New Vice President of Information Technology Named at University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union
LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY– (January 2017) University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union (UKFCU) has announced the hiring of Bob Doucette as the credit union’s new Vice President of Information Technology.
“We are very excited to welcome Bob to our team. Our credit union is made up of a very unique and talented community and I have no doubt that in addition to being the right candidate for the job that Bob will fit right in,” said David Kennedy, President/Chief Executive Officer.
Bob comes to UKFCU with over 20 years of IT and Operational Management experience. He most recently served as Chief Information Officer of First Guaranty Bank, an institution with $1.6 Billion in assets. Prior to his time with First Guaranty Bank, Bob invested over 10 years with Fifth Third Bank of Cincinnati, Ohio. He served as Vice President- Information Technology as Vice President, Operations- Payment Servicers. Bob led Fifth Third Bank’s 24/7 global operation that consisted of over 400 employees. He ensured that 100 million transactions with total deposits exceeding $80 Billion were processed yearly. Bob has additional professional experience with GE Consumer & Industrial as IT Outsourcing Leader and IT Customer Integration Systems Program Manager, Media One Company, Raytheon Company and the United States Air Force. Bob graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern University of Boston, MA, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management Information Systems.
When asked about his new role at the credit union, Bob stated, “This is a very exciting time for me. I am honored and humbled to be given the opportunity to work for an institution such as UKFCU.”
About University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union
In January of 1937, a group of Agriculture College Employees from the University of Kentucky decided to form a credit union that would provide themselves and their co-workers with a better place to save and borrow money. Through their efforts, the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union was founded. UK Federal Credit Union is a not-for profit federally chartered credit union with assets over $690 million, and a membership in excess of 67,000. UKFCU’s sole purpose is to serve the financial needs of their members by offering their members quality products and services while maintaining a financially strong institution. University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union strives to create a professional environment that fosters personal growth and motivates employees to do their best. Their philosophy is “people helping people.”