Johnson appointed at Suncoast CU, Melbourne to retire from CFE FCU

Suncoast Credit Union recently announced the appointment of Kevin Johnson as president and CEO, effective Oct. 1, 2016. Suncoast is the largest credit union in Florida, serving 21 counties with 60 branches, assets of $7.5 billion, and more than 700,000 members. Johnson will take the helm after the retirement of Tom Dorety, who has led Suncoast […]

Suncoast Credit Union recently announced the appointment of Kevin Johnson as president and CEO, effective Oct. 1, 2016. Suncoast is the largest credit union in Florida, serving 21 counties with 60 branches, assets of $7.5 billion, and more than 700,000 members. Johnson will take the helm after the retirement of Tom Dorety, who has led Suncoast for 20 years.

Johnson has been with the credit union since 1985 and serves as board secretary of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU). Additionally, he is secretary of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation and serves as a member of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Payments Subcommittee and as a member of the Symitar Advisory Board. Read more on Johnson here.

Another major announcement was made by CFE Federal Credit Union’s board of directors stating that Joseph A. Melbourne Jr. is retiring as president and CEO, effective March 31, 2017. Under Melbourne’s leadership, the credit union grew from $373 million in assets and 10 branches to nearly $1.7 billion with 22 branches. Melbourne’s industry board service includes LEVERAGE, Florida Credit Union Shared Services, and the Cypress Group, among others.

Kevin S. Miller has been selected by the board of directors to succeed Melbourne as the credit union’s next president and CEO. Miller currently serves as executive vice president, chief administrative officer, and general counsel for CFE.

Miller is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and earned his juris doctor degree from Emory Law School in Atlanta. Read more on CFE here.

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