Advantis Credit Union Names Jason Werts Chief Executive Officer and President
Werts joins Advantis from Unitus Community Credit Union where he has served in executive leadership for the past 14 years, most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his time at Unitus, Werts held management roles in retail and marketing at Wells Fargo, adding up to 30 years of experience in financial services.
Advantis Board Chair Jake Jensen said, "I am happy to welcome Jason as our new CEO. During his career, Jason has championed an organization-
In February, President and CEO Bob Corwin announced his retirement after serving eight years as leader of Advantis. Corwin will continue to serve as President and CEO until Werts joins the credit union. "Advantis is dedicated to serving as advocates for our members, and as Jason takes the helm, I'm confident he will continue to make the member central in everything that Advantis does," remarked Corwin on his successor's natural alignment with the credit union's values.
"I know that I speak for everyone at Advantis in thanking Bob for his leadership and dedication,"
Werts currently serves on the Northwest Credit Union Association's Governmental Affairs Committee and Global Environment of Cooperative Finance Study Group. Locally, he also serves on the Board of Directors at Good Neighbor Center and Children's Cancer Association.
About Advantis Credit Union
With $1.6 billion in assets, Advantis Credit Union is Oregon's fifth largest not-for-profit financial cooperative. The credit union returns earnings to members in the form of better rates, low fees, and more free services. Advantis is locally owned by over 77,000 members, and has nine branches in the Portland metro area. For more information, visit www.advantiscu.org.