Kevin Garvey, Manager joined the Board of Directors of Kiltimagh Credit Union in 1998. Kevin worked with the Credit Committee, Membership Committee and the Promotion/Education Committee before being elected Chairperson of the Board in 2000. He was appointed by the Board as Office Administrator in 2002 and played a major role in developing Kiltimagh Credit Union into the €16 million asset organisation it is today. Kevin studied for and obtained a Diploma on Credit Union Studies from UCC in 2005 and added an Advanced Certificate in Credit Union Practices from the University of Ulster in 2009.
In 2012 Kevin added another Diploma in Credit Union Operations to his qualifications. He holds the position of Secretary of Chapter 18, which is a meeting forum for Credit Unions in Mayo and Roscommon, and in 2011 Kevin was appointed secretary of Interchapter, which is a similar forum incorporating seven counties in the West and Midlands region. Kevin’s passion for and knowledge of the Credit Union movement is widely recognised throughout the country and in particular at League level where he was appointed to the Nominations Committee of that orgainsation in 2013 and this has resulted in him becoming a major asset to Kiltimagh Credit Union. In 2017 Kevin was appointed by the League Board to a committee setup to review the Savings Protection Scheme.