Jordan Summers Appointed as New CEO & President of Credit Union Trust
"Helping form Credit Union Trust in 2019 has given Members First the opportunity to provide strategies and solutions for our members that give peace of mind whenever life happens. I am confident that Jordan Summers has what it takes to lead and grow Credit Union Trust. Having previously attended school and spent time working in our hometown of Midland, I know he will be an excellent collaborator as we continue to serve our members and communities across the state,” said Eric Brubaker, Members First Credit Union CEO. “I also thank Bob Sajdak for his vision and service during his time as CEO. On behalf of myself and Members First, we wish Bob the best in retirement
After leading the launch of Credit Union Trust over the past two years, Robert Sajdak has chosen to retire from his CEO and President position. Jordan Summers has been appointed to replace Sajdak as the trust bank’s new CEO and President.
Summers most recently served as Chief Fiduciary Officer and Market President-Midland for TCF National Bank (formerly Chemical Bank).
“I’m excited about the foundation that Bob and the team have built and look forward to contributing to Credit Union Trust’s exponential growth in the coming years,” said Summers. “We are uniquely positioned to assist individuals and families by delivering a full suite of trust solutions. With the team’s expertise, our credit union partnerships, and relationships with legal, accounting, and other practitioners across our footprint, we have the perfect opportunity to help people improve their lives and increase their peace of mind.”
“It was an honor to lead this effort for the past two years,” said Bob Sajdak. “I look forward to working with Jordan in the transition and continuing to support the success of Credit Union Trust.”
“Bob did a terrific job of getting this unique organization up and running, and we appreciate that he came out of retirement to guide the way,” said Ron Lauren, Board Chair of Credit Union Trust. “Jordan’s enthusiasm and expertise will broaden the impact even further.”
Summers is actively involved in both estate planning and community organizations. A licensed attorney, he currently serves on the board of the Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council, the Midland County Educational Services Agency, and the Chippewa Nature Center. Summers received his BBA from Northwood University, MBA from the DeVos Graduate School at Northwood University and JD from Wayne State University.
Credit Union Trust is a limited purpose trust bank established in 2019 by seven Michigan credit unions to provide reasonable, reliable, and accessible trust and fiduciary services to a broader range of people—helping them protect assets, build desired legacies, and enjoy peace of mind.
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