Santa Ana-based Credit Union Grows Leadership Team with Experienced Lending Professional

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Dec. 1, 2020 – Orange County’s Credit Union, a Santa Ana-based financial services provider with more than 117,000 Members, has hired Adam Ennett as its new Vice President of Consumer Lending. Ennett brings more than 12 years of leadership experience in the financial services industry, including eight years specifically in lending services with credit unions.

As the newly appointed VP of Consumer Lending, Ennett will oversee the planning, directing, and organizing of the strategic and operational activities of the consumer lending program, with a focus on creating value that leads to purposeful growth and sustainability. In addition, Ennett will assist in the spearheading of Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) strategies that support the expansion of lending to underserved communities within the Credit Union’s field of Membership.

“Adam brings an incredible combination of experience and energy to the Credit Union with an impressive track record and alignment of values,” said Jeff Harper, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of Orange County’s Credit Union. “As the world continues to evolve, he is the ideal leader to help us build strategies that support the changing needs of our Members and community.”

In his most recent role as a Chief Lending Officer, Ennett led strategic functions for all aspects of lending – including commercial, real estate, and consumer – as well as the development of CDFI Grant business and action plans. He served on numerous committees to create an inter-disciplinary approach, including the compliance review, supervisory team, product pricing, and strategy committees. Since 2015, Ennett has served as a lending council member for the Credit Union National Association. He is a graduate from Washburn University with degrees in Business Economics and Business Management and has a Certification in Leading with Finance from Harvard Business School. Ennett is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at Pittsburg State University, and is a 2022 expected graduate of Western CUNA Management School.

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Orange County’s Credit Union is a Santa Ana-based financial services provider established in 1938 with more than 117,000 Members and over $2 billion in assets. As a not-for-profit financial services provider, Orange County’s Credit Union is owned by Members, not shareholders, which means its profits are returned to Members in the form of fewer fees, lower loan rates, and enhanced products and services. Orange County’s Credit Union offers services including checking and savings, mobile banking, and retirement accounts, as well as auto, small business, and home loans with mortgage offerings including Zero Down and 3% Down options. Ranked in the top three percent of credit unions nationwide based on assets, Orange County’s Credit Union offers Membership to anyone who lives or works in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. For more information, visit Orange County’s Credit Union’s website at, or call (888) 354-6228.

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