Georgia’s Own CU’s CEO Retiring

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ATLANTA – Georgia’s Own CU, a $1.6 billion credit union formerly known as Georgia Telco CU, said yesterday that Charlotte Ayers is retiring at year end after 41 years with the credit union, the last 11 as CEO.

Ayers will be succeeded as president and CEO by David Preter, the credit union’s executive vice president and longtime corporate credit union executive. Preter had executive positions at the Central CU Fund, Empire Corporate FCU and Mid-States Corporate CU, later known as Members United Corporate FCU.

During Ayers’ tenure Georgia’s Own rebranded, grew its assets from $600 million and doubled membership to 160,000.

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