Newark – Chief Lending Officer – Credit Union (107685)

John has been a Chief Lending Officer for five years with a total of nine years of relevant banking experience.

He is seeking an opportunity with a Newark area credit union.

John’s career skills as a Chief Lending Officer include:

  • Signing authority up to $1MM for residential and commercial real estate
  • Responsible for the oversight of CRE, C&I and SBA underwriting as well as loan participation funding
  • Managed and directed operations for real estate lending, consumer lending, indirect auto lending, and business with a 42% real estate origination growth rate, 45% consumer lending growth rate, and 32% business growth rate in 2016
  • Dramatically reduced turn-around time on mortgage and consumer loans through increased efficiencies, a paperless environment, and streamlined procedures
  • Significantly increased loan balances by 41% and loan originations by 136% during a slow economy by streamlining procedures/processes and the introduction of highly successful lending programs
  • Researched and developed new loan products and services, introducing several, highly successful products
  • Provide strategic direction for lending operations; including, real estate, consumer, business, and collections
  • Recommended, implemented, and managed a new, highly successful in-house credit card program
  • Developed incentive programs, increasing staff performance and goal achievement
  • Performed internal audits, ensuring NCUA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHLB, and other Investor compliance
  • Authored corporate real estate, business, and consumer lending policies and procedures
  • Prepared periodic financial analysis and accompanying reports to monitor loan growth, staff goal achievement, and real estate, consumer loan, business, and indirect lending portfolio performance
  • Prepared and monitored departmental budgets; exceeding loan growth expectations
  • Successfully attained Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac approval for mortgage lending and sales; developing a successful real estate lending department from the ground up
  • Member of various Senior Management Committees and Loan Review Committees; including, commercial loans

John is asking for a base salary minimum of $109K.

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