Tongass Federal Credit Union

Ketchikan, Alaska

$89 Million

Contact Information:

Sarah Hilton | 281.719.2133

[email protected]

Tongass Federal Credit Union

Vice President of Lending

Position Summary
Tongass Federal Credit Union is in search of an exceptional leader to join the executive team as the Vice President of Lending. Reporting to the CEO, this individual will develop growth strategies and carry out the strategic goals in all facets of lending including consumer loans, commercial loans, and residential mortgages. The ideal candidate will research the latest lending trends along with implementing tactics to maximize loan retention. This individual will lead their team to promote high levels of service by choosing the latest products and services that aligns with the credit union’s vision. Duties include interpreting and implementing lending policies and procedures, conducting market analysis to monitor market trends to produce competitive rates, and maintaining communication between staff and the loan department to ensure all lending efforts are being met in a timely manner. A minimum of five years in a senior management role with experience in commercial, mortgage, and consumer lending is required. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree.

Company Profile
Tongass Federal Credit Union, established in 1963, was founded by a group of teachers who were unable to receive loans from local banks because they did not have “consistent” income due to the summer break. Soon after, hospital and government employees were added to the field of membership. Today, Tongass FCU serves nearly 8,200 members with assets over $89 million across southern Southeast Alaska. Tongass FCU consists of four, full-service branches, and three community microsites. Tongass FCU offers a complete line of financial services and products located in: Ketchikan, Klawock, Metlakatla, Wrangell, Thorne Bay, Hydaburg, and Kake. Tongass FCU takes pride in its ability to be innovative and flexible to meet the needs of its members. Tongass FCU provides its members quality financial services with a competitive edge, while ensuring the safety and stability of financial assets. To learn more .

Community Profile
Ketchikan, Alaska is often called “Alaska’s First City” because it’s the first major community travelers come to as they take the Inside Passage north. A major cruise destination, Ketchikan welcomes a million cruise passengers from May to September each year. Ketchikan is built on steep hillsides and is billed as the salmon capital of the world. Today, Ketchikan is Alaska’s fourth largest city. Ketchikan offers many historic sites, a museum, Native cultural exhibits, Totem pole parks, fish hatcheries, historic Creek Street, fine dining, and world class shopping. The breathtaking beauty of Ketchikan’s landscape brings many people back again and again; but if that isn’t enough, being Alaska’s Native Cultural Center and sport fishing capital surely will.

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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