CHARLESTON, SC – REV Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Hast to the newly created position of Chief Strategy Officer. Hast brings a rounded and comprehensive strategic background to REV’s executive team, with over 25+ years of experience dedicated to helping credit unions grow.
REV President and CEO Jason Lee comments, “Thomas is a strategic leader with an excellent track record of positioning credit unions for long-term growth. As REV continues to expand, Thomas will play a pivotal role in ensuring we remain on track in strategic direction and implementations. As a community-oriented leader with a passion for volunteerism, he is dedicated to leveraging his expertise background in Marketing and Lending to further REV’s mission of Growth with Purpose.”
Prior to joining REV, Hast served as Chief Lending & Marketing Officer for Texas based Community Resource Credit Union. In his role, Hast applied his passion and creativity to developing unique solutions that ensured the communities he supported thrived. Prior to Community Resource Credit Union, Hast served as Chief Lending Officer for JSC Federal Credit Union where he oversaw 23 solution centers.
“REV is unlike any other financial institution I’ve worked for in my 25+ career. I’m excited to be part of building something truly remarkable in the credit union space, and look forward to blending my passion for community with REV’s digital first mindset” said Hast.
As CSO, Hast will oversee the development and implantation of corporate strategies, as well as REV’s Marketing Division.
A financial industry rebel reinventing the way credit unions think through a combination of craft banking and its guiding mission Growth with Purpose. REV energizes its communities to embrace living and banking holistically while keeping philanthropy at the forefront. By zeroing in on a digital-first mindset, it showcases an empowering banking experience that both inspires members to go after their financial goals and want to #UpTheGood at the same time.
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