Lucy Ito has put her retirement on hold to serve as interim CEO of the $2.4 billion Orange County Credit Union in Santa Ana, Calif., the board said Monday in a prepared statement. .
She succeeds Shruti Miyashiro, who leaves OCCU to become president and CEO of the $9.8 billion Digital Credit Union in Marlborough, Massachusetts, in August.
Ito most recently served as president and CEO of the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors before retiring from that position in December 2021.
Prior to NASCUS, she held leadership positions in the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues and the World Council of Credit Unions.
Ito is both an Orange County resident and a longtime member of the Orange County Credit Union.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are thrilled to welcome Lucy Ito to the Orange County Credit Union as Interim CEO,” said OCCU Board Chairman Gary Burton, in a prepared statement. “With over 30 years of operational and industry leadership experience, we believe Lucy brings the knowledge, people-centric approach and proven track record to be an impactful interim CEO for our associates, our members and our communities.”
In the prepared statement, the OCCU did not say when it plans to appoint a permanent CEO.