Achieva Credit Union Enlists Services of D. Hilton Associates in Executive Search for Vice President of Mortgage Lending

The Woodlands, Texas (October 2019) – Achieva Credit Union, headquartered in Dunedin, FL, is in search of a seasoned executive and leader to join the credit union in the role of Vice President of Mortgage Lending.


This position will lead the mortgage loan department and stay abreast of industry trends, resulting in maximum loan volume. In addition, the incumbent will ensure the department goals are in alignment with the strategic goals of the credit union, guaranteeing federal and state expectations are being met regarding mortgage origination, processing, closing, and servicing activities. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in sales and underwriting. The Vice President of Mortgage Lending will also promote the credit union’s thriving work culture by providing great leadership to staff and living the Achieva Credit Union’s brand. A minimum of ten years of supervisory and lending experience is required. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, or related field is required.


About Achieva Credit Union

Achieva Credit Union was established along Florida’s central west coast over 80 years ago with $99.25 by seven members who were teachers in Pinellas County. In 1985, Achieva Credit Union expanded its member base beyond teachers and became community chartered to serve all of Pinellas County. Achieva is a fun and energetic company, where the phrase “work hard, but play hard” is part of the daily operation. Recognized by Tampa Bay Times for being one of the top places to work for six years running, including when the credit union moved up to the number one position for best places to work in 2016.  Through several mergers and acquisitions, Achieva now has 26 branches to serve members in 15 Florida counties namely Charlotte, Collier, De Soto, Glades, Hendry, Hardee, Highlands, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota, adding more opportunities to provide excellent service to members. Today, Achieva Credit Union has over 160,000 members and $1.7 billion in assets. The Board of Directors is made up solely of Achieva members, all unpaid volunteers, who help guide the credit union’s interests to match the best interests of their fellow members.  With no outside stockholders to pay, Achieva Credit Union can keep loan rates, savings rates, and fees competitive.


About D. Hilton Associates, Inc.

D. Hilton Associates, Inc. is one of the most recognized credit union consulting firms in the country. Our major practice areas are Executive Recruiting, Compensation Services, Retention & Retirement, Strategic Services, and Board Leadership. To date, D. Hilton has conducted over 3,000 successful searches for credit unions nationwide and has been employed by 95% of the largest credit unions in the country to fill senior executive management positions. For more information, please visit our website at


Thursday October 31, 2019

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