LLCU announces Brandi Binkley joins LLCU staff
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DECATUR — Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) announced that Brandi Binkley joined the LLCU team as Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Binkley will serve as a vital member of the LLCU executive management team, overseeing the design & implementation of LLCU’s human resources strategies. Initiatives under her purview include HR administration, Training & Development, Culture Enhancement, Talent Acquisition, and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI).
“Over the last few years, LLCU has grown exponentially, not only in the number of branches and members but also in the number of employees,” stated Robert Ares, LLCU President & CEO. “Our human resource here at LLCU is our most vital resource, and I am very excited to have Brandi lead our efforts of better developing and nurturing that resource. She brings extensive experience and, more importantly, compassion to the role, which will undoubtedly enhance our employee experience and culture.”
Binkley possesses experience in human resource strategy and administration with significant emphasis on talent acquisition, labor law compliance, succession planning, and employee development. Binkley holds a Master of Public Administration from Hodges University in Naples, FL. She is also a Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-CP). Before joining LLCU, Binkley served as the Public Health Administrator for Macon County Health Department (MCHD) in Decatur, IL, since 2019. Before that role, she served as the Chief Human Resource Officer and Director of Human Resources at MCHD.
“I am truly so excited to join the LLCU team,” stated Brandi Binkley, LLCU’s Chief Human Resource Officer. “Before joining the organization, I was keenly aware of LLCU community service efforts and was impressed with the dedication & commitment displayed. I know the same spirit of service is extended to LLCU employees, and I look forward to further developing and enhancing employee experience at LLCU.”
Binkley will oversee human resource administration and strategy for all LLCU personnel throughout central Illinois’s 28-county LLCU service area. Her office is located at 4850 E. Prosperity Place in Decatur.
Land of Lincoln Credit Union was founded in 1947. As a full-service financial institution, LLCU serves nearly 35,000 members. Membership in LLCU is open to anyone who lives or works in 28 Illinois counties and their immediate family members. Land of Lincoln Credit Union offers 13 convenient locations in 8 cities to best serve the needs of its membership. As a part of the CO-OP shared branching network, members have access to over 5,000 branches and 30,000 ATM locations nationwide. For more information, visit us online at llcu.org. Or contact: Cayla Hittmeier, Chief Marketing Officer Land of Lincoln Credit Union, at (217) 615-3717 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org