U.Va. Credit Union President and CEO retires

Alison DeTuncq leaves after 32 years


September 17, 2021


Kate andrews

Alison DeTuncq, President and CEO of the Community Credit Union at the University of Virginia

Alison DeTuncq, who served for 22 years as president and CEO of the University of Virginia Community Credit Union in Charlottesville, plans to retire in May 2022, the institution announced this week.

She began her career with the credit union 32 years ago, and during her tenure as head of the cooperative, the assets of the credit union grew from $ 130 million to over $ 1.3 billion. of dollars. DeTuncq oversaw three charter expansions that brought membership to 20 counties and five cities, as well as branch count to 18, and she was the originator of the credit union’s award-winning financial literacy program. which has spread to other Virginia credit unions, as well as a participant in the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which provides free tax preparation services. The credit union employs 250 people and has 70,000 members, individuals and businesses.

“It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve as CEO of the credit union and be part of the credit union movement,” she said in a statement. “I am so grateful to the amazing team I have had the privilege to work with for so many years, from the dedicated volunteer board and committee members, to the amazing staff who have been so committed to success. of our credit union. ”

DeTuncq, who has held several positions in the Virginia Credit Union League and won his Eugene H. Farley Jr. Award of Excellence, is also President and CEO of U.Va. The mortgage business of Community Credit Union, Member Options LLC, and sits on its board of directors. She was also the first chairwoman of the board of directors of VIZO Financial Corporate Credit Union after its merger.

The U.Va. The Community Credit Union Board of Directors has partnered with Shanley Search Partners to find DeTuncq’s successor.

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