The SRP Federal Credit Union Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Harry Gunsallus as the organization’s next President/Chief Executive Officer. He will succeed the organization’s accomplished President/Chief Executive Officer Mr. Ed Templeton who plans to retire later this year. SRP Board Chairman Roy Geiselhart states, “The Board is pleased and excited that Mr. Gunsallus will be joining the SRP Team as President and CEO. His energy, leadership, and vision fits well with our strategic goals and culture. Ed Templeton, our current CEO, who will retire in July, led the Team for the past 29 years as SRP developed into the strong, dynamic financial institution it is today. The Board feels that Mr. Gunsallus is the perfect leader to continue and enhance Ed’s legacy.”
Harry Gunsallus is currently an Executive Vice President at Redstone Federal Credit Union in Huntsville, AL ($4.3B in assets). Gunsallus also serves as the President and CEO of Redstone Consulting Group, a subsidiary (CUSO) of Redstone FCU. “I am honored to have been chosen by the board to lead SRP FCU into the next exciting era of the company. SRP’s focus on their members and employees has helped establish them as a leader in their market. I look forward to working with the employees and Board in driving growth and achieving the strategic goals” states Gunsallus.
Gunsallus is a seasoned banking and credit union professional with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Gunsallus has held numerous senior executive level positions in major banks, startup banks and two credit unions. This breadth of experience in operations, lending, technology, compliance and project management work makes him uniquely qualified to bring about lasting change. Mr. Gunsallus holds a Bachelor’s degree in organizational management, an MBA and several other certifications to include his Certified Chief Executive (CCE) through the CUES organization.