Chief Lending Officer

Credit Unions

East Hartford, CT


Originally founded in 1935 to serve the employees of defense contractor Pratt & Whitney, over the past 85 years American Eagle FCU has grown into one of the largest credit unions in New England, serving anyone who lives, works, or worships in select counties in CT and MA. As a credit union, American Eagle is a cooperative institution, operated for the benefit of its members. This capital structure supports the mission of the institution, which is focused on providing affordable financial services, member financial education, supporting local communities, and serving the underserved.


Based on the pending (12/31/21) promotion of the current Chief Lending Officer to CEO, American Eagle is seeking an experienced, innovative, and passionate Chief Lending Officer to take over a mature lending organization. With about $1.6B in loans outstanding, American Eagle has a sizeable, growing, and diverse portfolio, with excellent credit quality. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Chief Lending Officer will provide leadership and strategic direction to all lending functions including Real Estate, Consumer, Business, Credit Cards, Loan Servicing, Collections and Quality Assurance.


For more information or a confidential discussion, please reach out to Carll Wilkinson or Chris Kelley.

Smith & Wilkinson