Alix Patterson

Alix Patterson is the Chief Experience Officer at Callahan & Associates, Inc. and sits on the Board of Directors. She is a lifelong credit union member and has over 20 years of professional credit union experience. Alix has a keen ability to see the ‘story’ within the data. She is talented at pinpointing strategic patterns and applying her data-grounded insights at both micro and macro levels to guide credit unions’ success. Alix oversees Advisory Services, Marketing & Media, and the Technology teams at Callahan.

Prior to joining Callahan, Alix worked in the Washington, DC, research office of the Tokyo Electric Power Company and spent a year coaching the University of Michigan women’s rowing team. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Japanese and political science from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in international affairs from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and an MBA with distinction from the University of Oxford SAID Business School in England.


By Alix Patterson | Jan. 8, 2020

A 2020 challenge: How to deepen relationships between staff, members, and the tech tools that bind, or separate, them.

By Alix Patterson | Sept. 18, 2019

The mobile-only bank’s marketing gambit provides lessons in how to make lemonade out of lemons.

By Alix Patterson | Feb. 19, 2019

Credit unions should harness the power of technology to provide real-time updates on their financial and social impact.


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By Alix Patterson | Oct. 30, 2018

Credit unions with a core processing platform and basic business intelligence software can start identifying missed opportunities today.

By Alix Patterson | July 16, 2018

Three behavioral economics concepts can boost savings during a liquidity crunch.


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