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Meet Our Leadership Team

Bob West

Chief Executive Officer

Bob West

22+ years in the
credit union industry

Leads vision, mission & strategic practices

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Derrick Smith

Chief Operating Officer

Derrick Smith

30+ years in the
credit union industry

Supports a talented team of professionals delivering Core systems and Essential Services; tactical and strategic planning

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Rebecca Schmidt

Chief Financial Officer

Rebecca Schmidt

20+ years in the
credit union industry

Leads the financials and accounting team for CU*SOUTH

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Starla Honea

SVP of Solutions

Starla Honea

15+ years in the
credit union industry

Finding solutions for credit unions to strategically establish a path for increased success

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Dave Roberts

VP Information Systems & Technology

Dave Roberts

14+ years in the
credit union industry
24+ years in programming

Leads team of programming experts & customizable solutions for our credit union partners

Laura Nehls

Director of Organizational Development

Laura Nehls

10+ years in the
credit union industry
14 years in financial industry

Oversees employee relations and development, and organizational planning

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Danny Phillips

Director of Client Experience

Danny Phillips

7+ years in the
credit union industry
20+ years in financial industry

Leads support, conversion, and client experience teams

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DeJuan Kidd

Manager of Collections by Objective

DeJuan Kidd

11+ years in the
credit union industry
25+ years in collections

Lead and develops successful collections teams

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Michele Gonzales

Manager of CUinBalance

Michele Gonzales

23+ years in the
credit union industry

Leads the team providing accounting services

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Ron Martin

Manager of CTO Advantage

Ron Martin

8+ years in the
credit union industry

Leads a team of IT professionals overseeing internal infrastructure and client IT solutions

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