The Kentucky Credit Union League is seeking our next President/Chief Executive Officer. We are a small and thriving trade association, committed to the well-being of financial cooperatives across Kentucky and the consumers they serve. Our 52 member credit unions (representing 95% affiliation of our potential members) are highly supportive of the work we do in education, advocacy, and collaboration.
Our trade association is an independent entity proud of our autonomy and with a bright future ahead. Our President/CEO reports to a 14-person Board of Directors (made up of credit union CEOs and one credit union volunteer) and collaborates with a team of 7 employees to fulfill our purpose of promoting growth, unity, and vitality of credit unions. This is accomplished through the highest levels of leadership and professional service, quality information, and programs that enhance credit unions’ ability to exist, compete, and prosper in the financial marketplace.
Located in Louisville, our office is about one hour from our historic statehouse. Our local community offers some of the best quality of life in the United States, with a robust economy, a thriving food and culture scene, a commitment to inclusion, and some of the nation's highest affordability.
Is This the Career For You?
If you love bringing others together to create success bigger than they can accomplish alone, you might be a good fit to be the President/CEO of the Kentucky Credit Union League. This career will give you the opportunity to make a big impact on the financial well-being of Kentucky’s consumers through your role in advancing the vitality of Kentucky’s credit unions.
As you use your well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with a wide variety of key stakeholders, you will connect members with solutions and create an environment of collaboration across the industry. Being the President/CEO of the League provides an opportunity to grow your career, try new things, and work closely to develop a team of leaders who care deeply about the credit union mission. A network-builder and collaborator, you will thrive on bringing people together and uniting them around a shared vision of expanding the economic well-being of the people credit unions serve.
Advocacy is at the heart of what we do, and effective advocacy means understanding diverse perspectives and finding common ground to bring stakeholders together. Ensuring the vitality of Kentucky’s Credit Unions also means providing professional and education services that elevate how they serve members.
A visionary, inspiring, and solutions-oriented approach to your career will prepare you to bring new ideas. A level of comfort with doing things a little differently will make you ready to take approaches that haven’t previously been tried in an effort to carry us forward sustainably.
Help Us Get to Know You
Are you the relationship-based leader who will continue advancing the vitality of Kentucky’s Credit Unions? Let us know by providing a letter of interest that describes your understanding of the value of a trade association in creating success for members, that shares why you want to be a part of the Kentucky Credit Union community, and how your career has prepared you to be the top executive of a trade association.
Include a resume or link to your LinkedIn profile that demonstrates any formal education or certifications you have obtained and that outlines the professional experience that qualifies you to lead a business with a $2M budget, including oversight of the administration, operations, advocacy, and education programs.
A cover letter and resume are required to complete your application.
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