Columbia Credit Union, a top-10 SBA lender in the Portland/Vancouver metro area, announced Steve Kenny as Columbia Credit Union’s next President and Chief Executive Officer.
Columbia’s Board advanced Kenny into the leadership role for Clark County Washington’s largest credit union.
Steve Kenny transitions into the position immediately having been the Interim CEO since May 2009 and Chief Operating Officer for the past two years.
As Columbia’s Chief Operating Officer, Kenny was responsible for the design and construction of Columbia’s two award-winning sustainably-built branches located in Washougal and at Vancouver’s Grand Central Marketplace.
He said: “I’m looking forward to working with Columbia Credit Union’s visionary Board of Directors. I appreciate this opportunity to direct the future of an organization that, over the past 57 years, has become an integral part of this community. I firmly believe in the credit union philosophy of providing our members with the value and tools they need to achieve financial success”.
Commenting on the decision, the Board Chair, Chuck McDonald, said: “Steve has provided Columbia members with excellent leadership and service for many years and is well established and well suited to lead the Credit Union into the next decade”.