Wendell Lyons is President/CEO of the Kentucky Credit Union League and Affiliates, a position that he has held since January 2000. As President, he is responsible for the day to day operations of the League, KYCUL Services, Inc, and Credit Union Centers of Kentucky. A 25 year employee of the League, he previously held the positions of VP Public Relations & Governmental Affairs, and Executive Vice President. Prior to joining the League, he was employed by the Fort Knox Federal Credit Union from July 1976 to December 1985.
Currently, he serves as the 1st Vice Chair of the American Association of Credit Union Leagues, and is a member of the Credit Union Legislative Action Council Executive Committee.
He was a member of Adolph Rupp’s last two basketball teams at The University of Kentucky in 1970-71 and 1971-72. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from The University of Louisville.
He and his wife, Donna has been married for 35 years. They have two adult children, Stephanie Vroman of Downers Grove, IL, and Brandon Lyons of Louisville, KY. They have three grandchildren, Nicholas and Jacob Vroman, and Madison Lyons.