Our Mission

Our mission is simple — to improve the quality of our members' lives by maintaining a strong, secure and innovative credit union.

Our Story

Suncoast by the Numbers

Shares & Deposits $9,318,124,352
Loans $7,939,295,757
Total Members’ Equity $952,828,587
Assets $10,498,393,792
Members 857,078

As of 08/31/2019

Suncoast Credit Union began in 1934 when a handful of local educators founded Hillsborough County Teachers Credit Union. Throughout the years, we’ve grown and expanded our membership to include anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in the Florida counties we serve.

Today, we’re proud to be the largest credit union in Florida. From our humble beginnings to all of the exciting developments along the way, Suncoast’s history is rich with memorable moments. And every one of them is thanks to our incredible members.

Our Member Benefits

Our members get more than perks and discounts. Suncoast can help you save money in every stage of your life with our low rates and high returns.

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Our Accolades

We’ve been honored with a number of local and national accolades. These awards represent all of the hard work we’ve put in to make sure that our members can thrive financially. We’re proud of everything we’ve achieved, because our members deserve the best and that’s what we deliver!

 TBT People's Choice & TBBJ Corporate Philanthropy & Money Magazine Best Bank in Florida 2017-2018

Our Leadership Team

Suncoast's Board of Directors is comprised of elected volunteers who are responsible for establishing policies that are implemented by the management and staff.

When the Board of Directors makes decisions regarding interest rates, fees or services, their goal is always to do what’s best for members.

2019-2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Anthony D. Satchel 

Anthony D. Satchel

Chairman

Zamir Ode 

Zamir Ode

Vice Chairman

Jounice L. Nealy-Brown 

Jounice L. Nealy-Brown

Secretary

Gary C. Gresham 

Gary C. Gresham

Treasurer

Victor M. Arias 

Victor M. Arias

Director

Andrea L. Falvey 

Andrea L. Falvey

Director

Mildred Harvey 

Mildred Harvey

Director

Dr. Marc R. Johnson 

Dr. Marc R. Johnson

Director

Manuel G. Lopez 

Manuel G. Lopez

Director

Stephanie Mathews 

Stephanie Mathews

Director

Velia Pedrero

Velia Pedrero

Director

2019-2020 SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE


Byron Whitman 

Byron Whitman

Chairman

Lorraine Fernandez  

Lorraine Fernandez

Dr. Robert Jones

Dr. Robert Jones

SENIOR STAFF


Kevin Johnson

Kevin Johnson

President and
Chief Executive Officer

Julie Renderos 

Julie Renderos

Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer


Darlene Johnson

Darlene Johnson

Chief Operating Officer

Ted Hassenfelt

Ted Hassenfelt

Chief Information Officer

Vicki Lovett 

Vicki Lovett

Chief Lending Officer

Gary Vien

Gary Vien

Chief Administrative Officer


Jackie Gilbert 

Jackie Gilbert

Senior Vice President
Risk Management

Karen Koundourakis

Karen Koundourakis

Senior Vice President
Member Care Center

Melva McKay Bass

Melva McKay Bass

Senior Vice President
Business Development

Suncoast Credit Union 2018 Annual Report

Making a Difference

Suncoast Credit Union 2018 Annual Report

At Suncoast, we know that every person is capable of making a positive difference. Our organization prides itself on giving back to our local communities through philanthropic and educational efforts. We’re also committed to being environmentally responsible members of the community through our green initiatives.

This year’s annual report provides a deeper look at our outreach programs and our impact on our communities.