HRx is a wholly-owned subsidiary of LEVERAGE, an affiliate of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU), and has filled
a number of executive and non-executive positions in credit unions throughout the southeast.
Through a partnership with the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) and its affiliate, Strategic Link, HRx now offers its
suite of services primarily in Alabama, Florida, Oregon, and Washington. With experienced HR professionals on both coasts,
we are well positioned to serve credit unions with many HR-related needs, including recruiting, training, and PEO services.
The LSCU and NWCUA are committed to providing the most cost-effective products and support services that benefit credit unions,
helping them stay competitive in today’s fluid market.
Like credit unions, both associations operate on a philosophy of service and mutual cooperation; it’s at the core of everything they
do, from lobbying efforts to education and training initiatives, from business planning services to high-quality, fairly-priced products
and services. This philosophy is what sparked the collaboration with HRx.
We understand the unique challenges that credit unions face. As a company whose products and services are delivered by credit union industry experts, HRx provides prescriptions for your success by combining pioneering spirit, responsive member service, and a strong commitment to credit union success. For more information about HRx, please contact Jason Neifield.
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With a combined nearly 20 years of financial services experience and 10 years of professional HR development,the HRx team is well positioned to find the best fit for your credit union.
Jason Neifield is the Director of HR Services for HRx. He joined the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates in 2011
and has directed its HR functions since. As a department of one for more than three years, Jason understands the
challenges associated with small organizations.
Prior to joining the League, Jason was an HR Generalist at the $2B Grow Financial Federal Credit Union in Tampa, Florida.
Before moving to credit unions, he held a number of branch and back office roles with Bank of America and Washington Mutual.
Jason holds an undergraduate degree in Public Affairs and Journalism from Syracuse University; a master’s in
Instructional Systems: Performance Improvement and Human Resource Development from Florida State University;
and an MBA from Saint Leo University. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the
Human Resource Certification Institute, and holds the Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation from the
Society for Human Resource Management.
Learn more about Jason here.
HR Consulting Manager for HRx
Leia White is the HR Consulting Manager for HRx. She came to the LSCU & Affiliates after working as the
HR Manager for Management & Training Corporation. Leia is new to credit unions, but not to human resources and recruiting.
While at MTC, she recruited approximately 100 employees, and was tasked with all HR functions for a staff of 250.
She’s also worked as an HR Generalist for Fortis Environmental Group and as a Contract Accountant for WRS Compass.
Leia’s undergraduate degree, from Florida State University, is in International Affairs, and she holds a master’s degree in
Public Administration from American Military University. She is certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
and is a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).
Learn more about Leia here.
Our placement services are designed to specifically meet the needs of credit unions in recruiting employees and executives.
Through our Professional Employer Organization partner, outsourced human resource services are available, allowing CEOs and managers to focus on their core business activities. This is a great solution for small credit unions that lack a full-time HR person on site.
Employment Screening Services:
Employment screening services include both personality-based hiring tools and background checking services, helping you make sound employment decisions, decreasing unwanted turnover, and saving you time and money.
Our salary administration program uses research and competitive analysis to give credit unions the most current and complete data to determine appropriate salary. This Windows-based tool, complete with the capability to develop appropriate job descriptions, puts you in control of your compensation planning.
Employee satisfaction is the foundation of a successful organization and is the first step in improving employee commitment, motivation and retention. These confidential employee surveys will enable you to discern the levels of satisfaction among staff and can be administered in several different ways – email, web-based, on-site, or by mail.
Representing 278 credit unions with $65 billion in assets and 6.6 million members, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) is the trade association for Alabama and Florida credit unions.
LSCU was formed in 2009 by the consolidation of the Alabama Credit Union League and Florida Credit Union League and provides advocacy, compliance support, education, training, and information with relevant services and business strategies to support its members in
fulfilling their mission.
The LSCU Service Corporation, doing business as LEVERAGE, is the business services subsidiary of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions. LEVERAGE was formed in 2010 from a consolidation of the Alabama and Florida Service Corporations, both doing business with
credit unions for more than 40 years.
With offices located in Birmingham, Alabama, and Tallahassee, Florida, LEVERAGE works to offer credit unions best-in-class products and services through preferred business partner relationships. We focus on:
• Leveraging buying power to reduce costs
• Leveraging resources to maximize financial results
• Leveraging industry knowledge and research to provide
access to best-in-class solutions
• Leveraging relationships to connect innovative credit union service providers with credit union executives
LEVERAGE exists to serve credit unions and is dedicated to the success of credit unions and the credit union industry.
