Baltimore, Maryland (November 12, 2020) — SECU, Maryland’s largest state chartered credit union,
announced the recent appointment of Jim Mellendick as their new VP of SECU Financial Partners, a
newly formed division for the organization slated to launch in 2021. With over 16 years of experience in
wealth management and banking, Mellendick will build and lead a team of diverse Financial Advisors.
“I’m excited to return to my home state of Maryland and to serve SECU’s members,” said Mellendick. “I
look forward to working together with our members; listening and learning about their financial goals, and
creating trusted partnerships between advisors and members in support of these goals.”
Prior to joining SECU, Mellendick spent 11 years at Wells Fargo, where most recently he was Senior Vice
President, Strategy Consultant for the partnership between branch and banking wealth management.
Previous to that role, Mellendick managed a region of 29 Financial Advisors, managing $2.5 billion in
assets as a Regional Brokerage Manager at Wells Fargo Advisors in Central Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Loyola University of Maryland, and began his career as a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley.
Believing in the importance of giving back, Mellendick has served on the Regional Brokerage Manager National Advisory Council, the board of directors with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Virginia, as well as Virginia Supportive Housing.