1st University Credit Union welcomes new EVP to the team

WACO, TEXAS (July 6, 2021) — 1st University Credit Union today announced Kevin Hood has joined the credit union as an executive vice president. Hood will oversee the Information Systems and Compliance departments.

Hood joins the credit union from Cornerstone Resources in Plano, Texas where he was a senior IT consultant since August 2006. He has been a part of the information systems team at the Cornerstone Credit Union League since December 2003.

Prior to joining the League, Kevin was the information technology coordinator at 1st University Credit Union. According to Hood, “I am pleased to be heading back to the place I began my credit union career. Innovation will be a key priority as I bring new ideas and insights to 1st University.”

Hood is a 2002 graduate of Baylor University and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management of Information Systems degree. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor, as well he holds MCP and MCSA Certifications.

Gary Parker, CEO of 1st University, says, “Having Kevin join the team is exactly who we need at this time. The challenges of small credit unions coming out of the pandemic are great, and a strong understanding of the technology, regulations, and direction of the industry is paramount. Kevin brings that and more to this new position. And it’ll be nice to have him and his family back in Waco and at 1st University.”

Kevin Hood, Executive Vice President at 1st University Credit Union

About 1st University Credit Union

1st University Credit Union has been helping people achieve their financial goals since 1956, originally serving employees, students, and alumni of Baylor University and their families. Today, it is a full-service credit union serving the Baylor and Waco communities by providing financial services and products to meet modern demands. Find out more at


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