The Y-12 Federal Credit Union board of directors has named a new president and chief executive officer.
Mark Ziegler, the new CEO, will replace Tom Hilton, who will retire later this year, a press release said.
â€œTom Hilton joined Y-12 Federal Credit Union more than 20 years ago as president/CEO and has led Y-12 FCU to achieve goals that we never imagined when he came on board,” board chairman Don Norris said. “We sincerely appreciate his leadership and dedication over the past 20-plus years and wish him the best in his retirement.
“Mark Ziegler brings to Y-12 FCU a proven track record of success and is a great fit for the culture that Tom has established. We are confident that he can build on our success and lead us to even greater goals.”
The release said Ziegler has more than 30 years of credit union leadership experience, currently serving as chief lending officer at MAX Credit Union in Montgomery, Ala., where he oversees the organizationâ€™s credit administration, mortgage, consumer, and business lending and collections activities. Ziegler also serves as president of the credit unionâ€™s wholly owned subsidiary MAX Capital LLC.
â€œI am honored to be named as the new CEO of Y-12 Federal Credit Union, and I am excited about the opportunity to build upon Y-12â€™s history of success,” Ziegler said.
Ziegler’s prior positions include senior vice president of operations at Allied Solutions, a leading provider of financial services to credit unions nationwide. Ziegler began his credit union career in Texas, where he progressed to the chief lending officer role at Community Credit Union (now ViewPoint Bank) in Plano, Texas.
The release said Ziegler is a certified credit union executive who attended Texas State University, where he earned a bachelorâ€™s degree in business administration, and Dallas Baptist University, where he earned a masterâ€™s in business administration.