Tim Lyons2021 Campaign Co-Chair
Tim Lyons is the president and CEO of TTCU Federal Credit Union. TTCU is the second largest credit union in Oklahoma, with $2.5 billion in assets and nineteen branches across northeastern Oklahoma. TTCU serves over 140,000 members.
Only the seventh president in TTCU’s 85-year history, Tim was named CEO in 2011. Tim has overseen the credit union’s rapid growth, opening ten new branches and a 90,000 square foot corporate headquarters in south Tulsa.
During his TTCU career, Tim also spearheaded TTCU’s efforts to make FoolProof, an online financial literacy curriculum, available at no charge to all Oklahoma schools. To date, more than 165,000 Oklahoma high school students have participated in this program. He also encouraged an initiative to reach out to the Hispanic population and incorporate Spanish-language speakers into TTCU’s front-line operations.
Tim has worked at TTCU for over thirty years. After graduating from Oral Roberts University in 1982 and earning his CPA, Tim began his professional career in public accounting. He started with TTCU in 1989 serving as Controller and then Chief Financial Officer before becoming CEO.
Very active in the community, Tim serves on numerous boards. He is the chairman of the Temple Foundation, which seeks to meet the health, welfare and education needs of children in the Tulsa metropolitan area. He is a strong advocate for educational causes as well. He serves on the boards for the Tulsa Community College Foundation, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa Area United Way, and Tulsa Regional Chamber. He and his wife, Carol, are longtime members of Christian Chapel and serve in various leadership and ministry capacities.
Tim and Carol have two daughters and six grandchildren.