REGULATING AGENCY: Georgia Department of Banking and Finance
- Kevin Hagler, Deputy Commissioner for Supervision
- Steve Pleger, Senior Deputy Commissioner
- Website: dbf.georgia.gov/credit-unions
- Publications and Guidance
LEAGUE: League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates, Georgia Credit Union Association (GCUA)
- Patrick La Pine, Chief Executive Officer
- Jared Ross, President
- Website: lscu.coop
STATS: (As of Dec 2020)
- TOTAL # SCUs: 49
- TOTAL # FCUs: 47
- SCU % OF TOTAL (SCUS #/STATE TOTAL #): 51% of 96 GA CUs
- TOTAL $ SCU ASSETS: $25,975,086,321
- TOTAL $ FCU ASSETS: $3,666,802,856
- TOTAL ASSETS: $29,641,889,177
- SCU % OF TOTAL ASSETS (SCUS $/STATE TOTAL $): 88%
FUN FACT: Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon is the largest archeological development east of the Mississippi River.
Cherokee County Born & Raised President & CEO Named Top 10 in 10
Author: Lizeth George; Southeastern CU News
WOODSTOCK – June 10, 2021 – Credit Union of Georgia is honored to announce the recognition of their President & Chief Executive Officer, Brian Albrecht as one of Cherokee County’s Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals to Watch. The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Enjoy Cherokee Magazine coordinated this recognition program to focus on Cherokee County residents under the age of 40 who are considered to be the county’s up and coming leaders over the next 10 years. At the age of 35 and after dedicating 10 years to Credit Union of Georgia, Albrecht was named President/CEO of the $320MM Credit Union in 2018. Since his time at the helm of Credit Union of Georgia, it has grown to over $500MM in assets in less than three years.
“We were extremely pleased with the number and caliber of candidates for this year’s recognition. As we have grown accustomed to since this program’s inception in 2012, far more than 10 nominations were received and likewise, there were far more applications than honoree slots. Each application was carefully reviewed by a panel of judges that found the task of only choosing ten honorees challenging,” shared Chamber Board Chair Adam Smith, Senior Vice President and Commercial Banker with Synovus
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