Kathryn Davis / President & CEO, Valley First Credit Union
Kathryn Davis is a values-led, people-centric leader with a passion for financial health. A credit union veteran, she has spent over 25 years working in financial cooperatives with a proven track record for developing strategy, empowering teams, and establishing lasting connections with strategic and community partners.
As President and Chief Executive Officer at Valley First Credit Union, one of the Central Valley’s leading financial service providers, she is committed to delivering banking services with a purpose. As an expert in personal finance, she is a passionate advocate for consumer access to affordable financial products, access to fair credit, and creating homeownership via affordable housing.
Ms. Davis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University California of Riverside and a Master of Arts degree from Chapman University. She also holds a Certified Chief Executive designation through studies from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University, and Darden, University of Virginia.
Nationally recognized as an industry expert, Ms. Davis is frequently sought after for speaking engagements on financial capability, housing, personal finance, and women and money.
Ms. Davis and her wine-maker husband have three children and reside in the beautiful “Cowboy Capital of the World” Oakdale, California.