MAX CIO Scott Lindley named as finalist

MONTGOMERY, AL (April 26, 2019) — Scott Lindley, CIO of MAX, was selected as a finalist for the Alabama CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards. The ORBIE Awards honor chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership.

As a finalist, this recognizes the leadership and guidance that Lindley has displayed during his eightyears with MAX. Under his leadership, Lindley has developed a high performance team that is dedicated to providing MAX customers with cutting-edge technology, implementing customer self-service delivery channels that have allowed MAX to become an industry leader in digital banking. Lindley has also helped make Cyber Security top of mind for all associates through awareness training and creating a culture of reinforcement, vigilance, and learning.

“Scott has been a valuable asset to MAX,” said Greg McClellan, MAX President and CEO. “He has contributed to the growth and success of MAX through sound leadership, teamwork and financial innovation. He has helped build positive change by creating and implementing innovative strategies and solutions to help MAX become a leader in the financial industry.”

“This is an exceptional honor not only for Scott, but also for MAX. With hundreds of financial institutions in the state of Alabama, it is a great distinction for Scott to be recognized as a top CIO by this exceptional association of professional leaders,” McClellan said.

His industry leadership includes serving as the Treasurer for the Alabama Chapter of the Credit Union Executives Society (CUES) for five years; EAT South Board of Directors for four years and Class Day Chairman volunteer for Leadership Montgomery. Outside of MAX, Scott is actively involved in community events and encourages his team members to participate and serve the community.

About MAX Credit Union

MAX Credit Union is a leading, locally owed financial institution in Alabama, with more than $2.0 billion in assets. Serving our communities for over 67 years, MAX provides a full array of consumer and business financial products to include checking, savings, loans, wealth management, insurance, mortgages, online and mobile banking. MAX has 17 branch locations across its Alabama footprint, more than 30,000 surcharge free ATMs, and myMAX Service Center to assist with any financial needs by phone. With dedicated team members, MAX is committed to providing exceptional customer service and value. Please visit us at


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