San Diego, CA, August 29, 2023 –California Coast Credit Union, the longest serving financial institution based in San Diego, with over $3.5 billion in assets, has named Robert Whitton as Vice President of Branch Network.
In his role at Cal Coast, Whitton will be responsible for the oversight, coordination, and efficiency of branch operations, and optimizing member service throughout Cal Coast Credit Union’s network of 25 branches.
Whitton has over 20 years of experience in financial institutions and an extensive background as a credit union leader. He has experience orchestrating comprehensive strategies across branch operations, digital banking, and more. He has a passion for developing others and has recently served as an Adjunct Professor at Riverside Community College, sharing valuable insights on banking and management with college students.
“Robert will be an outstanding addition to our team. He has demonstrated experience driving operational efficiency and cultivating a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement through a member-first approach,” said Todd Lane, President & CEO of California Coast Credit Union. “Cal Coast has a track record of exceptional member service, and Robert has a background that will allow us to take member service to an even higher level across all our branches.”
Whitton’s educational background includes an MBA from the Geis College of Business at the University of Illinois, a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California State University, San Bernardino, and has completed the management program at Western CUNA Management School. Robert enjoys the outdoors, sports, and spending time on the golf course with his teenage son.