Austin Telco Federal Credit Union Announces New President & Chief Executive Officer.

Austin, Texas (July 2022) Austin Telco Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the selection of Robert Hernandez as the credit union’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.


“We are excited to have Robert take on the role of President & CEO,” said Steve Read, Board Chair. “Robert is an experienced financial services industry executive with more than 20 years of success in high-profile leadership roles. Robert is extraordinarily qualified to lead us on our continuing journey of exceptional member experience, growth, and new opportunities for the credit union and our members.”


Robert has served as Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer at Austin Telco FCU since 2010 and was previously the Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer at Greater Texas Federal Credit Union. Robert has more than 27 years of experience in the credit union industry. Throughout his career, Robert has positively represented and promoted the credit union philosophy of people helping people within the financial industry and within the local community; advocated and promoted credit union services for all including the under-represented, underserved, and less privileged. Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas and an MBA from Texas State University.


When asked about his new position, Hernandez stated, “I am grateful to the Board for selecting me to lead Austin Telco, I am excited about the opportunity to collaborate with a management team that has been successful in directing a strong and healthy credit union and I am looking forward to an exciting future for Austin Telco,” said Hernandez.


About Austin Telco Federal Credit Union

Austin Telco Federal Credit Union, a $2.4 billion credit union, was founded in 1941 in accordance with the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.” As a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative, the credit union is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion in both the workforce and membership. ATFCU offers a wide range of products and services such as mortgages, credit cards, automobile loans, personal loans, free checking, money market savings, home equity loans, business loans, regular savings account, certificates and more. ATFCU fulfills its obligation to actively serve the diverse social and economic interest of the community by delivering these products and services to members through a network of convenient locations and the latest technology. With 23 locations throughout Austin and the surrounding areas, ATFCU has an ongoing commitment to be their members’ primary financial institution now and for many years to come. To learn more, visit:


Tuesday July 19, 2022

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