Greenville, SC — Spero Financial, a credit union headquartered in Greenville, SC, recently announced a restructuring of executive leadership to better align with the changing needs of the members they serve.
“Our organization continues to grow and evolve. We continuously monitor our business structure to ensure continuity with our strategic vision in serving our members. This executive leadership reorganization better positions us to both serve our members and to ensure continued success and growth within the credit union and our community. I am extremely excited about the future of Spero,” shared Brian McKay, Spero Financial President and CEO.
Jessica Baker has been appointed to Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for overseeing Strategic Execution, Credit Union Advocacy, Talent Management, the HOPE Foundation, Marketing, and Community Relations. Baker, formerly Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been with the credit union for over fourteen years and has served in various roles across the organization.
Travis Barbare has been appointed to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing Commercial, Mortgage, and Consumer Lending, Loan Operations, Branch Operations, Member Services, and Remote Member Services. Barbare, formerly Senior Vice President of Sales and Lending, has been with the credit union for fourteen years and has served in various roles across the organization.
Damon Sipe has been appointed to Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, responsible for Development and Programming, Information Technology, Process Improvement, Business Intelligence, and Digital Experience. Sipe, formerly Senior Vice President of Technology, has been with the credit union since March 2020 and served in a senior leadership role since 2021.
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.