Georgia United Credit Union promotes CFO Bob Bogart to Executive Vice President
DULUTH, GA (October 12, 2023) — Committed to developing and elevating leadership from within, Georgia United Credit Union is pleased to announce the promotion of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bob Bogart to an executive vice president role.
Effective October 1, 2023, Bogart now serves as executive vice president/CFO and is responsible for the credit union’s finance, accounting, risk management and legal functions. This role reports to Georgia United President Laura King.
Bogart, who is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), joined Georgia United as CFO in 2016, and under his watch the credit union’s assets surpassed the $2 billion mark for the first time. His recent accomplishments include leading Georgia United’s merger with North Main Credit Union of Cornelia, Ga., which became official this month.
“Bob’s exceptional financial acumen and unwavering commitment to our organization’s success have resulted in many achievements including a robust balance sheet and firmly positioning us for sustained growth in the future,” said Georgia United CEO Debbie Smith. “His accomplishments showcase our dedication to financial stability for our members. In Bob’s expanded role as an executive vice president, he will continue driving financial excellence.”
With more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry, he applies his expertise by serving as a guiding voice on Georgia United’s Credit Committee, Loan and Deposit Pricing Committee, Business and Commercial Loan Review Committee and is an official Board Advisor of the credit union’s philanthropic arm, Georgia United Foundation.
“I am excited by the opportunity to continue to lead our talented teams that work tirelessly to enhance the member experience and provide a safe place to save and borrow money,” said Bogart. “I am passionate about financial literacy and strive to provide our members with the financial advantages they value, and I look forward to the next chapter of Georgia United’s evolution.”
Bogart received a Bachelor of Science in business administration with majors in accounting and finance from Northeastern University.
About Georgia United Credit Union
Georgia United Credit Union is an award-winning financial leader and partner in education. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia United is ranked as one of the state’s largest credit unions with $2 billion in assets and more than 150,000 members. As a full-service financial institution, Georgia United offers competitive products and services for every stage of life. Visit gucu.org to learn more.