John Hamilton
Director
President/CEO
MECU Credit Union

John Hamilton is President and Chief Executive Office of MECU Credit Union. MECU is a financial cooperative serving the financial needs of the City of Baltimore and surrounding communities. Founded in 1936, MECU is a state-chartered credit union with $1.2 billion dollars in assets and over 115,000 members. Over its 80-year history, MECU has grown to be one of the largest financial institutions headquartered in Baltimore City.

John became Chief Executive Officer of MECU in 2015 and his career in financial services spans over 35 years. John is proud to be leading the MECU team as he has a passion for serving the community and believes deeply in the credit union philosophy of “people helping people.” John’s focus is developing and implementing strategy to support the credit union’s growth, superior member experience, and outreach in the Baltimore community.

John graduated from Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. Over his career, he has been active in various industry related conversations about financial services to underserved communities. John is currently serving on a number of community based nonprofits to promote worthy community causes.