James R. Schenck has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pentagon FederalCredit Union (“PenFed”), one of the largest credit unions in the country, since 2014. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Vice President at PenFed and President of its wholly owned subsidiary, PenFedRealty, since 2011. He also currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the PenFed Foundation which provides support to military veterans and their families, along with serving on the boards of the US Chamber of Commerce, Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Northern Virginia TechnologyCouncil, and Lasermax Defense. Prior to joining PenFed, Mr. Schenck served on the Army Staff in theOffice of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans before his selection to serve as a special assistant to the Secretary of the Army.
Mr. Schenck graduated from the United States Military Academy West Point and is a graduate of Harvard Business School.