John Fair joins Peach State FCU Executive Team

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (December 1, 2017) — Peach State FCU is pleased to welcome John Fair, former President/CEO of Southeast FCU, to the credit union’s Executive team as the Chief of Staff.  The financial merger between Southeast FCU and Peach State, which has been approved by the National Credit Union Administration, is effective today, December 1, 2017.

Fair will join Peach State’s executive team full time beginning this month, working out of corporate headquarters in Lawrenceville, GA. “Because both credit unions have similar values and cultures— putting members first and supporting local communities—we now have the ability to make an even greater impact on our members and our community. We’ll accomplish this through a shared commitment to exceeding the expectations of our member-owners.”

“We’re excited to have John join our leadership team,” commented Marshall Boutwell, President/CEO of Peach State. “The combination of our seasoned team with John’s more than 17 years of experience in credit union leadership will undoubtedly strengthen our entire staff and help us efficiently meet our goals for growth.”

This announcement follows the member vote that was held at Southeast’s Cornelia branch on November 1, 2017. Southeast FCU was chartered in 1976 to serve the needs of the employees of the Riegel Textile Corporation. Over the years, they have expanded their field of membership and currently serve more than 200 Select Employee Groups.

John Fair

About Peach State Federal Credit Union

Peach State is a $752 million credit union that serves more than 72,000 members in Georgia and South Carolina. Operating as a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Peach State’s mission is to provide quality financial services that meet the needs and exceed the expectations of its member-owners. For more information about our products and services, visit The credit union’s passion for helping their members and community continue to grow guided them to create the Peach State FCU C.A.R.E.S. Foundation. To learn more about how Peach State cares, visit


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