CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union

Alexandria, VA


Position Description

Are We the Place For You?
CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union ($450M, Alexandria, VA) is a fast-growing financial cooperative, seeking a leader who can propel us forward. We believe in the experience we give to our diverse membership—from university students and professors to the US Army Corps of Engineers with many audiences in between. We strive to meet their unique needs and plan to make that level of service available to a growing membership base as we serve the broader community and our individual SEGs.

We are focused on building for the future, while delivering a great experience in the now. Today, that means being a financial partner for life to our 38,000 members. Tomorrow, we will reach the $500M mark, then set our sights on $1B. Our next President/CEO will come in well-positioned to lead today, while keeping an eye on that horizon.

With only three CEOs in our 77-year history—all who retired from the credit union after great careers-- we are looking for the next leader who will love making this their home, bringing a credit union-first level of loyalty who inspires action from others..

Is This the Role For You?
CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union is looking for a President/CEO who is ready to take on the role of leader among leaders. Our top-notch leadership team has built relationships into our cultural DNA. You may be the right visionary to guide this team from strategy to action if your collaborative style has generated proven results in growing a credit union, innovating and implementing new ways of serving members (including through leveraging technology), and inspiring teams along the way.

You are a leader who listens first, then connects a vison to strategic actions that others are enthusiastic about supporting. Relationships have likely been key to your success, with your involvement in building CUSOs, engaging in advocacy efforts for the system, and partnering with mission-driven community organizations leading to new business growth.

Your communication style has created a reputation that you are trustworthy, collaborative, and always about the team. Your track record has demonstrated that this collaborative and visionary style leads to results, demonstrated in both the success of financial institutions and programs you have led, as well as in the growth of the individuals you have recruited, developed, and retained on your teams.

Let’s Get To Know Each Other
Intrigued by this opportunity? Send a cover letter and your resume (or link to your LinkedIn profile) that demonstrates the comprehensive understanding you have of running a leading credit union. You should understand how each department of a credit union contributes to overall success, how to work effectively with a Board of Directors and key functional leaders on your executive team, and how to lead an organization through all areas of business planning (strategic, budgeting, exam readiness).

These skills were most likely acquired through a combination of executive leadership and education. Today, you likely hold a formal degree and a top leadership position at a credit union, and you know what it takes to grow to and lead a $1 Billion financial institution.

Resume and cover letter are required to complete your application.

How to Apply

Submit Online:
Send Your Cover Letter and Resume to:

Job Position Type
Application Deadline
Mar. 31, 2021