How Credit Unions work with Michael DeShazo, CEO of the Cabrillo Credit Union

Richard sits down with Michael DeShazo, CEO of the Cabrillo Credit Union, to discuss the difference between banks and credit unions and the 65 years of Cabrillo Credit Union’s service to Border Patrol and Federal employees in San Diego.

Cabrillo Credit Union was established in 1955 to serve Border Patrol agents in San Diego. Today they serve as the primary financial institution for those employed by the U.S. Border Patrol and other federal agencies in the San Diego area (the fed is the #1 employer in San Diego County). Cabrillo CU also serves Sharp HealthCare, Carlsbad City employees, and is open to anyone who lives or works in San Diego County.

Michael DeShazo is Cabrillo Credit Union’s President & Chief Executive Officer. Michael DeShazo selected one of the Top 50 Influential Leaders in San Diego, by The Daily Transcript in 2019. He joined Cabrillo in 1996 and has held several key positions within the credit union, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Administration Officer. He has been instrumental in shaping Cabrillo’s growth, as well as building their strong culture for our employees and members. Mike was the creator of many of their well-known programs, including their Payroll Assurance Loan (PAL), their Meet or Beat program, Subsidized ATMs and the Cabrillo Challenge, which is used extensively at business development events.

To learn more about Cabrillo Credit Union listen to the show (below) and visit the websites for Cabrillo Credit Union