Brian Waldron appointed new Chief Executive Officer of Dort Financial Credit Union

GRAND BLANC, MI (February 15, 2022) — Grand Blanc, MI – Dort Financial Credit Union announces the appointment of Brian Waldron as their next Chief Executive Officer. Waldron will assume the responsibilities on March 18, 2022, and will succeed Vicki Hawkins, who is retiring, in April.

Waldron looks forward to moving to the Grand Blanc, Michigan area with his wife of 20 years, Alicia, and their three boys. Waldron says, “I grew up in Northwest Ohio but have always rooted for Michigan (you can thank my grandma). I attended Miami University in Oxford, OH, and began my credit union journey in Dayton, OH. Coming back to Michigan after more than a decade away is like coming home.”

Regarding the new role, Waldron states, “I am honored to be joining Dort Financial Credit Union, and I am thankful for the Board of Directors for allowing me the opportunity. I look forward to working with the Board to meet the opportunities and face the challenges ahead. I have always believed in the mission of credit unions and the idea of ‘people helping people’ and making a difference in the lives of their members. I am excited to begin working with the staff at Dort Financial in making a difference in the lives of its current and future members.”

Waldron has served in multiple executive roles. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Lending/Chief Lending Officer at Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union ($6.4B assets) in Poughkeepsie, NY. Previously held positions include Assistant Vice President at Universal 1 Credit Union and Chief Lending Officer at Scott Credit Union.

Wayne Natzke, Chairman of the Board of Directors, stated, “on behalf of the Board of Directors, we welcome Brian Waldron to Dort Financial Credit Union and look forward to a collaborative partnership in maintaining our current success and taking advantage of the market and community opportunities.”


About Dort Financial Credit Union

Founded in 1951, Dort Financial Credit Union serves more than 103,000 members, with assets over $2 billion and 11 locations. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in the state of Michigan or in  Palm Beach, Martin, Hendry, and Broward counties in Florida. The credit union offers comprehensive financial  services, including auto loans, mortgages, high interest checking accounts and much more. Learn more at or by calling 800-521-3796. 


Adam Koishor
VP of Strategic Growth
Dort Financial Credit Union

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