IDAHO FALLS, ID, February 1, 2017– East Idaho Credit Union Board of Directors announces the appointment of Dan Thurman as the new President and CEO, effective January 19, 2017. East Idaho Credit Union has assets of $265 million and more than 36,000 members.
“The Board of Directors is confident that Dan’s leadership will move East Idaho Credit Union forward,” says LaNea Holt, Board Chairman of the East Idaho Credit Union Board of Directors. “Dan has been an advocate for East Idaho since he began his career here 15 years ago, and his impactful service gave us the certainty we needed in naming him to this position.”
Thurman has been with the credit union since 2002. Prior to his appointment, he served as East Idaho’s Chief Lending Officer and Chief Operating Officer, where he collaborated with the CEO, Senior Management and the Board of Directors on strategy and organizational leadership and was directly involved with strategic planning, product development, member support, digital delivery channels, payment services, industry partnerships, political advocacy and process improvement.
“I love this organization and the communities and members we serve. It is my pleasure to serve with such an outstanding group of individuals that we employee here at East Idaho Credit Union and I love hearing the amazing stories of how we impact the lives of our members on a daily basis. East Idaho Credit Union is one of the oldest credit unions in the state and we intend on being your trusted financial partner for many years to come.”
As an advocate for the credit union difference, Thurman serves on the Northwest Credit Union’s League Governmental Affairs Committee. Thurman earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Idaho State University, and is a graduate from Western CUNA Management School.
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Tracy McCord at East Idaho Credit Union or email at [email protected].