Spectra Credit Union

Alexandria, Virginia

$545 Million

Contact Information:

Sarah Hilton | 281.719.2133

[email protected]

Spectra Credit Union

Chief Lending Officer

Position Summary
Spectra 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, driving organizational lending strategy and growing the Commercial Lending Department. The ideal candidate will exhibit excellent leadership and teambuilding skills. A bachelor’s degree is required. The ideal candidate will have 10 years of progressive management and underwriting experience, as well as experience in business lending.

Company Profile
Spectra Credit Union, formerly known as NRL Federal Credit Union, is a full-service credit union, serving nearly 25,000 members with assets over $545 million. Opened in 1946 with the main objective to serve the Naval Research Lab, Spectra Credit Union now serves a wide variety of members. Spectra Credit Union offers a complete line of financial services such as consumer and real estate loans, personal lines of credit, credit cards, checking and savings accounts, and a full suite of online and mobile banking services. Spectra is committed to providing members a broad spectrum of innovative, high-quality financial services, while ensuring the safety and stability of financial assets. To learn more about Spectra, visit

Community Profile
Alexandria, Virginia, established in 1749 sits on the banks of the Potomac River just outside of Washington, D.C. Home to noteworthy figures like George Washington and Robert E. Lee, as well as Gadsby’s Tavern, which hosted the nation’s founding fathers as regulars, Alexandria is celebrated for its rich history and beautifully preserved 18th and 19th century architecture. Alexandria has a thriving economy from government agencies, military personnel, and tourism. The area boasts critically acclaimed restaurants, boutiques and specialty stores, vibrant arts and culture, and was even recognized as one of Southern Living’s “South’s Prettiest Cities 2020,” and awarded “Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2020” by Condé Nast Traveler. Alexandria is home to numerous exemplary learning institutions including outstanding public and private high schools, college preparatory schools, and universities. Full of history, culture, nature, and offering numerous events throughout the year such as Christmas at Mount Vernon, Memorial and Independence Day parades, and more, Alexandria 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].

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