SeaComm Federal Credit Union president named CEO of the year by NAFCU
MASSENA -- SeaComm Federal Credit Union President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Wilson was chosen 2018 CEO of the Year from the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) in Washington, D.C.
“This award reflects the professionalism, dedication and hard work that Mr. Wilson brings to the position,” said SeaComm Board of Directors Chairman Myron Burns. “As a Board we are honored to have a leader who represents us and our members throughout the credit union organization.”Wilson was nominated for this award in the credit union asset category of $250 million and over. His selection was made in consideration of his leadership and management ability; ability to coordinate and work with volunteers and paid staff; commitment to preserving staff morale and supporting staff education, achievements, contributions to the credit union community and education and training.
“This award wouldn’t be possible without an outstanding team that ensures the credit union is operating at peak performance and is always looking to raise its own bar of excellence,” said Wilson.
“I am so proud to be leading SeaComm, and each one of my staff has made my 10+ years at the helm possible. I know I cannot only count on my employees, but my Board of Directors who provide me with on-going support and counsel, as well as my wife, Doreen, who has been there every step of the way during my career. Receiving this award only solidifies that this honor is possible due to having great people along the way,” said Wilson.
As the honored award recipient, he will be recognized by his peers and credit unions from around the nation in Seattle, Washington. The award ceremony will be held in June, where he will be given an engraved award to commemorate his accomplishments and also be featured in the July/August issue of NAFCU Journal a trade magazine.
Some of the highlights of his 10+ year career as CEO of SeaComm: the credit union has grown its asset base by $350 million, membership has increased by 37%, profitability has surpassed peer averages, oversaw the construction a new headquarters in Massena, added Personal Financial Advisor Services, named a Best Company to Work for in New York eight consecutive years, was NAFCU Credit Union of the Year in 2012, formulated a Leadership Development program for managers and expanded its charter to serve in Clinton and Essex Counties, NY and Grand Isle, Franklin and Chittenden Counties in Vermont.