Executive Profiles

Paul Kirkbride

Paul Kirkbride

Senior Vice President, Credit Union Solutions

Paul Kirkbride is the senior vice president, credit union solutions at CU Direct. Paul oversees the development of credit union lending products, including CUDL, Lending 360, Lending Insights, and OnSpot Financing.

He has over 20 years’ experience in the credit union industry, with expertise in consumer/indirect lending, real estate and commercial loan portfolios, branch operations, and legislative affairs.

Prior to joining CU Direct in 2013, Kirkbride held a number of management positions, including:

  • CLO, Unitus Community Credit Union
  • Consumer Lending Manager, Golden 1 Credit Union

Kirkbride holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with a dual major in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Phoenix and is a CUES Certified Innovation Executive (CIE).