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Session: Strategically Navigating Your Career Pathway

Stedman Payne, Senior Vice President and Market Executive, Member One Federal Credit Union

Stedman Payne, Jr is Senior Vice President and Market Executive with Member One Federal Credit Union.  Payne has been employed by Member One since 2004. Originally, a teller in the Salem retail center, Payne rose quickly through the organization. After leadership stints in the Rocky Mount and Westlake retail centers, he spent six years as market leader of the Main Office retail center in downtown Roanoke.

No stranger to community service, Payne, a graduate of Leadership Roanoke Valley and a Rotarian, has served on the Board of Directors of the Harrison Museum of African American Art, the Board of Commissioners of This Valley Works, a committee member for Children’s Trust, and in a trusted advisory capacity with American National University.  Payne currently serves on the Board President of the Lynchburg Chapter of the American Red Cross, Directors for HumanKind, and Business Development Center.

Stedman Payne currently resides in the Lynchburg area, a community and its social capital for which he has a passion.  He sees great potential in the community and hopes to do his part to improve the financial lives of residents of Lynchburg and beyond.

Payne obtained his Associates Degree in Computer Science from American National University and his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Liberty University.  

He enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, sports, pizza, and frequently enjoys great jazz music.  


Two of his favorite quote are:  

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy.”

-Martin Luther King, Jr

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”

-Mark Twain