Leading with emotional intelligence

Nav Khanna says leadership is all about relationships.

Nav Khanna says lending growth is a strategic imperative for First City Credit Union.

Nav Khanna joined $932 million asset First City Credit Union in Altadena, Calif., on June 1 as its new president/CEO.

He comes to First City from Travis Credit Union in Vacaville, Calif., where he served as executive vice president/chief operating officer. Khanna, who has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, offers his thoughts on executive leadership.

Credit Union Magazine: What’s your biggest challenge as a new credit union CEO?

Nav Khanna: Only one? There are so many. The first one that comes to mind as an incoming CEO is the board governance aspect.


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