do, not only from a technical perspective, but a people fit perspective.” 

Patrick Miller, President/CEO

CBC Federal Credit Union ($440M)

“D. Hilton helped us get a foundation built.” 

Bill Smith, Secretary/Treasurer

Coastal Federal Credit Union ($2.6B)

“Worth the investment; the output that you get is unbelievable!” 

Lisa Whitaker, CEO

CFCU Community Credit Union ($974M)

“They were right there with us; they kept at it until they found the perfect fit!” 

Mike Read, Board Member

People’s Trust Federal Credit Union ($503M)

“They hit it out of the park!” 

Tom Bolton, Board Member

Liberty First Credit Union ($204M)

“A force within our industry!” 

Harold Roundtree, CEO

UNCLE Credit Union ($327M)

“We turn to them first; they’re our go-to resource.” 

Tom Ryan, CEO

Langley Federal Credit Union ($2.1B)

“The SERP design we really like but the variable pay scorecard has really helped keep our senior team on driving the organization forward and really exceeding what the board sets for us for goals and things like that.”  

Alan Meyer - CEO

1st MidAmerica Credit Union

“We rely heavily on D. Hilton, and John Andrews is just an unbelievable resource for us, you can call John anytime and he can chime in and if he doesn’t know the answer he can get it for you.” 

Jack Wilster, Board Member

Seven Seventeen Credit Union ($830m)

“The biggest thing is their access to information, valuable information that helps us make decisions. Their experience, they work with a lot of different credit unions and that really gives us value when we’re building a compensation program, salary administrator program for our employees” 

Kelly Diven, CEO

Truity Federal Credit Union ($717M)

“We use them for our variable pay program, John Andrews, Jordan Westra do an excellent job and I just can’t say enough great things about them.” 

Larry Skinner, Board Chair

Texas Trust CU

“The two major services that we’ve used are the CEO compensation that has taken us leaps and bounds into the future and keeps us current and competitive with a CEO we treasure. The other is the Supplemental Retirement Plan, the SERP, they’ve been very active and helpful in helping us develop a long term SERP plan for our CEO. Recently we’ve included some top-level manager with the SERP.” 

Virginia Panossian, Board Member

Wescom Credit Union

“Debbie keeps us informed, she lets us know when investment our doing well, or she lets me know I need to move them, I’m the chairman. She keeps us informed and provides the information we really do need, the information to make a decision.”  

Raymond White - Board Chair

Central Macomb Community Credit Union

“The contacts that they have within the industry and the knowledge and process they have especially with recruiting. They’re very methodical and they have a system in place that has been tried and true over twenty plus years, as long as you follow the method and the process and the systems that they recommend, every time we’ve done it we’ve ended up with a great candidate.”  

Bobby Michael - CEO

Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union

“There were two things that I think about with D. Hilton, they really took the time to get to know the organization so they could find the right fit for the person for the organization really focusing on the culture side of things. Then being a candidate on the other side, they were very respectful of my time, they kept me informed through the whole purpose. It felt like a small family business that really cares about the person, and the organization.”  

Rob Werner - CEO

Ardent Credit Union

“We had thought about doing a merger with another credit union, and they came in and did the due diligence and took about 3 or 4 months to find out that it wasn’t going to be a good match but it was well done because we could have lost a lot of money.”  

Michael Balls - Board Director

Wanigas Credit Union

“They’re really a full service provider of services to the credit union industry, and we’re in an industry of constant change and we’ve really had to transform our credit union over the last several years in order to not only keep up and adapt with that change, but take advantage of opportunities that that change presents. D. hilton has been a great partner for us through that process, providing these services to really take advantage of these opportunities.”  

Bill Crane - Chief Administration Officer/General Counsel

CFCU Community Credit Union

“It’s really a partnership. They take time to get to you know you and they understand what your needs are and where your credit union is headed and they help you customize a plan to fits those needs. A true partner they understand who we are and where were headed and they help us go there.”  

Dion Williams - CEO

Del-One Federal Credit Union

“The spirit of the team is fantastic, but the breadth of knowledge and expertise that they bring to the projects that they work on with us has been phenomenal and they take the time to explain to us all the parameters, all the details and what they’re using for compensation comparisons for example. So it helps to educate us and the board as whole on what we’re doing, why we’re doing it, and why were heading in certain directions. ”  

Joan Nelson - Chairwoman

Coastal Federal Credit Union

“I think the thing is their dedication to credit unions. I think that they have been so flexible in working with many organizations, I work with them with a sub board that I also belong to with a CUSO and the result is they just get the job done and they’re there when you need them.”  

Mark Gisi - Chair Person

Premier Members Credit Union

THE LATEST NEWS FROM D. HILTON

Orlando Federal Credit Union Announces New CFO

ORLANDO, FLORIDA–(November 2016) Thomas Dobbs has been announced as Orlando Federal Credit Union’s new Chief Financial Officer.   “We are excited to welcome Thomas to…
 
Sierra Central Credit Union Announces New VP of Business Services

YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA – (November 2016) Gene Marcucci Bell has been announced as Sierra Central Credit Union’s new Vice President of Business Services.   “We…
 
Dan Springer Named As Heartland Credit Union President/CEO

HUTCHINSON, KANSAS – (October 3, 2016) The Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has selected Dan Springer as the next President/CEO of Heartland…
 
David Skilton Named To Lead Altier Credit Union

TEMPE, Ariz – September 2016- Altier Credit Union has named David Skilton as president and CEO of Altier Credit Union, a move that will take…
 

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