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Conyers resident Debbie Smith promoted to president of Georgia United Credit Union

Debbie Smith of Conyers was recently promoted to president of the Georgia United Credit Union. (Special Photo)

Debbie Smith of Conyers was recently promoted to president of the Georgia United Credit Union. (Special Photo)

Conyers resident Debbie Smith was recently promoted to president and chief executive officer of Georgia United Credit Union, according to a press release from Georgia United Credit Union.

“Debbie brings with her over 30 years of experience in human resources, operations and organizational development; having served in a leadership capacity for over 20 years with Maxell Inc., a division of Hitachi Inc., a highly successful global organization,” said Georgia United Credit Union’s Chairman of the Board Tom Dickson in a press release.

“Debbie has been an advocate of the credit union philosophy long before she began her work with Georgia United in April of 2002, having served on the Advisory Board for Georgia Federal Credit Union (now known as Georgia United).”

The press release states that throughout her tenure with Georgia United, Smith has been an integral member of the executive leadership team, building the foundation for the successful growth and development of the entire organization.

Smith is well known and respected in the credit union market and has been heavily involved with the Georgia United CU Board throughout her various roles, continues the release.

Throughout Smith’s career, she has had the opportunity to mentor, coach and lead professionals at all levels to become key employees in Fortune 500 Companies.

During her tenure as chief operating officer, Smith has been instrumental in developing and bringing together an exceptionally talented leadership team, with the breadth and depth of experience that will support the ongoing success of Georgia United, said the release.

Smith takes an active role in her community and has served as president of the Conyers Cherry Blossom Foundation, president of the Central Georgia Chapter of SHRM, chair of the Atlanta Regional Workforce Board, alumni of Leadership Rockdale, and chair of the Newton Rockdale Employer Committee as well as three terms as state chair of the Georgia Department of Labor’s Employer Committee.

Under Smith’s leadership, the foundation has been created for continued growth and success of Georgia United Credit Union, said the release.

Georgia United Credit Union is ranked as one of the top credit unions in Georgia in both size and safety with $950 million in assets, 16 branch locations and 210 employees. Georgia United’s mission is to save members time and money with their personal finances. All accounts are federally insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund up to $250,000 per account.