Sunday, 16 December 2018
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Land of Lincoln Credit Union appoints new CEO

DECATUR — Land of Lincoln Credit Union Board of Directors announced Monday the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer, Robert Ares.

“We were searching for just the right person with a strong balance of experience, vision, and passion to lead LLCU into the future,” said Calvin Green, Board Chairman, in a statement. “We have many plans of growing services offered to members in order to meet and exceed changing needs. We feel Robert is the perfect person to lead that change in a positive, impactful way.”

In 2017, Ares was hired as the Chief Operating Officer at South Central Bank in Glasgow, Kentucky. Since 1982, Ares spent the majority of his career in Homestead, Florida, at First National Bank of South Florida, as COO, bank director, CFO, executive vice president and senior vice president.

“I am very excited to join the team at Land of Lincoln Credit Union,” Ares said. “LLCU already has a very strong reputation as a financial institution that cares deeply for its members and community, this being one of the things that appealed to me most during the search process.”

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