Editors note: This is a series of short interviews to learn more about credit union executives in TN.
Dawn Graeter, CEO Southern Security Federal Credit Union
Q: How long have you been in the credit union industry?
Dawn Graeter: 11 Years in the credit union industry and 33 years total in the financial industry, with 22 years in banking.
Q: What is the best advice you have ever been given?
DG: Never forget where you came from and those that helped you along the way.
Q: What advice would you give to a young credit union professional?
DG: Success is earned, not given.
Q: What do you think people would be surprised to learn that you know how to do?
DG: We have a lake house in Alabama, we love to go boating and ride Sea-Doos.
Q: Do you have a pet?
DG: We have a precious Standard Poodle named Ellie. We love her and she thinks she is human!