Innovations FCU, Panama City, Fla., announced that Jeremy Hinton has recently joined the credit union as chief financial officer. Prior to joining the Innovations,. Hinton was the controller for CORE Credit Union in Statesboro, Ga. He earned his master's degree in business administration from Georgia Southern University and a bachelor's degree in business management from Kennesaw State University. Hinton is a CPA and has been active in the credit union industry for several years, serving as a board member for the Coastal Empire Credit Union Chapter, as a member of Georgia Corporate FCU's focus group, and as a member of Southwest Corporate's Advisory Council.