Cardinal Credit Union

Mentor, Ohio

$240 Million

Contact Information:

Chenice Vespry | 281.719.2119

[email protected]

Cardinal Credit Union

Chief Operating Officer

Position Summary
Cardinal Credit Union is in search of a talented Chief Operating Officer to join their team and provide exceptional customer service to its membership through a variety of delivery channels, branches and Call Center.  The ideal candidate must have a strategic vision with the ability to identify and establish sales goals in order to enhance the product penetration within the Credit Union’s selected markets, while providing added value and excellent member service.  Must bring a collaborative and motivational leadership style as well as experience in executing business plans in order to generate top performers within the areas of responsibility. Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer will be a part of a dynamic senior executive team and assist in the formulation, development, implementation, and administration to the credit union’s policies and short term and long term business objectives. This position will be responsible for the day to day operations running smoothly, effectively, and efficiently. A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with at least ten years of related experience with proven leadership as an executive or senior leader in a financial institution is required; Master’s degree preferred.

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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