Cardinal Credit Union Enlists Services of D. Hilton Associates to Search for Chief Lending Officer

The Woodlands, Texas (October 2018) – Cardinal Credit Union, headquartered in Mentor, OH, is in search of a visionary and strategic Chief Lending Officer to oversee and monitor the Lending function, guide staff with loan growth, while delivering outstanding service to members.


The ideal candidate will stay well-informed with trends and changes within the industry and participate in strategic planning while ensuring all loan programs are used efficiently to assist with the goals of the credit union. Reporting to the CEO, this executive will communicate directions clearly and assist with employee development and growth.  This position requires strong collaboration with multiple departments and staff, and being able to establish good relationships with clients and vendors.  The ideal candidate must have robust interpersonal and management skills, as well as demonstrate excellent communication and diplomacy skills. A Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of seven years of progressive lending experience in all areas of lending (consumer, VISA, mortgage, and indirect) is required.  Must have strong supervisory skills and be able to successfully perform in a multi-task environment.


About Cardinal Credit Union

Cardinal Credit Union was organized in 1953 to serve the Mentor Public School System employees.  Today, it is a $237 million-dollar community chartered credit union that provides services to those who live, work, worship, or attend school in Lake, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Ashtabula, Portage, Summit, Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties. The credit union’s motto “People Helping People” and mission “To brighten our members’ financial future” is demonstrated in every transaction that takes place at Cardinal. With a full range of products that offer the best rates and service to the members, Cardinal strives to provide each member personalized services and individualized financial attention. In addition, all relatives of current members can become members regardless of residency.  At Cardinal, once a member, always a member!


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



Wednesday October 10, 2018

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