Pen Air Welcomes Derrick Aguilar, Chief Experience Officer


Pensacola, Fla. (July 28, 2022) – Pen Air Federal Credit Union (Pen Air) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Derrick Aguilar, Senior Vice Presentient, Chief Experience Officer.

Aguilar joins Pen Air with over 20 years of experience. During his tenure at Security Service Federal Credit Union (SSFCU), he built an impressive resume ranging in responsibilities from cultivating the member experience, retail banking, and overseeing the Virtual Branch. Aguilar played a key role in supporting SSFCU’s expansion efforts through mergers and acquisition projects by contributing to the operational integration of several acquired credit unions within new markets. Aguilar holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business as well as a Master of Business Administration from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.

“Pen Air has a rich history of enhancing members’ lives, delivering a world class employee experience, and uplifting the communities it serves,” says Aguilar. During his career, he has also prioritized playing an active role in the communities he served through involvement and leadership in local credit union league chapters as well as serving on multiple community boards for local chambers of commerce and non-profits. “Pen Air’s commitment to Communerosity® closely aligns with my own commitment to servant leadership. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to be a part of that history while helping the credit union position itself for future success. Not only am I joining a great organization, but I’m also looking forward to immersing myself in Pensacola’s beautiful community.”

About Pen Air Federal Credit Union
At Pen Air Federal Credit Union, respect is a guiding principle. As the largest and oldest credit union headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, with $2.3 billion in assets, Pen Air is dedicated to enhancing lives through exceptional service, strength, and financial solutions. With 11 locations in Northwest Florida and Southeast Alabama combined with online and mobile banking, we provide worldwide reach. Pen Air is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution, serving the community and improving lives since 1936. For more information, visit

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