Land of Lincoln Credit Union Selects Douglas B. Harris as new Chief Executive Officer

Doug Harris

The Board of Directors of Land of Lincoln Credit Union are pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas B. Harris as their next CEO / President. “We were searching for a person with the right balance of experience, vision, and passion to lead our team as we continue to grow. Doug brings that balance and we are very excited about the future of our Credit Union under his leadership” states Mark Kennedy, Board Chairman. Before joining Land of Lincoln Credit Union, Douglas B. Harris was the President of Centra Credit Union in Columbus, IN.  Doug began his banking career in 1985 at First Merchants Bank of Muncie, Indiana where he held the positions of Commercial Credit Manager, Assistant Comptroller, and Vice President of Finance.  In 2001 Doug joined Centra Credit Union as their Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Doug was promoted to Executive Vice President and President before leaving Centra. “I want to thank the Board of Directors of Land of Lincoln Credit Union for placing their trust and confidence in me and selecting me as their next CEO.”  “I’m excited about joining an organization that compliments my philosophy of strong corporate teamwork, growth focus, and returning value to the members and communities served.”  “I am replacing the retirement of a former CEO, Mac Dunaway who along with the Board of Directors, have the company moving in the right direction.”  “My goal is to maintain and enhance the forward momentum.” Doug is a graduate of Ball State University of Muncie, Indiana where he obtained both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree.  Doug is also graduate of the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin.   Doug served as a Board Member for the Credit Union Centers Shared Branching Board, FiServ Datasafe Executive Advisory Committee Member, Centra Foundation Board Member, and kidscommons Children’s Museum of Columbus, Indiana Board Member. Land of Lincoln Credit Union is headquartered in Decatur, Illinois and serves 18 counties in Central Illinois.  With a total of 12 branches, Land of Lincoln Credit Union offers a full line of banking, investment, and insurance services.  For more information, please visit

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