Chief Risk Officer, VyStar Credit Union
Vicki Adams has served as the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of VyStar Credit Union since 2012. Prior to her current role, Ms. Adams served as VyStar’s Chief Internal Auditor for 15 years. Her extensive career also includes seven years of commercial banking experience with three large banks: SunTrust Banks, KeyCorp and Bank of America.
In addition to a B.S. in Accounting from the University of South Florida, Ms. Adams has earned four professional designations – Certification of Risk Management Assurance, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Financial Services Auditor and NAFCU Certified Compliance Officer. Ms. Adams has served as a guest instructor for the Institute of Internal Auditors, the AICPA National Conference for Credit Unions, and the NAFCU Regulatory Compliance School.
Honored as “Internal Auditor of the Year” by the Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors in 2003, Ms. Adams is a member of United Way of Northeast Florida’s Atlantic Circle and Women in Local Leadership. She currently serves as Treasurer and Secretary of the Episcopal Children’s Services Board of Directors, of which she has been a member since 2015.