SECU of Washington Names Scott Adkins as their new CEO
SAN FRANCISCO, CA The School Employees Credit Union of Washington Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Scott Adkins as the organization’s next President/Chief Executive Officer. Scott will replace Sandra Kurack who has served as the organization’s leader for the past 20 years and will retire in the coming months.
SECU Board Chairman Rich Rutkowski noted that Scott will take over a credit union with a very strong balance sheet, owing to the great leadership of Sandy, and the dedicated staff. “Scott is completely aligned with SECU’s culture, and will provide excellent leadership as we move ahead.” Scott Adkins will join the School Employees Credit Union of Washington organization in November. “It is a distinct honor to join the SECU team and to follow one of the credit union industry’s most admired and respected leaders, Sandy Kurack. Alongside the entire SECU team, I look forward to serving our members and their financial needs. I am the luckiest guy in the world” states Adkins.
Scott Adkins currently serves as the Vice President of Lending at Spokane Teachers Credit Union, a $1.8 billion credit union located in Spokane, WA. Scott has 25 years of banking leadership experience including 11 years at STCU, as well as previous positions with consumer finance and community banking organizations. He received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his MBA from Gonzaga University. In his spare time, Scott serves as adjunct faculty at Gonzaga’s Graduate School of Business where he teaches banking and finance courses. Scott is a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School and received his Certified Chief Executive designation through the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES). Scott and his wife Beth have seven children and one grandchild.