Educators Credit Union
President/Chief Executive Officer
Educators Credit Union is searching for a charismatic leader with proven efficiencies in operational management, strategic planning, and organizational and cultural development, to take over the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s entire operations; including but not limited to, ensuring optimal financial performance, management of credit union personnel, and maintaining compliance with all governmental and regulatory requirements. This position will report directly to the Board of Directors, and as such, is expected to be a liaison between the Board, its management, its employees, and its membership. This person must be adept at leadership to realize the credit union’s vision and objectives via engaging personnel to achieve goals and initiatives set through strategic planning, and exciting the membership about the credit union’s products and services. The ideal candidate possesses extensive senior management experience, a strategic and collaborative mindset, and a community-oriented mentality. A bachelors degree, as well as a CPA and/or masters degree are required, in addition to 10 to 15 years of leadership experience within a financial institution are required.
Educators Credit Union was formed by ten teachers pooling $60 in 1938. In the beginning, the credit union was named McLennan County Teachers Federal Credit Union, however, was later changed to Educators Credit Union. ECU membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in McLennan, Bosque, Falls, Hill, Coryell, Lampasas, Bell, Hamilton or Limestone counties. The education community is the foundation of our membership, but in 2005 we expanded our membership to include everyone in the community, no matter their profession. Today, ECU is the largest credit union in Central Texas, with more than 28,000 members and over $445 million in assets.
Waco, Texas is situated on the I-35 corridor between Dallas and Austin. Founded in 1849, Waco is most notably the birthplace of Dr. Pepper and home to Baylor University, as well as the famous Magnolia Market at the Silo’s, owned by HGTV’s Chip and Joanna Gaines. Waco offers major attractions, including zoos, golf courses, and museums, five historic homes, seven recreational venues, and nine arts organizations staging theatrical and musical productions, as well as art exhibitions. Waco is also home to the Waco Mammoth National Monument, a 100+ acre stretch of wooded parkland, protected by the National Parks System, along the Bosque River; it is a significant archeological site, and is home to Columbian mammoth bones. Additionally, Waco has a culturally diverse population, is rich in economic opportunities, and boasts three major colleges within its city limits.
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].