Updated: Dec 15, 2022
The Exceptional Women’s Alliance (EWA) is proud to recognize that Shruti Miyashiro, Exceptional Alliance from Cohort 9, will be transitioning from President and CEO at Orange County’s Credit Union to President and CEO at Digital Federal Credit Union (DCU), one of the largest credit unions in the nation.
As President and CEO, Shruti worked closely with the Board of Directors and led Orange County’s Credit Union for 14 years. She established a strong leadership team that, in partnership with the Credit Union’s talented Board, will continue to drive their commitment to their Associates, Members, and Communities. Orange County’s Credit Union was regularly recognized as “Best Place to Work” and “Best in State Credit Union” by Forbes magazine with Shruti leading. She was relentlessly focused on continuous improvement and was deeply committed to the people, both within the organization and the community it served.
Miyashiro will bring the same powerful leadership and strategic skills to DCU. With over 25 years of experience, she is positioned to drive growth at DCU with her continued dedication to member service excellence and passion for the credit union industry.
“We congratulate Shruti on her career advancement from President and CEO of Orange County’s Credit Union to President and CEO of Digital Federal Credit Union! She is an influential leader as evidenced by this transition, and we know she will thrive in her next chapter,” said Larraine Segil, Chair, and CEO of EWA. “Seeing one of our members rise in their career gives us reason to celebrate because that is the crux of EWA,” added Segil.
“I am grateful for the gift that EWA brought to my life by connecting me with a group of accomplished and values-aligned women who have become lifelong colleagues, mentors, and friends. There is no other organization like EWA,” said Miyashiro.
Miyashiro is actively involved in the credit union industry, both in California and nationwide. She currently serves on the Board of Jack Henry & Associates and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation. She also has held Board positions with the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, Co-op Solutions, Western CUNA Management School, and Children’s Hospital of Orange County, among others. Miyashiro holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Redlands and a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from the University of California.
The Exceptional Women Alliance Foundation (EWA) is an invitation only mentorship organization where high-potential, high-level Exceptional Women from across multiple industries are hand-selected and invested in, to grow, learn, share, and succeed. In addition to the achievement of significant success, the criteria for acceptance include character traits that are defining of the EWA Culture – Kindness, the Spirit of Generosity, Transparency, Gratitude and Willingness to Share their Networks. The Foundation is a powerhouse of peer-to-peer mentoring that provides guidance, deep connection, and leadership, propelling each woman to sustainable success - one woman at a time. The year-long program enables each Awardee to be connected as alumnae for life in the ever-expanding EWA global network, as their fellow women leaders continue to move into positions of significance.