McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Jerrod Keller as Executive Vice President + Chief Experience Officer at SAFE Credit Union. In this role, Jerrod will be charged with unifying all service-oriented functions for the credit union, including retail banking, branch operations, marketing, communications, and community engagement to ensure alignment on member service delivery. 

Jerrod brings over 15 years of retail and operations leadership experience within the credit union industry. He joins SAFE from TwinStar Credit Union in Washington, where he most recently served as Chief Operations Officer managing all member experience functions, marketing, and human resources. He previously held leadership positions in branch management, contact center, and digital services with Washington State Employees Credit Union (WSECU).

SAFE Credit Union has made members an integral part of its vision since 1940. Over the years, the credit union has maintained focus on what matters; putting members first. This formula has enabled the organization to grow into a leading financial institution in Northern California, with $4.5 billion in assets and about 247,000 members. SAFE is a not-for-profit, state-chartered credit union with memberships open to businesses and individuals living or working in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Sutter, Butte, Nevada, Solano, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, Yuba, Amador, and Alameda counties. 

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull President Brandon Biegenzahn, Managing Director Courtney Dorrel, Senior Executive Recruiter Rachel Loye, and Research Associate Aaron Bennett.