Education Credit Union
President/Chief Executive Officer
Education Credit Union is in search of a visionary executive to join their team as their new President/CEO. Working in collaboration with the Board of Directors, this individual will oversee all credit union activities in accordance with established policies and provide a strategic vision for the future of the credit union. The selected candidate will establish short-term and long-range objectives to ensure financial stability and continue the credit union’s legacy of success. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, a strong track record of achievements in the financial services arena, and be active in the community to promote the credit union’s brand. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred, along with seven to ten years of progressive management experience in the financial field.
Education Credit Union, founded in 1935, has grown to achieve assets of over $260 million and serves more than 25,600 members. Decorated with the 2017 NAFCU Credit Union of the Year Award, Bauer Financial’s Superior 5-Star Rating, and ranked by Forbes as the top three credit union in Texas, ECU clearly lives up to their mission statement to excel in service, care, and financial protection for members and their families. Education Credit Union’s membership criteria is geared toward individuals in education, including homeschoolers, employees of public and private institutions of learning, school council or Board members, as well as those who are in close proximity to one of six branches throughout the Amarillo area. With values such as superior member service, ethical behavior, long-term planning and training, teamwork, defect free processes, products and services, financial stability and long term success, a motivated Board, management, and staff, respect for individuals, involvement and caring for the community, staff empowerment, and promotion of financial literacy, Education Credit Union is committed to fulfilling their vision to be the preferred financial provider through all stages of life for their members. For more, visit: www.educationcu.com.
Amarillo, the largest city in the Texas panhandle is a unique area, rich with history, blending the American eras of the working western ranch with a thriving twenty-first century economy. Travel along historic Route 66 and take in the epic views at Palo Duro Canyon, the second largest canyon in the US, or explore the local art and performing arts scene. Horseback riding, zip lining, hiking, camping, biking, and swimming are among the abundance of outdoor activities available in Amarillo and Palo Duro Canyon, as well as the nearby Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Amarillo is located about six hours away from both the New Mexico and Colorado mountains, offering year round vacationing and excellent ski destinations. For the golf enthusiast, Amarillo boasts great, nationally recognized municipal golf courses. Excellent tertiary education is offered by Amarillo College and WTAMU. The city’s frequent appearances on “best” lists like “Best Places to Live in the West,” “50 Best BBQ Joints in the World,” and many more, along with its friendly atmosphere and scenic beauty, secures Amarillo’s status as a great place to live, work, and to call home.
An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.
You may recommend others for candidacy by contacting Jessica Jarman, Vice President at (800) 367-0433, extension 138 or [email protected].