President/Chief Executive Officer
Valerie Marsh has been a credit union professional for over 34 years. She began her credit union career as a teller in 1980. Before her move to Acclaim FCU in 2002 as VP of Accounting, she held various credit union positions and learned many different aspects of credit unions which allowed her the opportunity to become Acclaim Federal Credit Union’s President/CEO in 2007. During her leadership, credit union assets have grown over 53%. This growth is a testament to our members’ continued confidence in Acclaim. This growth was also possible with the help of an exceptional group of unpaid volunteers, management and staff whose teamwork and dedication make Acclaim's accomplishments possible.
During Valerie’s credit union career, she has served on various credit union committees and currently serves as a director for the North Piedmont Chapter of Credit Unions. Valerie received an Associates of Applied Science degree in 1980. She also received a Credit Union Management Certificate for completing The Southeast Regional CUNA Management School in 1998 from The University of Georgia.
On a personal note, Valerie is married and has two grown children. She enjoys spending time with family, making creations with polymer clay and reading. She also serves as the Treasurer for her local church.