Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Drew Huckeba

SUMTER, South Carolina, August 13, 2019 – Drew Huckeba has been selected to over-see the credit union’s lending operations as Vice President of Lending. 

After joining SAFE as a management trainee in 2012, Huckeba served in a variety of leadership roles including branch manager, Regional Branch Director, Assistant Vice President of Branch Operations, and most recently, Assistant Vice President of Mortgage Services before assuming his new role as Vice President of Lending.

Huckeba is a Sumter native who graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management in 2011.  He also is an active member of the Shaw Sumter Community Council.  

“Drew Huckeba has shown a great level of dedication and leadership in every position he has held at SAFE,” said SAFE President and CEO, Darrell Merkel. “His background in operations, mortgage loans, and special projects makes him uniquely qualified to lead our lending functions.”  

“SAFE does an outstanding job serving the lending needs of its membership,” said Huckeba. “It is an honor to have the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of our loan offerings.”


About SAFE Federal Credit Union

SAFE Federal Credit Union, founded in 1955, is the largest credit union based in the Midlands, with over $1 billion in total assets, 126,000 members, and 16 branches. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or goes to school in Sumter, Lee, Kershaw, Clarendon, and Florence counties, as well as parts of Richland, and Lexington counties. Membership is also open to employees of more than 500 companies located throughout the Midlands and relatives of those eligible to join. Connect with us at www.SAFEfed.org, on Facebook.com/SAFEfederalcreditunion or @SAFEFCU