John Hamilton is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore, Inc. (“MECU”). Founded in 1936, MECU is a state-chartered credit union with $1.2 billion dollars in assets and over 115,000 members. John joined MECU in 2013 as Vice President of Lending after the successful completion of MECU’s acquisition of Advance Bank, his former employer. He joined Advance Bank in 1991 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and he was subsequently promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer. John is currently a board member with Associated Black Charities, UMB Health Sciences Research Park, and the Community Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association.