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Credit Unions
Credit Union Executive Search

These days, people are conscientious about where they save and spend money. Supporting businesses that are responsible and have a positive impact on the local area is essential. As member-owned organizations, credit unions directly contribute to the communities they serve. 

Charles Shanley on Executive Recruiting in Credit Unions

Talent recruitment arguably has never been more challenging for credit unions. Sarah sat down with Shanley Search Partners CEO Charles Shanley to talk about what he's seeing in the market, from compensation packages to the different levels credit unions are using recruiting firms for to succession planning.


Credit Union Executive Recruiting

Find the talent that can take your credit union to new operational performance levels with Shanley Search Partners and our credit union executive recruiting. We're a strategic advisory firm committed to connecting exceptional people with credit union clients. Pairing people-first credit unions with leadership personnel who have similar values can create a synergy that propels the financial institution and, most importantly, the surrounding areas. 

Read more about our credit union executive search expertise in hiring the right talent for Credit Unions in our White Paper. 

People helping people

A strong community requires a healthy economy to prosper. People need a safe place to harbor monies and grow wealth. Small businesses, the biggest job creators in the country, often need loans.

Credit unions are a valued alternative in the financial services marketplace. They're not-for-profit financial cooperatives that return earnings to members in ways like better rates on loans and deposits as well as lower fees. Additionally, loans are typically processed locally. 

Changing regulatory requirements and customer views on financial services put credit unions under increased pressure. To overcome these challenges, a broader range of expertise around the boardroom table is needed. A knowledgeable, effective, and personable executive rallies everyone in a credit union and helps the entity stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Finding an executive who can optimally balance the needs of a credit union and its members is challenging, time-consuming, and precarious. Shanley Search Partners offers scuh credit union executive recruiting services. With us, you'll receive high-value results. While we can find talent for any role, here are common positions we seek out for credit union partners: 

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Lending Officer
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Executive Vice President
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Manager
  • Information Technology
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Digital Services / Strategy
  • Mortgage and Consumer Lending
  • Commercial Lending
  • Accounting / Finance
  • Marketing
  • Risk Management / Compliance

Our approach

Shanley Search Partners has decades of experience aiding credit unions in credit union president recruiting as well as other similar leadership positions. Our executive search team combs through a wide array of industries, functions, and locations to unearth talent capable of increasing performance, improving team effectiveness, and supporting strategic or cultural transformations. 

Unlike some search consultants, we develop close partnerships with clients to fully understand their search requirements. We examine operations, strategy, workplace environment, and future goals to identify the core competencies needed to optimize the organization. 

Afterward, we hit the ground running. Here's a look at our innovative three-phase approach for identifying high-quality executive leadership: 

On Your Side

Today's leadership roles at credit unions often require a unique mix of skills. Finding a professional who possesses all the necessary qualities is not an easy task, and this person may not even come from within the institution.

Shanley Search Partners has the resources and processes to find the best candidates for your credit union leadership positions. Having us scour the marketplace enables you to focus on what you do best, like serving members. 

Give us a call for more information about our credit union executive search services

Strong Year Replacement Guarantee In The Industry
Strong Year Replacement Guarantee In The Industry
Rigorous Applicant Vetting Process To Get Top Applicants
Rigorous Applicant Vetting Process To Get Top Applicants
25 Years Of Experience In Successful Recruiting
25 Years Of Experience In Successful Recruiting
Extensive Database Of Networks Nationwide
Extensive Database Of Networks Nationwide

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