Keesler Federal Credit Union
Chief Lending Officer
Keesler Federal Credit Union is seeking a talented and strategic Chief Lending Officer to join their executive management team. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the residential, commercial, and consumer lending activities at the credit union. Reporting to the President/CEO, this executive will act as a reference in review of loans, approving loans, and maintaining and evaluating loans daily to ensure sound lending practices within the strict guidelines of the credit union and in accordance to NCUA regulations. This role will be responsible for ensuring loan production, loan growth, loan origination, product development and pricing is profitable and has value to our members. The executive oversees loan underwriting, portfolio management, secondary market sales, and asset quality. The ideal candidate must have experience in all areas of lending: retail, indirect, mortgage, commercial, and credit cards and possess knowledge of NCUA, Federal, and State regulations as relates to consumer, commercial, and mortgage lending and collection practices. A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Finance plus ten to fifteen years’ experience in a leadership role within the financial services industry is required. Master’s degree preferred.
Keesler Federal Credit Union was founded in 1947 and serves more than 250,000 members worldwide. As the largest credit union in Mississippi with over $3.4 billion in assets, Keesler Federal Credit Union has consistently received the 5-star exceptional rating from Bauer Financial Inc. Keesler is invested in the success of its members and dedicated to helping their members achieve their goals by utilizing resourceful financial tools, affordable products, and convenient services. Keesler Federal Credit Union has 40 full–service branch locations covering MS, LA, AL and three RAF base locations in the United Kingdom. Keesler Federal Credit Union members have access to 55,000 fee-free ATM’s nationwide. Keesler Federal Credit Union is committed to giving back to local communities and in 2018 granted over $160,000 in sponsorships and donations. Keesler Federal Credit Union continually strives to provide their member-owners a quality experience through exceptional value and service. To learn more, visit https://www.kfcu.org/.
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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].