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Larry Bloom has been working with Credit Unions since 1973 and has served in many capacities over the years as a Sales Executive and Manager for several large hardware and software vendors, as well as, served as VP - Business and Community Development for...
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Allen Upchurch joins our ...
Allen Upchurch joins our team as a credit union expert.
He has worked in an executive capacity with several credit unions in the southeast for the last 24 years.
A staunch proponent of organizational planning, Allen knows first-hand the necessity for culture development and change, ongoing evaluation of lending programs, operational processes and staff traning and development.
brings a wealth of knowledge to the Bloom Group LLC.
As a credit union consultant, he stays in tune with the latest industry trends and developments, which he combines with a keen listening ear and analytical skills to produce a valuable consulting experience for your credit union.
then develops a customized plan to formulate and execute strategies and follows up to ensure execution.
also has the ability to dive deep in order to help streamline processes the credit union needs to execute to deliver the ultimate member experience in an efficient manner.
Allen Upchurch - Credit ...
Allen Upchurch - Credit Union Software Solutions and Consulting
is a career financial services professional with 24 years as a credit union executive.
has served five credit unions in three states in the southeast.
He started his career in 1990 as VP-Operations at SRP FCU in North Augusta, SC.
In 1998, he became EVP-Operations at Jax FCU in Jacksonville, FL, where he worked until he became President/CEO of Harvesters FCU in Pensacola, FL, in early 2000.
At Harvesters, he
led the credit union in a period of consistent growth through the conversion of its charter to a community credit union, the execution of a well-developed marketing plan, the development of new products, and a strong focus on lending and sales.
In early 2008, Allen moved back to his home state of North Carolina to become CFO for Piedmont Advantage Credit Union in Winston-Salem, NC, where his team focused most of their efforts on strengthening the credit union's loan quality and growth.
Most recently, he served in the same capacity for MTC FCU in Greenville, SC.
As a former credit union CEO, Upchurch understands the challenges that credit unions must face every day, juggling sometimes limited resources to fulfill the credit union's mission.
knows that it takes high level strategic planning and effective tactical exectuion to deliver on the credit union's value propositions.
At the same time, it takes constant evaluation and fine tuning of the many critical processes that must be executed every day to serve the credit union's members.
is married to his
wife, Dottie, and all together they have four grown children and two grandchildren.
Active in church life and the community, Allen now sings in the Greenville Chorale and Chamber Singers and currently serves on the board of the Greenville Children in Schools organizaiton.
In addition to singing, Allen
enjoys cooking, studying and appreciating good wine,and spending time with family.
has a B. A degree in Business Administration from Furman University
in Greenville, SC.
Board of Directors
Allen Upchurch, MTC Federal Credit Union -Treasurer
Carolinas Credit Union Foundation |
Car washers include (among others) CEO Judy Tharp, COO Allen Upchurch, and the Uber-Marketers Kim Thore and Jody Rushing.
North Carolina News | North Carolina Credit Union Network
Pictured (from left): PACU CFO John Jameson, PACU COO Allen Upchurch, PACU VP of Administration Patty Mauro, WSCECU President/CEO Tony Ebron, PACU President/CEO Judy Tharp, and PACU VP of Finance Jim Venesky.