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Chief Lending Officer

Los Angeles, California

• Develops and executes USCCU’s top level lending strategies
• Product manager for all lending products, services and sources of lending related non-interest income
• Directs the processing, underwriting, funding, servicing and secondary marketing of all lending products
• Directs all collection, collateral liquidation, loan modification and troubled debt restructuring programs, and ancillary loan support functions (DMV, loan document storage and retrieval, workflow optimization, etc.)
• Directs all lending related credit union service organization (CUSO) operations that provide services to USCCU and its member/owners, to other credit unions and their members, and to other financial institutions.
• Develops and directs indirect consumer (primarily auto), commercial (primarily medical/dental and professional practice loans to USC alums), lifestyle (medical/dental, retail and home improvement) and private student loan programs, and USCCU’s loan participation/syndication program
• Recruits, develops, coaches and mentors a high-performing team of lending managers and support staff
• Consistently evaluates and enhances the CU’s lending products and service delivery practices - with an emphasis on remote delivery via the internet , mobile and other non-traditional delivery channels - to ensure that USCCU meets the Trojan Family’s unyielding value and service requirements
• Works in concert with other Chief Officers to ensure that the lending pipeline remains at capacity, that our lending personnel thoroughly understand their responsibility to their internal customers as well as to USCCU’s member/owners, and that the lending team is efficient, well-trained, well-supported and well-paid in relation to their production and their high-performing asset-size peers
• Analyzes and negotiates third party contracts with lending support vendors and secondary marketing entities to ensure that the CU’s lending technology and product delivery solutions meet the needs of the CU and its member/owners
• Ensures that the CU’s lending products, pricing structures and balance sheet concentration levels are within USCCU’s interest rate, credit, balance sheet concentration and liquidity risk parameters
• Analyzes departmental metrics to provide periodic reports on product performance, service quality, member value and departmental key performance indicators in support of progress toward USCCU strategic and operational goals as needed
• Analyzes complex regulatory changes and implements the policies and procedures necessary to ensure compliance


Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Combined experience/education for substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 10 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Bachelor’s degree in finance, business management or similar field. Highly motivated, detail-oriented and passionate about driving member value. Strong knowledge of finance and accounting, organizational structure dynamics, financial modeling, asset liability management, and quantitative analysis. Hands-on financial leader with great communication, presentation, collaboration, consensus-building and listening skills. Passion and curiosity for innovation and technology. Experience with a broad array of lending technology relevant to enhancing the member experience.


REQ20093650 Posted Date: 09/30/2020

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