Achieva Credit Union

Dunedin, Florida

$1.7 Billion

Contact Information:

Chenice Vespry | 281.719.2119

Achieva Credit Union

Chief People Officer

Position Summary
Achieva Credit Union is in search of a talented executive to join their team as their Chief People Officer. Reporting to the CEO, this role will set the tone for a Top Place to Work culture, encouraging success, team and community commitment, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Serving on the Leadership Team, this individual will contribute to deliberations, the collaborative culture, decision making and action, and lead the Incentive Committee. Other responsibilities include development, implementation, overall administration, and management of the People Team to provide benefits, business partnerships, coaching and guidance to the team and managers; helping leaders hold the organization accountable to standards and performance expectations; developing and supporting the strategic plan for current and future success. A Bachelors degree, SPHR or SHRM SCP certifications, and a minimum of five years experience as a Senior level People and Culture Leader are required. Participation in annual training, or as required for BSA and the Privacy Act.
Company Profile
Achieva Credit Union was established along Florida’s central west coast over 80 years ago with $99.25 by seven members who were teachers in Pinellas County. In 1985, Achieva Credit Union expanded its member base beyond teachers and became community chartered to serve all of Pinellas County. Achieva is a fun and energetic company, where the phrase “work hard, but play hard” is part of the daily operation. Recognized by Tampa Bay Times for being one of the top places to work for six years running, including when the credit union moved up to the number one position for best places to work in 2016. Through several mergers and acquisitions, Achieva now has 26 branches to serve members in 15 Florida counties namely Charlotte, Collier, De Soto, Glades, Hendry, Hardee, Highlands, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota, adding more opportunities to provide excellent service to members. Today, Achieva Credit Union has over 159,000 members and $1.7 billion in assets. The Board of Directors is made up solely of Achieva members, all unpaid volunteers, who help guide the Credit Union’s interests to match the best interests of their fellow members.  With no outside stockholders to pay, Achieva Credit Union can keep loan rates, savings rates, and fees competitive.
Community Profile
Dunedin has something for everyone. The town is the home of spring training for the Toronto Blue Jays and several breweries including Dunedin Brewery, the oldest in Florida. Honeymoon Island located in Dunedin has soft, white beaches and clear, emerald green waters. You can enjoy various outdoor activities such as sailing, jet-skiing, and more. Golfing is available at The Dunedin Golf Club and Dunedin offers a large variety of dining experiences as well. Shopping in Dunedin features quaint stores with unique offerings. Several parks are available to enjoy a nice walk or to play with the family, including pets. If you are looking for larger city life, major cities such as Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater are within a short drive. Clearwater is located in Pinellas County, Florida, just south of Dunedin and west of Tampa. Clearwater remains a beautiful vacation destination and offers activities and attractions for all ages. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium and Moccasin Lake Nature Park are helping to preserve the incredible native wildlife of Florida. Busch Gardens and the Florida Botanical Gardens offers fun for the whole family. Beautiful vistas and stunning beaches make Clearwater an amazing place to visit and an even better place to live. St. Petersburg has become a vibrant arts and entertainment city attracting much downtown development and revitalization. Also several professional sports teams are located in the area.
An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.
You may recommend others for candidacy by contacting Chenice Vespry, Executive Recruiter at (800) 367-0433, extension 119 or

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