Fox Communities Credit Union Announces Retirement of President/Chief Executive Officer

APPLETON, WISCONSIN – (February 15, 2019) Fox Communities Credit Union’s President and CEO, Greg Hilbert, has announced his plan to retire in April 2020.  Fox Communities Credit Union has hired D. Hilton Associates to conduct a nationwide search to find their next President and CEO.


“We thank Greg for his outstanding contributions, endless dedication and loyal service to Fox Communities Credit Union over the past 38 years.  The credit union has hit many remarkable milestones under Greg’s leadership, and we couldn’t be better positioned for continued growth and success,” said Bill Panella, Chairperson of the Board of Directors. “We wish Greg a happy, healthy and fulfilling retirement.”


Hilbert has been CEO for more than 38 years.  He joined Fox Communities Credit Union in 1980, when it was known as Combined Locks Credit Union, had only 4 employees and $3 million in assets.  With his leadership, Fox Communities Credit Union continues to grow and prosper, with 400 employees serving more than 100,000 members and holding over $1.6 billion in assets. Through Greg’s leadership, Fox Communities Credit Union was the No. 1-rated credit union in the nation for 2017, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence’s annual ranking.  Hilbert sits on the Board of Directors of Corporate Central Credit Union.


“I would like to thank our members and staff for making the past 38 years so deeply rewarding.  It takes a great team to achieve what we did, and I am truly grateful for all of your hard work.  I am confident Fox Communities Credit Union will continue having a positive impact in our community for many years to come,” said Greg.


About Fox Communities Credit Union

Fox Communities Credit Union opened their first location in 1937. Starting out as Combined Locks Credit Union, serving employees of the Locks Mill, the credit union grew to $3 million in asset size by 1980 at which time the credit union expanded to serve the residents of Combined Locks.  Becoming Fox Communities Credit Union in 1987, today the credit union exceeds more than $1.6 billion in assets, offers 22 locations in 12 counties, and serves over 100,000 members. Reaching their 80-year milestone in 2017, Fox Communities Credit Union is ready to serve their membership another 80 years.


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 February 20, 2019

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