The credit union serves more than 540,000 members and has assets of more than $7 billion
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA — Space Coast Credit Union has appointed Chad Jaenke as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President. Jaenke brings with him an impressive 25 years of leading and mentoring international IT operations and security teams.
The credit union, which was incorporated in 1951 and is headquartered in Melbourne, serves more than 540,000 members with assets of over $7 billion and has a service delivery network of 64 branches.
Membership in Space Coast Credit Union is open to anyone who lives or works in SCCU’s service area of 34 counties located throughout Florida.
“I’m delighted to be here,” Jaenke said. “I look forward to leading this talented team in developing improvements that benefit our operational efficiency and ensure we are at the forefront of security and technology capabilities.”
In his new role, Jaenke will lead various information technology divisions, which include operational systems, security, support and development.
“Chad’s wealth of expertise positions him well for SCCU’s leadership team,” said Timothy M. Antonition, President and CEO of SCCU.
“We are confident that his future perspective will enhance our information technology services.”
Jaenke joins SCCU from Georgia’s largest full-service credit union, where he served as vice president of IT operations and service management.
He was responsible for overseeing technical strategy for an operations support department of more than 40 people, achieving multi-million dollar expense reductions; the 2021 Celent Model Bank Winner for Retail Digital Transformation and the 2021 Tekkie Prize for COVID-19 Response; and member satisfaction above the national average.
Jaenke’s previous experience includes service at the world’s leading airline IT and communications solutions company, where he started as Senior Director of Global Data Center and Network Operations and rose to the Global Data Center and Infrastructure Director position.
He graduated in 2007 from Metropolitan State University with an MBA and in 1997 from DeVry University with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications management.
For more information visit SCCU.com