American Southwest
American Southwest Credit Union

Sierra Vista, Arizona

$253 Million

Contact Information:

Sarah Hilton | 281.719.2133

[email protected]

American Southwest Credit Union

President/Chief Executive Officer

Position Summary
American Southwest Credit Union is seeking a distinguished executive with proven performance and managerial competencies to lead the credit union as its new President/Chief Executive Officer. This individual will be responsible for collaborating with the credit union’s Board of Directors and management teams in order to create and implement strategic goals and objectives in accordance with the credit union’s vision and mission. Additionally, this role will oversee all operational activities, maintain the credit union’s fiscal health, ensure its financial stability, and conform to all state, federal, and regulatory laws and policies. Motivational leadership, effectual teamwork, and a strong sense of integrity are critical to this role’s success. The ideal candidate must exhibit all of these qualities and be active in the community to promote the credit union’s brand. A Bachelors degree is required – an advanced degree in a related field is desired.

Company Profile
American Southwest Credit Union has a rich heritage of serving its member owners since 1954. Nationally, many credit unions were chartered in the 50’s. There is evidence that ASCU (then, Huachuca Federal Credit Union) actually began organizing sometime in the spring of 1954. In those infant days of the Credit Union, unsecured loans were capped at $100 and secured loans at $300. In 1982, they purchased a plot of land where the current Main Office now stands. At that time, the Credit Union had $18,594,191 in total assets and a growing membership base. Total assets now exceed $253 million with over 28,000 members.  Membership is now state approved to serve five different Arizona counties: Cochise County, Graham County, Greenlee County, Pima County, and Santa Cruz County.  Members are served through five branch locations – including shared branching, home banking and by a friendly, efficient team of professionals. For more information, please visit

Community Profile
Sierra Vista, with a population of just over 42,000, has no shortage of enticing traits that make it a community of choice for all types of people seeking an affordable cost of living, a temperate climate with year-round outdoor recreation, and an attractive balance of small-town charm with big-city amenities. Sierra Vista embraces the “slow living” lifestyle, where residents easily balance work and life. With the extraordinary open spaces just out your door, short commutes, a year ’round temperate climate, and plenty of healthy eating options, embracing things that make a life whole is, well, a whole lot easier.

An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.

You may recommend others for candidacy by contacting Sarah Hilton, Vice President at (800) 367-0433, extension 133 or [email protected].

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