The board of directors of Family Trust Federal Credit Union has named Ryan Harvey the credit union’s new chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1.
Harvey will succeed Penny Pratt, who is stepping down to retire after serving in the role for seven years. The two will work alongside each other in the coming months, assuring a seamless transition, according to a news release.
“Ryan stood out as the best choice to continue our strategic vision,” said Family Trust Federal Credit Union’s Board Chair Chris Ruh in the release. “We conducted an extensive search, both internally and externally, and the board was united in the decision that Ryan’s direction and leadership will propel Family Trust forward.”
Harvey has been with Family Trust for nearly 20 years, working across all areas of the credit union including digital banking, retail, sales, marketing, business development and electronic delivery, according to the release. Most recently, he served as senior vice president, chief experience officer at Family Trust Federal Credit Union. As the credit union continues to evolve, both maintaining its stronghold in York County and expanding beyond, Harvey will build upon the long-term outlook that he has been instrumental in creating.
“As I step into this role, I am thankful for the support of our Board as we continue our commitment to our members, the community at large and, just as important, our collaborative and connected team that make it possible,” said Ryan in the release. “Our employees are our number one strength and further our core mission of putting our members’ interests first and making an impact in the community through volunteerism and giving back.”
Harvey will become Family Trust’s fourth CEO in its 66-year history. Family Trust currently has over 53,000 members with $680,000,000 in assets and seven locations in York County.
Ryan earned a bachelor’s degree from Winthrop University and an MBA from Syracuse University.