First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union
Chief Lending Officer
First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union is looking for a senior executive to join their team in the role of Chief Lending Officer. Reporting to the CEO, this position will lead growth strategies in all aspects of lending operations; Residential Real Estate, Consumer Lending, and Commercial Lending; maintain policies, practices, and procedures, while upholding a high degree of member experience and satisfaction. Other responsibilities include contributing to the development and achievement of the credit union’s strategic plan, new business generation, loan portfolio management, and driving the organizational lending strategy. The ideal candidate will exhibit excellent leadership and teambuilding skills. A Bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will have lending experience in the Eastern PA market and have 10 years of progressive management and underwriting experience, as well as experience in business lending.
First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union was originally founded in 1959 to serve Western Electric employees. After expansions and mergers over the years, membership is now available to employees of more than 1000 companies and three underserved areas. Now, with more than 68,000 members and just under $1B in assets, First Commonwealth has grown to be the largest credit union in the Lehigh Valley, offering eleven convenient, full-service financial center locations and 24/7 online banking services. First Commonwealth’s mission is to empower the pursuit of financial happiness, and their core values are to be honest, innovative, generous, humble, excellent, and respectful. In line with the mission the credit union is more community focused than ever and is working toward leaving a legacy of financial health and wellness for consumers and businesses in the Lehigh Valley. Candidates who have invested their time, talent, and treasure in serving their community will be given more consideration. To learn more about First Commonwealth, visit https://www.firstcomcu.org/.
The Lehigh Valley is home to Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, as well as dozens of small towns and picturesque boroughs, parks, trails, and waterways. The Lehigh Valley has been recognized for its booming economy, as well as boasting a lower cost of living and lower taxes than most of the Northeastern US. With its proximity to major cities, thriving, diverse industry, scenic country sides, endless shopping, museums, and more, the Lehigh Valley area has it all, and 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 [email protected].