Partners appoints Darla Morse to SVP/Chief Digital & Innovation Officer

Darla Morse headshot

Partners Federal Credit Union has announced the appointment of Darla Morse as Senior Vice President/Chief Digital & Innovation Officer (CDIO).

Darla joins Partners with an incredible track record leading high-performing technology teams, as well as designing and executing innovative digital roadmaps to drive top line growth, increase efficiency, and add value. Darla’s most recent experience was with Red Robin, where she served as EVP/Chief Information Officer and supported the company’s digital transformation, including the launch of online and mobile ordering capabilities.

Joining the Partners team will be a welcome homecoming for Darla, as she spent nearly 18 years at the Walt Disney Company as Vice President, Segment Global Business Technology, managing technology strategy, development and support services for multiple lines of business. Morse earned her MBA from Webster University with a minor in Management Information Systems and earned her Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Florida Southern University.

“Part of our brand promise is to deliver innovative products and solutions to our Members, and always be there when they need us, where they need us, and how they need us. We are thrilled to bring Darla’s experience in creating and delivering world-class technology solutions to Partners in support of our Members,” shared Ricky Otey, President and CEO of Partners Federal Credit Union.

“I have always admired Partners and the incredible service they provide for the employees and families of the Walt Disney Company,” Darla said. “I am excited for the opportunity to join this talented team and support the growth and innovation that will deliver on the Partners Mission.”

We look forward to formally introducing Darla to our Members at our upcoming Annual Meeting of Membership!

Partners Annual Meeting of Membership

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

2:30PM PT / 5:30PM ET

Disney's Yacht Club Resort Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

In-Person / Live Stream

Interested in attending the event? Pre-registration is required for in-person and virtual attendance. Partners Members will need to complete one form per attendee. For details and to pre-register, visit: