Karen Freeman & Ryan Platt Join Leaders Executive Team as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Information Officer

JACKSON, Tenn. (August 26, 2020) – Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., is pleased to introduce Karen Freeman as Chief Operations Officer and Ryan Platt as Chief Information Officer.

Freeman, formally Vice President of Community Engagement for Leaders, will oversee all branch and e-branch operations, which includes eight retail facilities and the member contact center. Platt, new to Leaders, will oversee the data processing departments and be responsible for both cybersecurity and technology security for the credit union. Both roles will collaborate with the CEO, board of directors, and other executives to strategically move the credit union forward.

“Karen and Ryan are both excellent additions to our C-suite, and we are thrilled they are bringing their talents and expertise to our executive team,” President and CEO of Leaders Credit Union Todd Swims said. “Karen brings extensive experience in the banking industry and an innovative outlook from her recent role of taking the credit union to the community that our team will benefit from greatly. Platt brings a wealth of knowledge about information technology that will help our credit union move forward both analytically and digitally.”