Melva McKay-Bass

Melva McKay-Bass
Senior Vice President of Business Development, Suncoast Credit Union

With more than eight years of credit union, financial and business experience, Melva McKay-Bass is the Senior Vice President of Business Development of Suncoast Credit Union. When she began her career at Suncoast Credit Union in 2ooo, Ms. McKay-Bass started learning branch operations, consumer lending and absorbing everything she could about Suncoast and the credit union difference.

Ms. McKay-Bass worked in a variety of leadership roles at Suncoast Credit Union, such as Senior Vice President of Member Service Operations, which included Risk Management, Fraud and Loss, teller operations and deposit services. She also served as a Regional Vice President, Branch Manager and Loan Officer.

Beyond her business development duties, Ms. McKay-Bass is passionate about utilizing her dynamic skill set to improve the community and serves as a member of the Freddie Solomon Boys’ and Girls’ Club Advisory Board, the Vice Chair of Tampa Bay Black Business Investment Corporation, United Way Financial Impact Stability Advisory Board and the Volunteer Income Tax Preparation program.

A Florida A&M University alum, Ms. McKay-Bass earned her degree in Accounting and began her career in commercial lending, portfolio management and branch management at SunTrust Bank.