MEMBERS Development Company appoints Suncoast Credit Union’s Kevin Johnson to board position

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 4, 2017) — MEMBERS Development Company appointed Kevin Johnson, President/CEO of Suncoast Credit Union, to its Board of Directors. Based in Tampa, Fla., Suncoast CU has assets of $7.8 billion.

Kevin Johnson replaces Charlie Mallon on the MEMBERS Development Co. Board. Mallon left the Board when he became President/CEO of ABNB Federal Credit Union in Virginia Beach, Va.

Johnson has worked in the cooperative movement since 1985, when he started his career at Suncoast CU. Last October, he succeeded Tom Dorety at the helm. Throughout his service at Suncoast, he has embodied the collaborative spirit of the credit union industry by serving in various positions within industry organizations: board secretary of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions, on the board of the league’s LEVERAGE Service Corporation, a trustee of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation, a member of CUNA’s payments subcommittee and a member of the Symitar Advisory Board.

MDC’s Board Officers include the following: Chairman Chuck Purvis, President/CEO of Coastal Credit Union in Charlotte, N.C; Vice Chair Angie Owens, President/CEO of American Airlines Federal Credit Union in Dallas; and Secretary/Treasurer Tom Moore, EVP at Baxter Credit Union in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

Other Board Members are Lee Butke, President/CEO of Corporate One Credit Union in Columbus, Ohio; Laura Campbell, Executive Vice-President of Farmers Insurance Group Federal Credit Union in Los Angeles; John Hirabayashi, President/CEO of Community First Credit Union of Florida in Jacksonville; Paul Marsh, President/CEO of Teachers Credit Union in South Bend, Ind.; Amy Sink, CEO of Interra Credit Union in Goshen, Ind. and Laurie Winger, Senior Vice President of Planning and Business Finance for CUNA Mutual Group, based in Madison, Wis.

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About MEMBERS Development Company

MEMBERS Development Company ( is a network of more than 60 industry-leading credit unions that conduct R&D initiatives focused on delivering meaningful solutions to the 21st Century demands of consumers. MDC Owners pool their resources to perform relevant research, develop innovative products and services, create valuable vendor relationships, share knowledge, provide economies of scale and keep a consistent focus on the horizon. At MDC, we believe our research must be driven by our owners for our owners. While we do the heavy lifting for them, our credit union owners both advise and participate in our work, making them not just investors but also partners.


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