USF Federal Credit Union CFO Miles Strickland named one of Tampa Bay Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Honorees

TAMPA, FL (April 11, 2024)USF Federal Credit Union (USF FCU) is pleased to announce Senior Vice President (SVP)/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Miles Strickland has been named one of Tampa Bay Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Honorees.

The CFO of the Year awards recognize the top financial executives who help grow their companies and are active in the Tampa Bay economy. These executives go above and beyond for their teams and play an influential role in the community. This year 17 local financial executives were honored.

Strickland has served as SVP/CFO for USF Federal Credit Union for the last 12 years. Throughout his tenure he has managed and optimized the organization’s financial operations, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and providing strategic guidance on budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning. His ability to navigate complex financial landscapes and identify growth opportunities has been invaluable, particularly during periods of significant growth and industry challenges.

Additionally, Strickland has played a pivotal role in fostering a culture of transparency and integrity within USF Federal Credit Union. His leadership and steadfast dedication to ethical standards have not only set but raised the bar of excellence for the team. By championing initiatives that encourage cross-departmental partnerships and deep understanding of financial strategy, he has cultivated a culture of accountability and collaboration. His unwavering commitment to mentorship and fostering talent within the finance department has contributed to a positive and inclusive work environment, reflecting his strong sense of teamwork and collaboration.

“Miles is very deserving of this recognition from Tampa Bay Business Journal,” wrote USF FCU President and CEO Richard J. Skaggs in a letter recommending Strickland for the honor. “He embodies a blend of dedication, expertise, and effectiveness, consistently displaying exceptional financial acumen and strategic foresight. His leadership and visionary approach have been instrumental in driving our financial health, operational efficiency, and overall success.”

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About USF Federal Credit Union

USF Federal Credit Union offers a full range of financial services to the faculty, staff, students, alumni association members, and families of the University of South Florida. USF FCU serves more than 70,000 members with membership available through more than 40 Select Employee Groups and has assets of more than $1.1 billion. USF FCU is a recipient of the Florida Governor's Sterling Award for Performance Excellence. Please visit for more information.


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