Founding President & CEO
Robert A. Sajdak (Bob) came out of retirement to help launch Credit Union Trust. With more than thirty years of experience in trust administration and management, Bob shared his expertise in launching the unique organization and working with credit unions and others to bring more trust services to more individuals and families.
Bob chose to retire from the President & CEO position in Spring, 2021.
Prior to joining Credit Union Trust, Bob developed a consulting business serving banks and trust companies. Two of those clients, Union Bank of California and Reliance Trust Company of Delaware, hired him as an employee to implement the plans he developed. Bob gained his personal trust experience and industry leader role during his 25+ years at Comerica Bank / Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit. He served as Senior Vice President, Group Business Manager, Private Fiduciary Services at Comerica Bank before leaving the bank in 2012. Bob managed and led development of the strategic alliances providing broker-dealers nationwide with trust services. During his career, he has been responsible for business planning, strategy, national business development, operations and risk management.
Bob passed away from natural causes in 2021.
Bob served on the Board of Directors of the Carls Foundation and was President of the Jean M.R. Smith Foundation and the Ramser-Morgan Foundation until his death. He had previously been Chairman of Madonna University and served on many boards and committees.
Bob was a licensed Michigan attorney and a graduate of the University of Detroit School of Law, following undergraduate studies at Saginaw Valley State University.