Down East Credit Union

Baileyville, Maine

$191 Million

Contact Information:

Sarah Hilton | 281.719.2133

Down East Credit Union

Chief Financial Officer

Position Summary
Down East Credit Union has an outstanding opportunity for a talented, strategic individual to help lead the credit union in the role of the Chief Financial Officer. As a key member of the senior leadership team, this executive will act as a business partner to the CEO in driving strategy, managing financial performance, improving operating efficiency, and for ensuring conformance with all applicable State and Federal laws. Responsibilities include streamlining and managing all practices and activities in the finance and accounting functions and procedures, managing the investment portfolio, as well as budgeting and forecasting for the organization. The ideal candidate will exhibit strong leadership and motivational skills, be a team builder, and an innovative thinker. This individual will have exceptional financial knowledge with a proven track record of success in change management. A minimum of five to seven years’ experience at an executive or senior management level within a financial institution and a Bachelor’s degree is required, CPA preferred.
Company Profile
Down East Credit Union (DECU) was chartered in 1941 as the St. Croix Federal Credit Union and was operated by the employees of St. Croix Pulp and Paper Company. As they grew, the credit union converted to a state-chartered credit union, adopting a new name, Down East Credit Union. Today, DECU has grown to over $191 million in assets and serves over 20,000 members from eight locations. Down East Credit Union offers a complete line of financial services such as consumer and real estate loans; personal lines of credit, credit cards, checking and savings accounts, and a full suite of online and mobile banking services. DECU prides itself on its unwavering commitment to promoting the “People Helping People” credit union philosophy and culture. They were named in 2017 and 2018 as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine companies. To learn more, visit
Community Profile
Baileyville, Maine is a quaint town, nestled beside the St. Croix River. This picturesque town sits on the border between Maine and Canada. Baileyville’s rich in history offers a rural small town feeling with an abundance of adventure for all ages. Take a stroll through the Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge or along the banks of the beautiful Pocomoonshine Lake, where you can also enjoy activities like kayaking, fishing, and canoeing. Visit the Wabanaki Cultural Center to learn about the town’s history or stop by Main Street for shopping and a wide variety of local, family-owned restaurants. Full of history, culture, nature, and offering numerous events throughout the year such as an annual Easter Egg Hunt, Octoberfest, Halloween Party, Christmas Parade, and more. Baileyville is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.
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

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