John Janclaes has more than thirty years of experience in the financial services industry, spanning retail banking, brokerage, and insurance. He joined Partners Federal Credit Union in June 2004 as President and Chief Executive Officer. With eleven branches located primarily in California and Florida, Partners serves employees of the The Walt Disney Company, currently numbering more than 125,000 members with$1.4 billion in assets under management.
Previously, John was an executive with Logix (formerly Lockheed Federal Credit Union), where he served in a number of executive roles, including Senior Vice President, Chief Business Development Officer and Vice President of Lending.
He also worked for Duerr Financial, Coast Federal Bank, and Valley Federal Savings.
As an advocate for the credit union movement, John is called on regularly to speak at industry events and to serve in an advisory capacity for trade association groups, including the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU), Credit Union National Association
(CUNA), and Filene Research Institute, a financial services think tank. He has been honored with the James D. Likens Award as a distinguished alumnus of the Western CUNA Management School, where he now volunteers on the Board of Trustees.
John contributes to the communities in which he works and lives by serving as one of the founding Board Members for L.E.T.M.S.A.I.L., a nonprofit organization serving adults with mental disabilities, and as the Executive Champion for the Southern California Special Olympics, for which he was named Executive Volunteer of the Year for The Walt Disney Company.
A native of California, John holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Redlands, a master’s in Business Management from Claremont College, and numerous professional designations. He currently resides in Temecula, California, with his wife, Jackie, where they pursue their passion for equestrian sports.
John is founder of The CEO Corner, an online forum to help business leaders and their organizations thrive (www.theceocorner.com). In recognition of John’s commitment to leadership development, proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to support scholarships and coaching for business leaders in training.