John Bratsakis
President/CEO
(443) 325-0774

John Bratsakis is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association (MD|DC CUA).

John has a 28 year history in the Credit Union movement and has an extensive background in credit union operations and advocacy. Bratsakis joined the MD|DC Credit Union Association in 2011 as President/CEO. Prior to joining the Association he was Senior Vice President of Baxter Credit Union in Vernon Hills, IL. There he was influential in developing new business relationships with key sponsor companies for the $2.5 billion credit union and represented the credit union at the state and national level regarding governmental/regulatory affairs, as well as managing multiple departments within the credit union. He has also served on the Illinois Credit Union League and Service Corporation Board of Directors for over 10 years, serving as Chair from 2008 to 2010.  

John is a Board Member and Secretary for AACUL, along with being Chair of AACUL’s Communications Task Force. He also serves on the systemwide CUNA Awareness Committee, and is an InfoSight Board Member and Chair of the Plexcity Board. John has sat on the National Credit Union Roundtable and CUNA Governmental Affairs committees.

Preceding Baxter, John was President & CEO of Community Trust Credit Union, a $160 million credit union in Gurnee, IL. He has also held management positions with United Federal Credit Union in Michigan as VP of Operations from 2005 – 2007 and a variety of management positions with Teachers Credit Union in Indiana.

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