Heritage Federal Credit Union announces new chief risk officer

NEWBURGH, IN (May 16, 2018) — Heritage Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that Tony Aylsworth has been selected as the new Chief Risk Officer.

Mr. Aylsworth has over 23 years of financial institution experience and comes to the credit union most recently serving as the Director of Regulatory Risk Management at a local financial institution.  At other financial institutions, he held multiple positions including Compliance Manager, Bank Secrecy Act Officer, and Director of Compliance.  Some of his previous roles include Trust Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and President of a local financial institution, as well as owning his own general practice law office at Aylsworth Law Office.

In his new position as Heritage Federal Credit Union Chief Risk Officer, Mr. Aylsworth will lead the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Department, which besides oversight of the risk management programs, will be responsible for Vendor Management and Contracts, Business Continuity, Audit, Security, Compliance, Facilities, Insurance, Legal Affairs, Policy Review, and Loan Review.

Mr. Aylsworth holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville School of Law in Louisville, KY, a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN, and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado at Boulder in Boulder, CO.  Mr. Aylsworth serves as a board member on the Warrick County Economic Development Advisory Council/Warrick County Redevelopment Commission and is also a board member on the Dick and Louise Johnson Charitable Foundation in Boonville, IN.

Ruth Jenkins, CCE, CUERME, President and CEO stated, “I am very pleased to welcome Tony to our Heritage Federal Credit Union team.  We are very excited about his many years of financial institution compliance and risk management experience.  And, with Tony’s executive level leadership and experience, I am sure that he will be an asset to the Credit Union as our new Chief Risk Officer.”

For more information, please call Holly Smith, Vice President of Marketing, at 812-253-6928, ext. 2295.


About Heritage Federal Credit Union

Heritage Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with over $940 million in assets and serves more than 65,000+ members in Gibson, Posey, Warrick, Vanderburgh, Daviess, Knox, Spencer, Pike, Perry, Crawford, Clark, Floyd, and Harrison Counties in Indiana; Henderson, Daviess, Hopkins, Hancock, Ohio, McLean, Webster, Union, and Crittenden Counties in Kentucky; and Lawrence, Wabash, White, Gallatin and Hardin Counties in Illinois. As a nonprofit, credit unions provide low-cost financial services to their members and are mission driven. Founded in 1965, Heritage Federal is committed to improving the daily lives of those we live and work with, providing members the best financial products and services, and giving back to the local communities through donations, sponsorships, and volunteerism. More information regarding Heritage Federal Credit Union can be located at


Sami Etienne

Director of Marketing
Heritage Federal Credit Union
812-253-6928, ext. 2896


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