Security First Credit Union
President/Chief Executive Officer
Security First Credit Union is in need of a seasoned executive to lead the credit union in the role of President/Chief Executive Officer. This individual will be responsible for directing the overall operations of the credit union, with the objective of ensuring financial stability commensurate with the best interests of the members; and establishing short-term and long-range objectives, plans, and policies subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will be service oriented and a visionary, possess strong business acumen and the ability to prudently make decisions, have a thorough understanding of credit union operations and regulations, and be ready to represent the credit union within the community. At least ten years executive experience in a senior leadership role at a credit union or financial institution and a bachelor’s degree are required, MBA preferred.
Security First Credit Union, formerly known as Hidalgo Federal Credit Union, was founded in 1946 to financially benefit the employees of the Federal Government who resided in the Rio Grande Valley. 29 years later, they expanded their field of membership to serve state employees of Hidalgo and Starr Counties. After two mergers and an expanded field of membership, Hidalgo FCU changed its name to Security First Credit Union. Today, SFCU serves more than 40,000 members with assets over $356 million. Security First is the largest “homegrown” credit union in the Rio Grande Valley and prides itself as being “from the valley, for the valley.” For more information, please visit https://www.securityfirstcu.com/our-history/.
Edinburg, Texas, founded in 1908, is located in the Rio Grande Valley and is the county seat of Hidalgo County. Edinburg is the third largest city in the larger Rio Grande Valley region and is part of the McAllen, Phar, Edinburg metropolitan area. Edinburg offers major attractions, including multiple parks, museums, golf courses, exceptional shopping stores, and more than 10,000 acres of environmentally endangered lands conversation areas. Edinburg is home to the Rio Grande Valley Toros Football Club – hybrid affiliate of the Houston Dynamo FC and the Rio Grande Valley Vipers – an NBA Development League. Edinburg also has the largest indoor venue in the Rio Grande Valley, Bert Ogden Center, a premier location for sports and live entertainment. Additionally, Edinburg offers one of the top five universities in Texas, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Enjoy a short drive to the popular destination, South Padre Island, to visit the beautiful sandy beaches and its attractions. This diverse and flourishing area offers an exceptional quality of life, family friendly values, and is a great place to call home.
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].