What’s in a name: AVP Of Optimization

Wes Girling adds user design expertise and project coordination to product development and process improvement at State Employees Credit Union of Maryland.

Wes Girling has had an interesting year at State Employees Credit Union of Maryland($4.2B, Linthicum, MD).

He joined SECU in 2016 and since January 2020 has been serving as assistant vice president for optimization, taking on a new role just as the coronavirus pandemic began rolling across America.

“I’ve been all over the map the past few months, from helping to stand up our virtual branch functionalities to rolling out a loan deferment program,” Girling says.

Here, he talks about what’s involved in leading optimization at the big Maryland cooperative.


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