Idaho United Credit Union ($55M, Meridian, ID) has selected Nick McGhee to serve as its new chief executive officer (CEO). McGhee was placed by DDJ Myers, the well-known leadership development firm that recently became an ALM First Company, and will join Idaho United this month. He brings more than 14 years of credit union and banking experience to his new role, along with significant leadership and coaching expertise from running high-producing teams at both Amazon and TitleOne.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Nick McGhee as our new CEO. Nick’s strong mentoring and coaching skills will help drive our team forward, allowing the credit union to grow and expand while continuing to provide our loyal members with the best possible service at the least possible cost,” says Rich Hahn, Idaho United Credit Union’s Board Chairperson.
“I’ve always loved the credit union industry and the good we do for our members,” says McGhee. “Idaho United CU is in a unique position to grow by deepening our relationships and serving as the primary financial institution for more members of our local community. I look forward to working with an excellent team to take the credit union to a whole new level.”
McGhee previously served in various roles at Idaho Central Credit Union, Pioneer Federal Credit Union, U.S. Bank, Provident Bank and San Diego County Credit Union. Most recently, he led a high-performing team of 80 associates for Amazon. In his spare time, he enjoys coaching high school baseball and spending time with his wife and five children. Originally from San Diego, McGhee and his family have lived in Idaho for ten years and love the local community.
Idaho United Credit Union’s Board of Directors hired DDJ Myers for its executive search to attract and recruit the best talent to fulfill the cooperative’s strategic objectives. Based on DDJ Myers’ thorough process, the Board is confident that McGhee will lead the credit union successfully into the future.
“It was fantastic working with DDJ Myers,” says McGhee. “Everyone was so professional and helpful during each step of the process. My level of preparation allowed me to relax and have a deeper conversation with the board, focusing our attention on the future of the credit union.”