The Northwest Credit Union Association is the trade association representing more than 160 credit unions in Washington and Oregon, and affiliated credit unions in
Idaho, Hawaii, and Alaska.
The Association provides legislative and regulatory advocacy, compliance support, professional development opportunities, and public relations resources to help credit unions thrive and better serve the 4.5 million Northwest consumers who are credit union members.
Strategic Link creates value at all levels of the Northwest credit union ecosystem. It’s a collaborative hub, linking credit unions with business solutions, and credit union members with opportunities to save money. Strategic Link offers “best of breed” solutions to our credit unions with a focus on emerging trends, innovation, scale, and efficiency.
Experience the power of cooperative intelligence.
Strategic Link can provide your credit union with a competitive edge in a fast-changing market environment.
Hire the right person the first time. The Omnia® Profile is a behavior-based employee assessment tool. The profile describes preferred behaviors and predicts potential candidate and employee job compatibility.
Landrum Professional offers payroll, benefits, and human resources outsourcing, and counts many credit unions among its clients. A full-service PEO, Landrum has clients in 38 states and offers a dedicated HR Manager, Benefits Consultant, and Payroll Professional to each organization
Recruit and retain top management talent through affordable retirement plans, including 401(k) Plans and Customizable Executive Benefit Plans.
For more than 30 years, Employment Technologies Corporation (ETC) has been helping credit unions hire, develop, and retain the best employees. As the inventor and world’s leading developer of employment simulations, ETC’s’ vision and passion is creating innovative and engaging simulation experiences that improve hiring, accelerate job performance, boost retention, and inspire success.
An unprecedented five-time national Top HR Product of the Year award winner, ETC’s exclusive EASy Simulations® engage candidates and deliver the highest accuracy in predicting job success.
VP, Member Business Services – Solarity Credit Union, Yakima, WA
Solarity Credit Union is seeking a Vice President of Member Business Services to develop new and manage existing business member relationships.
This $600 million credit union, located in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is extremely well-capitalized and has the resources needed to continue its growth. If you have the intrinsic need to do well, the ability to coach people to greatness, and a proven track record of success, come join a credit union that matches your drive.
The VP of Member Business Services will:
• Develop and implement effective business loan, deposit, and service products.
• Increase loan and deposit volume, loan quality, and loan yield.
• Train and develop employees so they have a working knowledge of the credit union’s suite of business products.
• Represent the credit union at community events throughout the region.
• Stay informed of changes and trends in the business lending/services field.
• Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements: BSA, OFAC, USA Patriot Act, and other applicable state and federal rules.
• Be open to new ideas.
• Develop and motivate staff while holding everyone accountable.
Desired Skills and Experience
• 5+ years of related business banking experience, including deposits, loans, cash management, and business account documentation.
• Know the ins and outs of business needs and structures.
• Commercial real estate appraisal and title knowledge.
• Exceptional customer/member service abilities.
• Consumer deposit and lending information knowledge.
• The drive to do what it takes; he/she must manage at a high level but be unafraid to get into the weeds as needed.
• Excellent analytical skill– spot financial trends in business services industry and implement recommended work process improvements.
• Willingness to provide critical feedback to senior management.
• Working knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices.
• Outside sales/business development experience.
• Strategic and forward-thinking.
• The ability to consistently close the deal.
• A four-year degree in business, finance, or related field is a plus.
Solarity offers above-market pay and an excellent benefits package, including exceptional paid time off and retirement plans.
The incentive plan for this position is tremendous and is not capped.
The credit union is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
HRx is conducting this search on behalf of Solarity, which is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Please send your resume to Jason.Neifield@myhrx.com
IT Applications Manager – Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union, Pensacola, FL
Gulf Winds is proud to be an employer of choice. Our company has been recognized as a 5-Star Superior-Rated credit union by Bauer Financial, Inc., and in 2013, In Weekly awarded us as Best of the Bay for Best Credit Union and Best Place to Work. We are a growing credit union that supports both career development and a positive work environment. We are looking for people who want to be part of a forward thinking culture and who want to reach their full potential.
