Georgia United Announces Executive Team Promotions
DULUTH, GA - Georgia United Credit Union, recently named Credit Union of the Year for Georgia by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU), announces the promotion of Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Laura King to president and the promotion of Todd Lambright from senior vice president of member experience and delivery to chief experience and delivery officer (CXDO).
In the newly created role of president, King is responsible for daily operations of the organization and its focus on member service, oversight of financial and strategic performance and driving efficient, sustainable growth.
“Laura is a visionary executive and has a proven history of leading innovation and driving transformational successes,” said Smith, who was appointed president and CEO of Georgia United in 2013. “A results-oriented leader, Laura is committed to Georgia United’s purpose of enriching the lives of our members, team members and the communities we serve.”
King was hired by Georgia United as executive vice president in 2021 and was promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer in 2022. Prior to joining Georgia United, she served as senior vice president of retail, sales and digital delivery at Georgia’s Own Credit Union, and before that, was executive vice president/COO at LGE Community Credit Union, where she served for more than 19 years.
Lambright joined the credit union as senior vice president of member experience and delivery in early 2022. Prior to that he worked for Georgia’s Own Credit Union, first as mortgage lending sales manager then as vice president of sales, and he has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Lambright’s responsibilities as CXDO include directing the credit union's overall member experience and relationships, operational and administrative leadership of the member care center, branch system, digital services team and business development. He will drive implementation of innovative retail technology, member experience improvements and team development and ensure that retail activities result in exceptional member service experiences, market expansion and diversification.
“I am impressed with Todd’s leadership skills and knowledge and look forward to his dedication to ensuring that all retail services are professionally delivered, and members are well served,” said Smith. “He will provide effective and inspiring leadership while managing the credit union’s growth strategies and he is a welcome addition to our executive team.”
About Georgia United Credit Union
Georgia United Credit Union is an award-winning financial leader and partner in education. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia United is ranked as one of the state’s largest credit unions with $2 billion in assets and more than 150,000 members. As a full-service financial institution, Georgia United offers competitive products and services for every stage of life. Visit gucu.org to learn more.