Rye, NY

Recruiting for a strong consumer lending professional from a billion dollar or larger credit union or community bank.  This financial institution is seeking an innovative, engaging, strong leader with a passion for helping members make their dreams a reality.  The vice president of consumer lending (VPCL) reports directly to the chief lending officer and has chief lending officer succession possibilities.  This financial institution serves 90,000 members worldwide, is dynamic, fast-paced and leads the industry in providing new electronic services to members.

As the VPCL, you will be responsible for leading the consumer lending team and managing consumer loan acquisitions including direct, indirect, credit card, ASCAP, and all other potential sources (RVs, planes, boats, and other unique loans).  You will provide effective leadership and strategic direction while improving the effectiveness of the consumer lending department. You must be prepared to develop, implement, and monitor department objectives to meet the institution’s needs and cultivate relationships with new partners to develop business and growth.  Additionally, you will be responsible for the consistent review of credit underwriting opportunities to leverage automation. 

Candidates must have: 

  • a bachelor’s degree 
  • at least seven years of experience in the following areas of consumer lending: 
    • underwriting and loan servicing experience 
    • credit cards
    • commercial
    • direct and indirect 
    • experience in specialty lending
  • three years of management experience 
  • come from a $1B credit union or bank

Benefits for this position include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k plan with up to a 6% match, generous paid time off, flexible spending accounts, and a gym membership reimbursement program.  The salary ranges from $110,000 to $160,000 with the opportunity for a bonus.