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August 26, 2021   •   News   Press Release  

SAFE CU President Dave Roughton Joins Board of Greater Sacramento Economic Council

SAFE Credit Union today announced that its President and CEO Dave Roughton has been appointed to the Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) board of directors. He will officially join the board on September 9, 2021.

Dave Roughton

“I’ve always admired the council’s commitment to driving strategy and economic growth for the Sacramento region,” says SAFE Credit Union President and CEO Dave Roughton. “I look forward to collaborating with the council’s experienced leadership to create lasting partnerships that drive growth and enhance quality of life for residents within the Greater Sacramento region.”

Founded in 2015, GSEC is the area’s leading economic development group. The council was created to help retain, attract, grow, and scale new businesses within the Greater Sacramento region. The GSEC board of directors maintains robust membership and represents diverse interests from the region’s public and private sectors.

Roughton brings with him to the GSEC Board of Directors over 20 years of executive experience and has served as SAFE Credit Union President and CEO for six years. Roughton was recently appointed as Chair of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and is an active supporter of the nonprofit community.

For more information about Roughton or SAFE Credit Union, contact Micah Grant, AVP of Corporate Communications and Public Relations at (323) 868-9067 or [email protected].



About SAFE

SAFE Credit Union has made members an integral part of its vision since 1940. Over the years the credit union has kept the focus on what really matters, putting members first, a formula that has seen SAFE grow into a leading financial institution in Northern California with $4 billion in assets and about 240,000 members. SAFE crafts every cutting-edge product and sterling service with members’ needs foremost in mind. In addition to banking services conveniently available through online, chat, mobile, or phone options, SAFE offers in-person care for members and small businesses at service centers across the Greater Sacramento region. SAFE is a not-for-profit, cooperative, state-chartered credit union with membership open to businesses and individuals living or working in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Sutter, Butte, Nevada, Solano, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, Yuba, Amador, and Alameda counties. Insured by NCUA.


About the Greater Sacramento Economic Council

The Greater Sacramento Economic Council is the catalyst for innovative growth strategies in the Capital Region of California. The organization spearheads community-led direction to retain, attract, grow and scale tradable sectors, develop advanced industries and create jobs and investment throughout a six-county region. Greater Sacramento represents a collaboration between local and state governments, market leaders, influencers and stakeholders, with the sole mission of driving inclusive economic growth. The Greater Sacramento region was founded on discovery, built on leadership and fueled by innovation.

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