Cardinal Credit Union

Mentor, Ohio

$240 Million

Contact Information:

Chenice Vespry | 281.719.2119

[email protected]

Cardinal Credit Union

Chief Lending Officer

Position Summary
Cardinal Credit Union is in search of a visionary and strategic Chief Lending Officer to oversee and monitor the Lending function, guide staff with loan growth, while delivering outstanding service to members. The ideal candidate will stay well-informed with trends and changes within the industry and participate in strategic planning while ensuring all loan programs are used efficiently to assist with the goals of the Credit Union. Reporting to the CEO, this executive will properly communicate directions clearly and assist with employee development and growth. This position requires strong collaboration with multiple departments and staff and also being able to establish good relationships with clients and vendors. The ideal candidate must have robust interpersonal and management skills, as well as demonstrate excellent communication and diplomacy skills. A Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of seven years of progressive lending experience in all areas of lending (consumer, VISA, mortgage, and indirect) is required. Must have strong supervisory skills as well as be organized and perform in a multi-task environment.

Company Profile
Cardinal Credit Union was originally organized in 1953 to serve the Mentor Public School System employees. Today, it is a $240 million-dollar community chartered credit union that provides services to those who live, work, worship, or attend school in Lake, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Ashtabula, Portage, Summit, Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties. The credit union’s motto “People Helping People” and mission “To brighten our members’ financial future” is demonstrated in every transaction that takes place at Cardinal. With a full range of products that offer the best rates and service to the members, Cardinal strives to provide each member personalized services and individualized financial attention. In addition, all relatives of current members can become members regardless of residency. At Cardinal, once a member, always a member!

Community Profile
First settled in 1797, Mentor is a city located in Lake County, a suburb of Cleveland on the south shore of Lake Erie. It is ranked 37th in the list for Top 100 Best Places to Live ( It was the home of the 20th President, James Garfield, and now is maintained as a National Historic Site. If you enjoy the outdoors, there are several miles of hiking and biking trails that encircle the Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve located on the shores of Lake Erie. Visit the Headlands Beach State Park, the largest in the state, a mile-long natural sand beach that attracts beachcombers from all over. If shopping is on the agenda, the Great Lakes Mall is the top-shopping destination where you can shop, enjoy a nice meal, or catch a movie. Planning to travel, there are two airports that are short commutes to meet all your travel needs. Mentor, OH offers a diverse mix of charm, and promises to be a great place to live, work, or visit.

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 [email protected].

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