Brian Hamilton
Vice President of InnovationCU Direct
Brian Hamilton has 25 years of experience with financial institutions and fintech start-ups, where he has managed all facets of consumer lending operations, and has led key initiatives in the development of groundbreaking on-line applications, custom scorecards, and loan origination systems. He joined CU Direct in 2017 as the Vice President of Innovation and Insights, where he leads research efforts on emerging trends and product innovation. Prior to his position with CU Direct, Brian was Vice President of Lending at several of the largest credit unions in the United States, Senior Vice President at California Community Bancshares, and Chief Credit Officer at BlueYield. Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Pepperdine University and is currently pursuing an MBA in Digital Innovation and Information Systems.