Provo, UT – After serving Utah Community Credit Union (UCCU) for 28 years and dedicating over 40 years to the financial services industry, President/CEO, Bret VanAusdal is planning to retire within the next year. A nationwide search for UCCU’s next CEO has been launched by DDJ Myers, the well-known executive search and leadership development firm.

“We recognize Bret’s unwavering dedication to improving the financial lives of UCCU’s members through pioneering advanced technologies to make financial services easier, safer, and more convenient. We appreciate his ability to focus on and drive financial results,” says Linda Makin, Board Chair.

The next CEO will be charged with leading UCCU into the future and setting the stage for continued growth and expansion. “UCCU’s Board has been proactive in its succession planning efforts and a comprehensive search process is already underway,” says Deedee Myers, PhD, Founder & CEO of DDJ Myers, an ALM First Company. “As facilitator, we work very closely with the Board to thoroughly evaluate both internal and external candidates and find the best fit possible.”

Those interested in applying for this position can learn more in the “Open Positions” section of Candidates may also submit their confidential resumes to with “UCCU CEO” listed in the subject line.

About UCCU
Utah Community Credit Union ($3.0B, Provo, Utah) is a member-owned financial cooperative with the satisfaction and financial well-being of our members at the heart of all we do. We are dedicated to fostering a genuine Culture of Care while prioritizing member needs for fast, easy, and safe product and service delivery through every channel. We strive to exceed member expectations by delivering exceptional service, high value/low-cost financial products and services, and consistently enhancing the member experience. Learn more at

About DDJ Myers, an ALM First Company
DDJ Myers specializes in leadership success through executive recruitment, strategic organization, and board development for financial institutions. In addition, they offer a broad range of online assessments to help companies optimize their greatest assets – their people. DDJ Myers joined forces with ALM First, a strategic partner for depositories, offering an array of financial advisory services, in 2022 to provide expanded educational opportunities and solutions to help clients optimize both people and financial performance. Learn more at or visit our parent company

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