Credit Union of Colorado announces the promotion of Phil Smith to President

DENVER, CO (February 1, 2023) — Credit Union of Colorado is proud to announce the promotion of Phil Smith from chief operating officer to president. Smith served as the chief operating officer at the credit union since 2010.

“Phil has served as an invaluable member of the Credit Union of Colorado team for more than a decade. It is my honor to congratulate him as he moves into the position of president,” says Terry Leis, Credit Union of Colorado CEO. “Phil has been extremely impactful during his tenure and has developed relationships across all branches and departments. His leadership is steadfast, and he’s committed to the credit union’s ‘here to help’ mission. This promotion comes as the credit union prepares for continued growth and expansion.”

Prior to joining Credit Union of Colorado, Smith was the vice president of the Public Service Credit Union. Smith currently serves as the volunteer board president for the Community College of Aurora Foundation. He has also given his time as a CU Student Choice board member and was an inaugural member of Filene’s i3 innovative leadership program.

“I’m proud to have the opportunity to continue and foster Credit Union of Colorado’s legacy in my role as president. Every day our team endeavors to actively support our members and the communities we serve,” says Smith. “I’m dedicated to the implementation of strategic, financially prudent and innovative solutions – providing the best staff and member experiences while positioning the credit union for continued growth and expansion.”

Phil Smith

About Credit Union of Colorado

Credit Union of Colorado offers the latest in banking with 19 full-service locations throughout the state featuring lobby service centers, drive-up tellers and access to thousands of fee-free ATMs. The credit union also provides its members with the convenience of mobile banking with remote check deposit and access to Zelle®, a fast, safe and easy way to send money right from your mobile banking app or online banking account.

With more than 90 years of experience, Credit Union of Colorado is a stable, member-owned financial institution with more than $2.5 billion in assets. The credit union’s commitment to the community, with a focus on equity, education, and the environment, reflects its promise to make a lasting impact. The Credit Union of Colorado Foundation supports education through college scholarships and educator grants.


Tammy Stratton
Spearca Communications

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