Chris Howard

Chris Howard is a senior vice president at Callahan & Associates. He directs an array of collaborative innovation initiatives for CUFSLP, Callahan’s partnership with 26 of the nation’s leading credit unions. Chris combines more than a decade of financial services experience with more than 20 years as a strategist, executive coach, and management consultant. His professional background is in marketing and communications and includes stints as a U.S. Senate staffer and a television producer.

During his time in banking and at Freddie Mac, Chris was responsible for strategy, innovation initiatives, business development, and strategic alliances. He brings to Callahan lessons and insights from this broad array of experience and offers new ways of thinking about the credit union movement, the cooperative value proposition, leveraging data, and building member intimacy. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Princeton University and his master’s degree from the University of Cape Town.

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By Chris Howard | Sept. 5, 2017

Each credit union needs to develop its own best practices for board governance, but there are some critical common themes.

By Chris Howard | Sept. 5, 2017

Each credit union needs to develop its own best practices for board governance, but there are some critical common themes.

By Chris Howard | July 1, 2017

Ongoing planning beats static plans every time. Now’s the time to learn the practice of real strategic thinking.

By Chris Howard | April 25, 2017

As credit unions face new marketplace disruptions, it’s time to take a closer look at some traditional responses to these challenges.

By Chris Howard | April 3, 2017

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