Georgia United Credit Union welcomes Aaron Chestnut as Chief Marketing Officer

DULUTH, GA (September 11, 2018) — Georgia United Credit Union announced the appointment of Aaron Chestnut as the company’s chief marketing officer. Chestnut joins Georgia United’s leadership team and will report to Executive Vice President of Service and Sales, Shawn Turpin.

Turpin stated, “We’re pleased that Aaron has joined the Georgia United family. Aaron’s values are aligned with our philosophy and culture and he has both creative leadership and strong analytical experience that will be instrumental in fueling the next stage of our growth.”

Chestnut brings over 20 years of experience to Georgia United. Prior to joining the credit union, Chestnut served as chief marketing officer at First Tennessee Bank leading marketing strategy, which included oversight of retail marketing, business marketing, affluent/wealth marketing, brand management, customer insights/research, sponsorships, websites, social media, and database marketing.

In addition to First Tennessee, Chestnut has worked in senior marketing roles for other noteworthy companies such as AOL, Quicken Loans and Fathead. Having earned a B.B.A. in marketing from Western Michigan University and a M.S. in finance from Walsh College, Chestnut brings a wealth of experience to his new role.

“I’m excited to serve and partner with all the wonderful team members at Georgia United,” Chestnut stated, “I’m in awe of the strong culture and talent here.  I look forward to living our shared core values and continuing to improve the lives of our members and communities we serve.”

Aaron Chestnut

About Georgia United Credit Union

Georgia United Credit Union has had the honor of serving Georgia families and impacting the communities they serve for over 60 years. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia United is ranked as one of the state’s largest credit unions with over $1.8 billion in assets and serves more than 170,000 members with innovative digital banking solutions and full-service branch locations. As a leader in the financial industry, Georgia United has been recognized by Forbes as a Best-In-State Credit Union for three consecutive years and an Atlanta’s Top Workplace seven years in a row. As a purpose driven organization, they are passionate about supporting causes and impactful programs that enrich the lives of their members, team members and communities. Visit to learn more.


Debra Burch
Georgia United Credit Union | Digital Comms Coordinator
6705 Sugarloaf Parkway | Duluth, Georgia 30097
770.476.6400 ext.6202 |

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