Portia Powell - Monette Means Business

By Demetrius Carrington
Photos By: https://instagram.com/ajphoto313


Portia Powell - Monette, an entrepreneurial force, has ascended to the role of Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at One Detroit Credit Union, marking a pivotal moment in the institution's pursuit of unrivaled banking services.

With an illustrious career spanning over two decades, her journey in the banking industry is a testament to her entrepreneurial prowess. Her multifaceted expertise encompasses diverse roles, including prestigious titles such as CEO of the award-winning Good Vibes Lounge and President of the Wealth InvestHer Network. This trajectory underscores her exceptional leadership in crafting innovative, customer-centric strategies that set her apart as an acclaimed Businesswoman.

At One Detroit Credit Union, she orchestrates a strategic symphony across crucial divisions, including retail banking, call center operations, digital banking, marketing, strategy formulation, and innovation implementation. Her leadership narrative is enriched by a remarkable track record, cultivated through navigating the intricate terrains of retail banking while pioneering digital advancements.

As an entrepreneur and visionary banking executive, her strategic alignment mirrors the credit union's mission: offering top-tier developmental services to Detroit residents. She also extends her influence to her other endeavours.


She has made Good Vibes Lounge a destination spot for the whole city. Implementing her corporate ethos she has elevated the customer experience and it shows with a forever growing customer base.

Her passion for her community resonates harmoniously also. She utilizes her position to catalyze positive change and be an outstanding role model.

Portia also does amazing with her work/life balance as a Wife and Mother, her personal time is very important.


I asked her how do you manage your ultra busy life, she replied "When you do what you love to do, it doesn't seem like work."

Under Portia's astute guidance, One Detroit Credit Union, Good Vibes Lounge and Wealth InvestHer Network and our community are all in good hands.

Congratulations Portia! We're proud of you.