Achieva Credit Union Enlists Services of D. Hilton Associates to Search for Chief People Officer

The Woodlands, Texas (December 2018) – Achieva Credit Union, headquartered in Dunedin, FL, is in search of a talented executive to join their team as their Chief People Officer.


Reporting to the CEO, this role will set the tone for a Top Place to Work culture, encouraging success, team and community commitment, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Serving on the leadership team, this individual will contribute to deliberations, the collaborative culture, decision making and action, and lead the Incentive Committee. Other responsibilities include development, implementation, overall administration, and management of the People Team to provide benefits, business partnerships, coaching and guidance to the team and managers; helping leaders hold the organization accountable to standards and performance expectations; developing and supporting the strategic plan for current and future success. A Bachelor’s degree, SPHR or SHRM SCP certifications, and a minimum of five years’ experience as a senior level People and Culture Leader are required. Participation in annual training, or as required for BSA and the Privacy Act.


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 159,000 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



Monday December 3, 2018

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