President/Chief Executive Officer

Montana’s Credit Unions

Helena, MT


Position Description

Are We the Place For You?
The trade association for Montana’s Credit Unions 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 Montana and the consumers they serve. Our approximately 50 member credit unions (representing 100% 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 7-person Board of Directors (made up of credit union CEOs) and collaborates with a team of approximately a dozen employees to execute our mission of advancing a thriving Montana Credit Union community. Annually, Montana’s Credit Unions come together in education events throughout the state, in Helena and Washington D.C. for advocacy efforts, and through virtual meetings where we collaborate, connect, and expand financial well-being for all.

Located in the capital city of Helena, our office is a short distance from our historic statehouse. Our local community offers four seasons of access to the nation’s best outdoor activities, a thriving arts scene, and a welcoming population. Across the state, Montanans enjoy the beautiful diversity of the mountains and the plains; skiing, hiking, fishing, and rodeos, and a lifestyle that allows the time to engage with your neighbors, your family, and your community.

Is This the Career For You?
If you define success through the contributions you make to others, you might be a good fit to be the President/CEO of Montana’s Credit Unions. This career will give you the opportunity to make a big impact on the financial well-being of Montana’s consumers through your role in advancing a thriving Montana Credit Union Community.

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 Montana’s Credit Unions provides an opportunity to grow your career, try new things, and work closely to develop a team of leaders who care deeply about the mission of Montana’s Credit Unions. A network-builder and collaborator, you will thrive on bringing people together and uniting them around a shared common vision of expanding the economic well-being of the people we serve through credit unions.

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 a thriving Montana Credit Union Community? 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 Montana 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 your professional experience.

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Application Deadline
Dec. 30, 2022