Fort Knox Federal welcomes Eldon Tilley as VP of Marketing

RADCLIFF, KY (January 17, 2018) — Fort Knox Federal Credit Union recently welcomed Eldon Tilley as Vice President of Marketing.  Eldon provides oversight for brand, marketing and public relation functions at the credit union and helps ensure effective communication to a membership of over 100,000 individuals.

Prior to joining Fort Knox Federal, Eldon gained 15 years of experience in retail banking with the majority of that time spent in credit unions.  He previously served as the VP of Marketing for Whitefish Credit Union in Montana and as Director of Marketing for East Idaho Credit Union and Scenic Falls Federal Credit Union.

Eldon has extensive market research and branding experience and enjoys helping credit unions better serve their members through advanced data analysis and effective communications. As an outdoor enthusiast, he enjoys spending most of his free time exploring the lakes and rivers of Kentucky with his family, which includes five children. Eldon is also an avid college basketball fan and looks forward to having his first experience at Rupp Arena, Diddle Arena and the KFC Yum Center.

“I’m so pleased to be part of the Fort Knox Federal team and the North Central Kentucky community,” says Eldon Tilley, Vice President of Marketing. “Seeing how the credit union improves the financial lives of its member-owners everyday – and helping ensure that we continue to expand to help even more Kentuckians – is a privilege.”

Eldon has a bachelor of science in business management from Brigham Young University – Idaho with a double emphasis in Marketing and Organizational Communication.  Eldon is also a Credit Union Certified Marketing Executive (CUCME), having completed a three-year certificate program through the Credit Union National Association.

“Eldon brings a wealth of experience to Fort Knox Federal and is quickly adding value,” says Becky Ates, Executive Vice President of Fort Knox Federal. “Everything we do is for our members so having a leader like Eldon ensure that the local community understands all of the ways that the credit union can help them is critical.”

Eldon Tilley

About Fort Knox Federal Credit Union

Fort Knox Federal is a local, not-for-profit financial cooperative that has been serving the community since 1950. We are the largest Kentucky-based credit union with approximately $1.6 billion in assets and were named Favorite Mortgage Lender and Favorite Financial Institution in the 2019 News-Enterprise Readers Choice Survey. Fort Knox Federal exists to improve the financial lives of its members, which now include over 105,000 individuals in our civilian and military communities. It’s simple to become a member, visit our website at to see how you may be eligible.


Eldon Tilley
Fort Knox Federal Credit Union
502.942.0254 ext. 6262

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