Harborstone Credit Union Selects Jimese Harkley as Chief Community Engagement Officer

Washington’s Harborstone Credit Union has selected Jimese Harkley, JD, CCE, CUDE as its new Chief Community Engagement Officer. Harborstone’s mission is to create thriving communities, and its leadership believes this new role will be pivotal in shaping the organization’s community engagement strategies and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

“It was clear to see throughout the process that Jimese’s values align well with Harborstone’s core values. Her history of success in leading community engagement efforts and her strategic mindset make her an excellent addition to the executive team,” said Geoff Bullock, Harborstone’s CEO.

Harkley most recently served as VP of Membership for CUES and brings more than 15 years of industry experience to her new position at Harborstone. She began her career as a teller for America’s First Federal Credit Union and progressed to serve as the credit union’s Philanthropy and Community Relations Manager. Harkley also previously served in various roles at Filene Research Institute.

“I am excited to work with the entire Harborstone team. The credit union is committed to fostering meaningful relationships and ensuring individuals have access to resources, knowledge, and opportunities to achieve financial stability,” said Harkley. “When I walked into a branch, the decor and environment immediately brought the organization’s mission and vision to life. I am genuinely grateful for the journey that led me here.”

Harkley earned her Juris Doctorate from Birmingham School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication/Media Studies from Jacksonville State University. She’s been married for two decades and has a young-adult son and teenage daughter. In her free time, Harkley enjoys being a dance mom, supporting college football, fundraising, and attending concerts.

Posted in Regional Member News, Washington.