Charles W. Thomas
Chairman, Score Frederick Chapter
Charles served as President/CEO of Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union for 32 years, retiring December 31, 2007. He oversaw an organization that grew from $4 million in assets with one branch and two employees to $220 million in assets, four branches, an operations center and 80 employees. During his tenure the organization converted from a credit union serving only IBM employees to a community charter, serving all of Montgomery County Maryland. Mid-Atlantic FCU is the 21st largest credit union in the state of Maryland. Charles has served on the Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union Board of Directors for the past 31 years.
Charles is a founding board member of the Baltimore Washington Credit Union Direct Lending Cooperative and served as Chairman of the state of Maryland’s Committee for the Campaign for Consumer Choice during the push for passage of HR1151, which changed the Federal Credit Union Act. Charles was a board member of the LICU Corporate FCU and Alliance of Credit Unions (formerly the League of IBM Credit Unions) for the 20 years. He served as Chairman of the Alliance for 20 years.
Charles has served on the board of directors of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions for six years. He has served on NAFCU’S Legislation and Regulatory Committees, as well as the Share Insurance/Liquidity and Development Fund Oversight Committee.
Charles holds a BS degree in Business Management. He has completed the Executive Development Program at Stanford University. He has completed Advanced Leadership Institute at Harvard Business School.
Charles has served as the chairman of SCORE Frederick for the pass six years.