BECU Announces Beth Hale as Chief Consumer and Business Solutions Officer
December 11, 2023
BECU, based in Seattle, Washington, recently announced it has welcomed Beth Hale as executive vice president and chief consumer and business solutions officer. In her role, Hale will lead the teams accountable for creating and managing products and services across all BECU lines of business.
“Beth’s proven ability to deliver business results while navigating the changing landscape of financial services will greatly benefit our members and positively impact our communities,” said BECU’s President and Chief Executive Officer Beverly Anderson. “Her members-first mindset paired with her deep commitment to fostering innovation and furthering BECU’s purpose make Beth the right person to lead these important areas and make progress on our vision and strategy.”
Hale joins BECU with an extensive background in consumer retail banking, including senior roles at Washington Mutual and Bank of the West. Most recently, she served as the president and vice chair of USAA Savings Bank, where she developed a strategic roadmap to improve the organization’s risk profile and operations. She was also responsible for presiding over all board of director meetings, developing positive relationships with regulators and managing teams focused on operations, financial performance and regulatory reporting, compliance and risk domains.
Beyond the office, Hale supports her local community in many ways. She served on the board of directors of YMCA of Southern Nevada over the past four years and has also volunteered at organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Food Bank of Buffalo, New York and St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church.