ORNL Federal Credit Union

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

$3.8 Billion

Contact Information:

Jessica Jarman | 281.719.2138

[email protected]

ORNL Federal Credit Union

Chief Lending Officer

Position Summary

ORNL Federal Credit Union is searching for a seasoned lending executive to join their executive management team as the Chief Lending Officer. As an inspirational leader, this individual will create the vision and execute the credit union’s lending strategy, direct and coordinate all lending activities while ensuring compliance with all lending policies, state and federal regulations. Other responsibilities include assisting in the development of lending policies, managing lending activities to meet organizational goals and objectives while ensuring strong credit quality, maintaining concentration risk metrics, and the safety and soundness of the portfolio. The ideal candidate will exhibit an extensive knowledge of collections, consumer, mortgage, and commercial lending along with servicing in order to assist ORNL in delivering on its winning proposition and support the credit union’s commitments to its members and community. A relevant degree and 10 years’ experience in a financial institution with direct responsibility for lending functions is required. Experience managing Consumer, Collections, Residential and/or Business lending functions required. Advanced degree and/or Lending School certifications preferred.


Company Profile

ORNL Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative locally owned and operated by its members for the benefit of all who belong. Established in 1948 with 10 founding members, ORNL’s mission has been to help their members create healthy relationships with their money. By helping hundreds of thousands of members see success, ORNL has become one of the largest credit unions in East Tennessee with $3.8 Billion in assets and more than 200,000 members. Open to businesses and anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in the 19 counties of Central East Tennessee, ORNL Federal Credit Union currently serves members in 29 branches located throughout Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union counties. To learn more, visit


Community Profile

Oak Ridge is located in the eastern part of Tennessee, approximately 20 miles west of Knoxville. Due to its intriguing history, the city of Oak Ridge includes many exhibits such as: The American Museum of Science and Energy, The Oak Ridge History Museum, The Oak Ridge Children’s Museum, and the K-25 History Museum. Many tourists visit this wonderful city to learn more about the “Secret City.” Like the Manhattan Project, the Oak Ridge School District finds it imperative to set a high bar by ensuring great minds come together. The Oak Ridge School District schools offer a challenging STEM curriculum with a deliberate focus on collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity to ensure success for every student. In Oak Ridge, you will find safe communities, top-rated schools, and greenways. In addition, there are numerous parks such as Haw Ridge and Concorde Park, which offer great recreational activities. With an exceptional culture, wide selection of choices for shopping, dining, and sports, Oak Ridge, Tennessee is a wonderful community to visit, 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 Jessica Jarman, Senior Vice President at (800) 367-0433, extension 138 or [email protected]

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