Metro Credit Union Exceeds Growth Expectations and Continues to Hire in 2020

CHELSEA, MA, August 14, 2020 – Metro Credit Union, Massachusetts’ largest state-charted credit union, today announced continued growth and expansion despite the coronavirus pandemic. Recently, Metro surpassed $2.3 billion in assets, and the organization continues to see historic levels of home mortgage originations. Metro has also remained committed to the expansion of its Commercial Lending division. Most recently, Metro’s near completion of its three-year infrastructure project, which includes the transformation of its technology, marketing, and human resources departments, has led to several new hiring opportunities. Part of Metro’s transformative project is the transition to COCC, an innovative collection of core financial technology platforms. While Metro seeks highly skilled candidates in all areas of the business, it is especially interested in those with prior COCC experience.
 
Since March, Metro has added 20 employees to its team, which brings the organization’s total head count to 325. Notable new hires include Kevin Malone, Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Lender; Jason Truong, Vice President Commercial Relationship Manager; and most recently, Kim Monahan, Senior Vice President, Senior Commercial Credit Officer. In addition to Commercial Services, the Marketing, Operations, and Risk and Security departments have also seen significant growth this year.
 
“I’m extremely proud of the work we’ve been able to accomplish so far in 2020 even when the odds have been stacked against us,” said Robert Cashman, CEO and president. “I’m looking forward to finishing the year off strong as an organization, and welcome qualified candidates to consider joining us for the ride ahead.” 
 
Metro is hiring across many different areas of the organization and seeks outstanding candidates to join its fast-growing team. The organization prides itself on its outstanding culture built on its core value system of team work, excellence, integrity, service, community, and fun. Recently, Metro was named an honoree in the Boston Business Journal’s annual 2020 Corporate Citizenship Awards, a recognition of the region's top corporate charitable contributors. This year, Metro was the only credit union in the state recognized by the Boston Business Journal for its charitable work. Earlier this summer, the organization was named the overall winner in the Credit Union Hero category of the Community Hero Awards by Banking New England for its work producing Still She Rises, an October 2019 event that raised more than $55,000 for domestic violence prevention. Metro has also played its part in the fight against the coronavirus, donating 5,000 N95 masks to Partners HealthCare in April, and $5,000 to the One Chelsea Fund in May.
 
For a full list of open positions, please visit: https://www.metrocu.org/about/careers/open-positions.
 
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About Metro Credit Union 
Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts, with $2.3 billion in assets. Metro provides a full range of financial products to more than 225,000 members in Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable, Bristol and Worcester counties in Massachusetts, and Rockingham and Hillsborough counties in New Hampshire, as well as to employees of over 1,200 companies through its Metro@work program.
 
Founded in 1926, Metro currently operates 14 branch offices in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury. Metro is also a Juntos Avanzamos (“Together We Advance”) designated credit union, an honor given to financial institutions for their commitment to serving and empowering Hispanic and immigrant consumers. Metro was recently named among the most charitable companies in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal. Learn more at MetroCU.org. Metro Credit Union is closely monitoring the COVID-19 emergency and working with members who are impacted. For more information about access to our branches and how to manage your accounts remotely during this time, please visit MetroCU.org/access