Vantage West Credit Union Announces Executive Search for President and Chief Executive Officer

Tucson, Arizona (October 2019) – The $1.9 billion, state chartered Vantage West Credit Union, headquartered in Tucson, AZ, has announced an executive search for their next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).


“The Board of Directors at Vantage West Credit Union is excited to begin the process of identifying our next President and CEO,” said Oscar Lizardi, Chairperson of the Board of Directors. “Vantage West has a demonstrated commitment to serving our Members and communities and finding a leader to help us continue that legacy is paramount. We are looking for a strategically minded, innovative individual, with a proven track record of leadership and success. An individual who will engage our Associates in building long lasting relationships exceeding our Members’ expectations.”


The CEO will be responsible for planning, directing, and managing all Credit Union activities within the framework of Vantage West’s vision and mission statement, all in accordance with policies established by the Board of Directors, overseeing organizational performance, and ensuring financial stability with the best interest of the Members, Associates, and Credit Union in mind.


Vantage West Credit Union has partnered with D. Hilton Associates, an executive recruiting and human resources firm, to assist the Credit Union in the executive search process. More information about the position can be found on the D. Hilton Associates website at


About Vantage West Credit Union

Vantage West Credit Union, originated in 1955 in a one-room barrack at Davis-Monthan Airforce Base, to serve Tucson’s airmen and their families. Today, Vantage West has grown to over $1.9 billion in assets and offers a full range of consumer and business financial products and services to over 160,000 Members. Vantage West is an Arizona-based, Member-Owned credit union. Profits are invested in the Membership and in the communities served by the Credit Union. At Vantage West, they believe that when their Members and communities thrive, they thrive. The Credit Union prides itself on its dedicated commitment to earning and rewarding the loyalty of the people and communities they are connected with, by living their core principles of Value People, Work Collaboratively, Contribute Proactively, and Uphold Integrity, (VWCU), so they can all thrive together. Vantage West is federally insured by NCUA. To learn more, visit


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 30, 2019

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