Brian McKay, President and CEO of Spero Financial, Named to Greenville Business Magazine’s 50 Most Influential for Second Year

January 17, 2024

by Spero Financial


Greenville, SC (Wednesday, January 17, 2024) - Brian McKay, President and CEO of Spero Financial, is named for the second year in a row to Greenville Business Magazine’s 50 Most Influential List of 2023. Each year, the Greenville Business Magazine recognizes the region’s most influential 50 men and women chosen from staff research and community nominations.

Named President and CEO of Spero Financial in April 2020, the credit union has earned numerous accolades under his leadership including being recognized as a Best Place to Work in SC (2021/2022/2023) and Top 10 Credit Union to Work for in the Nation (2022/2023).

A native of Columbia, Brian McKay attended the University of South Carolina and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication. McKay began his tenure with Spero Financial (formerly SC Telco Federal Credit Union) in 2004. Since 2007, he has been a part of the executive leadership team.

In addition to his role as President and CEO, McKay is passionate about the community, serving as: chairman of the Langston Charter Middle School Board of Directors, treasurer of the Langston Foundation Board of Directors, board member of the Carolinas Credit Union League, member of the Advisory Council and Finance Committee for Homes of Hope, and member of the Anderson University Board of Trust.

About Spero Financial
Spero Financial Federal Credit Union was chartered in 1935 as a not-for-profit financial cooperative with one mission: to improve financial lives. As one of the Palmetto State’s largest credit unions, today, it has more than 50,000 members and $700 million in assets. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, the credit union’s footprint spans the Upstate and Midlands with branches in Anderson, Easley, Greenville, Simpsonville, Spartanburg, Taylors, and Columbia. Learn more at

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