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Publix Employees Federal Credit Union Announces New CFO & CLO


Publix Employees Federal Credit Union Announces New CFO & CLO

LAKELAND, Fla., March 10, 2020—Publix Employees Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce Scott McKim’s promotion to Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective January 2020. 

McKim is a highly experienced credit union and banking professional who has spent over 20 years working in financial services at various multibillion-dollar financial institutions. Throughout his career, he has specialized in growing loan portfolios. Prior to accepting the CFO title, he had served as PEFCU’s Chief Lending Officer (CLO) since May of 2019. 

PEFCU’s President/CEO Bob Bregler is confident that as CFO, McKim’s leadership will keep the Credit Union on a path of exponential growth and expansion. 

“Scott has proven himself to be a motivated leader with a track record for high performance and team success,” Bregler says. “We congratulate Scott on his well-earned promotion.”

With McKim moving into the CFO position, PEFCU also welcomes a new Chief Lending Officer, Ron Mirenda; effective on Monday, March 9, 2020. Mirenda began his career as a Financial Analyst with American National Bank in 1994. He last served as SVP of Commercial Banking at City National Bank of Florida, where he used his proven leadership capabilities to strategically manage asset growth. 

“PEFCU is glad to add his experience and talent for managing growing assets to our team,” Bregler says. “We welcome Ron to our PEFCU family.”

Headquartered in Lakeland, Fla., Publix Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) is a member-owned co-operative that was founded in 1957 to meet the financial needs of Publix Super Markets Inc. associates and their family members. PEFCU, with over $1 billion in assets, is ranked in the top five percent of credit unions nationwide. PEFCU maintains a five-star rating by Bauer Financial and boasts an “A+” in financial health. PEFCU remains committed to improving the financial lives of its members and continues to expand its membership throughout the southeastern U.S.