Longtime area banker Paul Millard has joined Scott Credit Union as its new senior vice president of commercial lending.
Millard most recently was market president for Busey Bank and for years before that held executive roles with Bank of Edwardville.
He lives in Edwardsville and brings over 30 years of commercial credit and lending experience to the organization. His experience includes oversight of loan administration, credit underwriting/analysis, loan portfolio management, operational and credit soundness, and personnel management.
“Paul’s passion for community involvement and his strong experience serving area businesses make him a great fit for our team at Scott Credit Union,” said SCU Chief Lending Officer Carrie O’Connor. “His proven commercial credit and business development experience will complement the existing strengths of our Commercial Banking team.”
Millard has served in leadership roles on several community organization boards and committees, including being on the Board and Chairman of the Ed/Glen Chamber of Commerce and the Edwardsville Community Foundation.
He also served on the board and as treasurer of the Edwardsville Children’s Museum and is a board member of the Edwardsville CEO Program and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Gardens.
Scott Credit Union is a full-service, financial cooperative. When someone opens an account at the credit union, they become a member and an owner. Because of its structure, Scott Credit Union has given $12 million back to members through a bonus dividend and loan interest rebate over the past 12 years.
Scott Credit Union currently has 18 area locations: Scott Air Force Base; East Belleville; Fairview Heights; Collinsville; O’Fallon; Edwardsville; Waterloo; Highland; West Belleville; Mascoutah; Lebanon; Troy; Wood River; Columbia; Ladue, Mo.; Crestwood, Mo.; Ferguson, Mo.; and its Home Office in Edwardsville.
For details on opening accounts at Scott Credit Union, visit www.scu.org.