The credit union is currently seeking an IT Applications Manager, with Symitar proficiency, who will have overall responsibility for managing the staff and resources dedicated to supporting and developing software applications. Additionally, this position has responsibilities for ensuring efficient and accurate development and deployment of all system changes while maintaining data integrity.
Reporting to the AVP of IT Solutions, this role:
• Manages and leads an applications systems development team, including planning, prioritizing, developing, supporting, maintaining and reporting of a variety of software applications. Hires, trains, sets goals and expectations for the team.
• Participates in short and long range planning for the department to select and utilize appropriate software, enhancements, tools, etc. to meet the evolving needs of the Credit Union and its members.
• Directs significant special projects as required.
• Ensures all applications team members are cross trained so service levels are maintained.
• Follows a well-developed SDLC process that produces creative solutions and enhancements to meet business needs within all systems providing efficiencies and improving functionality for all users. Matches user needs and desires to system capabilities and limitations.
• Ensures that in house critical systems (core, imaging, CRM, Intranet, etc.) are being used in an effective and secure manner; monitors systems performance and recommends system upgrades and enhancements.
• Communicates operational changes to operations and training and ensures that all modifications have been tested before they are put into production.
• Makes recommendations for cost efficiencies and enhancements to products, pricing and processes by monitoring use of credit union software applications and communicates changes, designs and documentation to supervisor and keeps supervisor informed regarding key operating issues affecting the department.
The successful applicant will:
• Be proficient in Symitar Poweron.
• Have three to five years of related experience.
• Possess education appropriate for this role.
• Know Java, HTML, SQL, C#; .Net programming is a plus. Onbase imaging and Synapsys MRM experience is desirable.
Gulf Winds offers competitive pay and exceptional benefits. The Pensacola area is beautiful, with amazing beaches, great schools, a low cost of living, and lots of sunshine. And - Florida doesn’t levy a state income tax!
Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is a drug-free work place. All applicants must consent to a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
HRx is conducting the search on behalf of the credit union, which is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please send your resume to Jason.Neifield@myhrx.com and reference “IT Applications Manager” in your email.
VP, Lending – Heritage Grove Federal Credit Union, Salem, OR
Heritage Grove Federal Credit Union is seeking a vice president to manage all lending functions for the organization. The credit union is on the cusp of $100 million in assets and is positioning itself for continued growth.
Founded in 1964 and based in Salem, Oregon, Heritage Grove needs a leader to hire, manage, and retain the best loan officers, underwriters, and processors; review and approve loans per guidelines; stay abreast of marketplace trends; serve on the Asset Liability Committee (ALCO); help develop strategic and marketing plans for the organization; research, develop, and implement new lending products and services; and, represent the credit union at community events.
The ideal Vice President of Lending will be a team-oriented leader who can balance both analytics and people. A bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or related field is preferred; 5+ years’ experience in consumer and residential lending, preferably in a credit union, is required. Two or more years of management experience is required; ideally, this person will have prior experience with both strategic and tactical management. Thorough knowledge of lending rules and regulations is a must. Prior experience with business lending is a plus.
The credit union offers a strong benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, along with generous paid time off, a 401(k) with company match, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance. The credit union is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
HRx is conducting this search on behalf of Heritage Grove. Please send resumes to Jason.Neifield@myhrx.com
Real Estate Loan Originator – Peninsula Credit Union, Shelton, WA
Peninsula Credit Union has an immediate opening for a Real Estate Loan Officer. This role will cover the credit union’s five locations and will spend the majority of the day engaging and interacting with members, developing business/growing the pipeline, and working with branch managers and loan officers to help answer questions and increase real estate referrals. This position can be housed in Shelton, Poulsbo, or Port Orchard, and will involve regular travel between Shelton and Port Townsend.
The ideal candidate will have 3+ years’ experience with real estate loans, preferably with a credit union or community lender. Peninsula writes first mortgages, equity lines/loans, construction loans, and land loans, so experience with all of these products is preferred. Knowledge of real estate rules and regulations required, as is working knowledge of BSA, OFAC, CIP, and other state/federal regulations. The selected candidate will be a relationship builder, as this role involves extensive dealings with members, realtors, vendors, and credit union staff.
Peninsula offers a competitive base salary and incentive structure. The credit union makes exceptional contributions toward employee premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life, disability, and accident insurance. There’s also a 401(k) with company match and generous paid time off.
HRx is conducting this search on behalf of the credit union, which is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send resumes to Jason.Neifield@myhrx.com
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