What Goes Into an Executive Search

Friday | 2pm – 3:30pm
Marcus Cotton (LSCU Partner)
Del Lago 3-4, Lower Level


The day is coming when your credit union will have to search for a new CEO, or member of the senior leadership team.  Let’s examine market trends and conditions, things you need to know, factors to consider and dynamics that will be in play.

The average time to recruit and fill an executive leadership role is doubling, if not tripling, and filling an executive role with a bad hire can cost a credit union tens of thousands of dollars!

When hiring executive talent, there is a lot at stake.  The costs of failure are enormous – missed business objectives, unproductive employees, distracted colleagues, and wasted or duplicated recruiting fees.  It is a significant and visible drain on corporate productivity.

Come and get the information you need to be prepared for when an executive need arises in your credit union!

About the speaker:

Marcus Cotton, who is responsible for the nationwide executive search practice for Credit Union Resources, has over 21 years of recruiting expertise in executive recruiting, project management and career enhancement. He has played critical roles in coordinating and leading recruiting teams in the development and execution of robust executive search strategies. In addition to his project management responsibilities, he has also been responsible for the training and development of aggressive recruiting staffs. Marcus has held key roles in client relations, recruiting and business development for rapidly expanding search firms in the credit union, oil and gas, information technology, and engineering industries.  He obtained a Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Tennessee State University.