Mazuma Credit Union President/CEO Rob Givens has announced that he will retire effective Jan. 1, 2012, after more than 25 years in the industry.
Givens has held leadership positions at seven credit unions in California, Nevada and Missouri that varied in asset size from $75 million to more than $2 billion.
Since 2001, under Givens’ leadership, Kansas City, Mo.-based Mazuma has grown from $230 million in assets to over $448 million, while membership has increased to more than 52,000.
During his tenure, Givens also helped create several CUSOs including Beyond Marketing LLC, a marketing CUSO; TruHome Solutions, a mortgage CUSO; a payday lending CUSO, XtraCash, LLC; and a statewide business lending CUSO, Heartland Business Services. He serves on the board of Beyond Marketing and CU Holding LLC.
“I want to express my gratitude and praise for the support everyone has provided me throughout my career in the credit union industry, especially here at Mazuma,” said Givens. “Working with such dedicated and hard-working people has been a joy and an honor I will value for the rest of my life.”
As for his plans after retirement, Givens and Debbie, his wife of 42 years, plan to stay active in the Kansas City community and travel.
Mazuma’s board of directors has formed a search committee for Givens’ successor.