Travis Markley has been selected as the next CEO of Hoosier Hills Credit Union, set to succeed George McNichols who is retiring after 35 years at the helm. Markley’s appointment is effective on January 1, 2020. He will be working closely with McNichols until his retirement in March 2020.
Since joining Hoosier Hills in June 2018 as Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer, Markley has been a key player on the Credit Union’s executive team. He has spent his professional career leading customer service and customer experience teams in technology and financial service organizations. Markley has a track record of leading organizations through change and innovation, and is a strong advocate for the credit union movement, especially when it comes to the mission of Hoosier Hills Credit Union.
Markley holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Butler University and a Master’s degree in Technology Management from Purdue University. He also has several executive certifications and continuing education in financial systems, leadership, employee development, and process improvement.
“Our Board of Directors worked with a national search firm to complete the selection process,” said Jennie Edwards, HHCU Board Chair. “After interviewing a number of highly qualified internal and external candidates, we determined Travis to be our best choice for moving the Credit Union forward. We are pleased to be able to follow George McNichols’ successful leadership with a person of Travis’ experience and talent. We are looking forward to working with him and ensuring a smooth transition in leadership.”
“This is an exciting time for Hoosier Hills Credit Union, and I am honored to be selected as the successor of George McNichols and to serve as the Credit Union’s next CEO. George and his entire staff have done a remarkable job the past 35 years, and their work has positioned us for tremendous success in the future,” commented Markley on his appointment. “This allows us to continue to serve our members with even greater impact and to continue fulfilling the mission of improving the financial lives of our members and the communities we serve. Fundamentally HHCU will always remain dedicated to this mission – that isn’t changing.”