The recently retired President & CEO of HealthAmerica Credit Union is recognized in his industry for their leadership in auto finance. During his 28 years as CEO, he compiled a record twenty-six years of consecutiveSuperior & Excellent financial ratings, as well as earning three times the regulatory required Capital/Reserves levels. Maury had earlier served as Chief Operating Officer of VyStar Credit Union.
For much of 50-plus years as a banking executive in three states, Maury has been an active contributor to each community, serving in South Carolina as Chairman of the Hilton Head/Beaufort County Aviation Board, VP of the Chamber of Commerce and also as Financial Advisor to the County Board of Education.
In Jacksonville, after appointments by then Mayor John Delaney, Maury was elected chairman of the Jacksonville Equal Opportunity Commission and subsequently treasurer and later vice chairman of the International Development Commission. A member of the board of directors of HealthAmerica since 1983, and currently Treasurer, he is in his tenth year on the Government Affairs Committee of the Florida-Alabama Credit Union League. Maury is also the co-founder and president of the HCUI International trade association, with members in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Involved in politics much of his working life, Maury is a past two-term president of the Duval Young Republicans and in 1975 was elected chairman of the Duval County Republican Party. An early Ronald Reagan supporter, Maury was Treasurer of the Citizens for Reagan campaign in Northeast Florida.
Maury was a car enthusiast from an early age, when friends in 1950s St. Petersburg started a car club - Big Daddy Don Garlits was another founding member. Maury’s interests evolved from area drag strips to Daytona "stock car”racing, he even filmed the very last Daytona race on the beach sand, then moving on to sports car races at Sebring. Among several unique cars he’s owned, he now wishes he’d kept the Daytona Blue 1963 split-window Stingray coupe he owned in Fort Worth, Texas in ’63-64.
A long-time supporter of the Amelia Concours, Maury and his Credit Union sponsored a Best Sports Car Award in the early years.