Stephen G Behler

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Stephen G. Behler is the President/CEO of Kemba Credit Union in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a 32 year veteran of the credit union. The credit union posts assets in excess of $463 million and operates ten full service facilities with 160 employees.

Steve has been active in all areas of the credit union movement including the Ohio Credit Union League, Credit Union Executive Society, NASCUS and the Cincinnati Chapter of the Ohio Credit Union League. Steve earned the designation of Certified Chief Executive (CCE) after graduating from a three-year educational program through the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES). He attended the business schools at the University of California at Berkley, Cornell University and the University of Virginia during the CUES CEO Institute. Steve was nominated and later named the 1999 CUES Operations Professional of the Year.

Steve has served as Chair of the Ohio Credit Union League, the Ohio Credit Union League Service Corp, Ohio Credit Union League Political Action Committee and Ohio Credit Union Foundation. He is a current director of the Ohio Credit Union League and member of the Executive Committee. Steve chairs the Ohio Government Affairs Committee and is a current member of the Ohio Defense Coalition.

Steve is a member of the Credit Union Executive Council for the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors and holds the position of secretary. He also is a Board Member of the West Chester Chamber of Commerce.

Steve is married to his lovely wife, Cathy, and they are blessed with five children. Steve is active in his church and coached a number of school athletic teams. He is the past chairman of the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Council. Steve participates in the HOST Mentoring Program in Cincinnati. He mentors students once a week at a local grade school. Steve attended the University of Cincinnati.