McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Michelle Bradshaw as Senior Vice President, Information Technology at SAFE Credit Union. In this role, Michelle will be tasked with furthering SAFE’s overall technology improvement and solutions philosophy, leading the direction of information technology operations including core applications, IT service center, systems engineering, network engineering, and business transformation. 

Michelle brings nearly 30 years of technology leadership experience within the financial services industry. She joins SAFE from Global Credit Union, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Product Management, forming the credit union’s first Agile Enterprise Product Portfolio Management Program. Prior to this, she was the Chief Information Officer of Arizona Central Credit Union, leading teams responsible for IT operations, vendor management, data analytics, and business intelligence. She is a graduate of Western CUNA Management School.

SAFE Credit Union has made members an integral part of its vision since 1940. Over the years the credit union has kept the focus on what really matters — putting members first. This formula has enabled the organization 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.