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Delta Community Adds Commercial Lending Expert

Ben Walker Joins Credit Union as Senior Director of Commercial Lending

ATLANTA (June 23, 2015) – Delta Community Credit Union (, Georgia’s largest credit union with assets of more than $4.8 billion and more than 318,000 members, announces the addition of Ben Walker as a senior commercial lender, reporting to Eric Latimer.

“Ben is a highly experienced lending professional with deep roots in Marietta and Cobb County,” said Latimer, director of commercial lending at Delta Community. “His ability to recognize opportunities for our business members, and to match them with Delta Community’s products and services, should contribute to those business owners’ success.”

“More and more commercial borrowers are finding credit unions to be a valuable resource, with substantial resources and flexibility,” added Delta Community Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer Bob Walsh. “We’re excited to welcome Ben to our growing team of lending professionals, and I know he will provide our members with the sound advice and professional expertise they need to be successful.”

Walker most recently served as senior vice president of Commercial Banking at United Community Bank in Marietta. He has more than 25 years of diverse experience in the financial services industry, including the management of complex real estate and commercial loan transactions. Walker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Auburn University and is a graduate of the University of Georgia Banking School.

Walker is active in Cobb County civic and professional organizations, including the Marietta Kiwanis Club, the Cobb Chamber and Leadership Cobb.

About Delta Community Credit Union

Delta Community is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing consumers better service and value on the deposit, loan, investment and insurance products they use to manage their household expenses and save for the future. Delta Community was founded in 1940 and has become Georgia’s largest credit union with $4.8 billion in assets and 26 convenient branch locations. The Credit Union now welcomes residents of 11 metro Atlanta counties and employees of more than 140 businesses, including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.