U.Va. credit union names new COO
Belinda Tucker was senior VP at MainStreet Bank
The University of Virginia Community Credit Union in Charlottesville has named Belinda Tucker as chief operating officer, the institution announced Monday.
Tucker will report directly to Susan Gruber, the credit union’s president and CEO. In her new role, Tucker will support the credit union’s marketing, retail delivery strategy, loan servicing operations member service center and member experience departments, overseeing 158 employees.
Tucker has more than 20 years experience in the financial industry, managing loan and deposit operations, loan collections, mortgage, IT, HR, risk and compliance, marketing and branding, branch administration and branch sales development and service. She is also an experienced lender in retail, commercial and mortgage loans, according to a news release from the credit union.
Before joining U.Va. Community Credit Union, Tucker spent nearly two years as senior vice president of bank operations at MainStreet Bank, according to her LinkedIn.
“In addition to her vast experience as an innovative leader and adviser, what makes Belinda a particularly good fit for our credit union is our shared philosophy that working together strengthens the financial wellness of our members and local communities. She believes that being involved in her community is the most important thing she can do personally and professionally,” Gruber said in a statement.
Tucker has a bachelor’s degree in economics from George Mason University and a slew of industry certifications. In June, she completed her master of science degree in information technology.
She will relocate from Northern Virginia to the Charlottesville area.