Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union Welcomes New President/COO

The Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Jason S. Lee as its new President and Chief Operating Officer.

Heritage Trust President and Chief Operating Officer Jason S. Lee

Lee comes to Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union from Orion Federal Credit Union, an $810 million dollar financial institution in Memphis, TN where he has served as its Executive Vice President since 2010. Lee brings extensive industry experience having guided the credit union’s Retail Operations, Lending, Accounting/Finance, Electronic Services, Legal Counsel, Human Resources, Information Systems & Technology, Strategic Planning & Projects, and Facilities. He has a B.A. in Finance from Texas Tech University and an Executive MBA from the University of Memphis.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jason to the distinguished role of President and Chief Operating Officer at Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union. Jason boasts an impressive resume’ and extensive experience across all areas of credit union finance and operations. We are truly excited about what our credit union will accomplish under his leadership,” stated Troy Draughn, Chairman of the Board of Heritage Trust FCU. Draughn went on to commend retiring CEO Jim McDaniel for his service to Heritage Trust FCU.

“On behalf of the Board and our membership, we would like to thank Jim for his dedication to our organization and the community. Jim has demonstrated unparalleled leadership over the last 22 years while working at Heritage Trust. We are pleased that he has agreed to remain on board through the end of his contract to assist in the transition process as Jason becomes our new President and Chief Executive Officer.”

About Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union
Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union is a $647 million dollar institution that has been a part of the greater Charleston area since 1955. Heritage Trust serves around 50,000 members and has 12 branch locations and over 400 Select Employer Groups throughout Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and Dorchester Counties.