Monday, February 4, 2019

Wayne Keels

SUMTER, South Carolina, February 4, 2019SAFE Federal Credit Union has named Wayne Keels Director of Continuous Improvement, a new position at the credit union.

Keels joins us from Discover Financial Services where he most recently led their Business Transformation for Consumer Banking in the Chicago area.  He has an MBA in Project Management and Marketing along with an MS in Computer Science. 

At SAFE, Keels will take lead in many of our upcoming projects to improve our efficiency and effectiveness as well as improve the services we provide to our membership.

Darrell Merkel, CEO said, “As continuous improvement is one of our core values, we are excited to have Wayne join our team and help lead us through these and many other improvement projects in the future.”


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, 125,000 members, and 17 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, on or @SAFEFCU