The Corporate America Credit Union Board of Directors announced today it has chosen Pete Pritts as its new President/CEO, effective Nov. 19, 2012. Pritts has most recently served as President/CEO of First Corp in Phoenix, Ariz., and has 25 years experience in corporate credit unions. While at First Corp, Pritts served on the boards of CU Business Group LLC, CNBS, Inc. and on the Arizona Credit Union League legal and legislative committee. In 2010, Pritts was awarded its top credit union VOCUP award (“Very Outstanding Credit Union Person”) by the Arizona League.
According to Steve Nix, Chairman of CACU, “Pete is a proven leader and has the experience to guide us as we continue to serve our members and move our credit union forward. We are excited to have Pete take the helm.”
Pritts says he is looking forward to his new position. “Working for credit unions my entire career has been an amazing experience, and it will be a privilege to do the same with a strong team at Corporate America,” he said. “I’m eager to roll up my sleeves and get busy adding value.”
CACU’s Board partnered with the JMFA Executive Search Group to conduct a nationwide search of executives in the industry.