James Norris
Suburban Chapter Director
SkyPoint FCU

Jim Norris is President and CEO of Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union, based in Germantown, Maryland.  Montgomery County Employees FCU caters to county, school district and Montgomery College employees, as well as their relatives and those of the nonprofit Arc of Montgomery County.

Heavily involved in local and professional groups, he holds a position on the Board of Directors for the MD I DC Credit Union Association and is Vice President of the Association’s Suburban Maryland Chapter. He also is past president of the Association’s Baltimore and Suburban Chapters and past vice president of its Washington, DC Chapter.

With an interest in political advocacy on behalf of the credit union industry, Jim has lobbied on several issues of importance in Congress, including debit card interchange rules and is actively involved at the state legislative level attending numerous professional association events in Annapolis and DC.

Past business experience includes the State Employee Credit Union of Maryland, which has 231,000 members and $2.6 billion in assets, and NIH Federal Credit Union where he was Vice President of Delivery Systems.   Jim was president and CEO of the AFL-CIO Employees Federal Credit Union before coming to Montgomery County Employees FCU.  He began his credit union career as Manager/CEO of the Mercy Hospital Federal Credit Union in 1981.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in business and marketing from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Jim promotes credit union values, cooperation, fun and networking opportunities and is married to another credit union professional, Kathleen (Nymeo Federal Credit Union).  Jim and Kathy have 3 children, Christine, Daniel and Shane and 3 grandchildren.