Jay Johnson

Jay Johnson is a partner at Callahan & Associates, a respected credit union strategist, and a leading industry voice continuously sought out for his insights. He has more than 22 years of financial industry experience working at top 20 banks and within the credit union industry. Jay’s extensive knowledge and approachable style makes him an outstanding presenter and facilitator. His impactful presentations provide real-world examples of successful strategies, tactics, and programs and deliver a new way of thinking about cooperative benchmarking. Jay’s thought-provoking presentations deliver fresh ideas for creating greater member value, allowing credit union executives to differentiate themselves and placing an emphasis on collaboration among credit unions. Jay also serves as president of Callahan Financial Services, a subsidiary of Callahan & Associates dedicated to expanding credit unions’ investment alternatives. In this role Jay oversees Callahan’s Credit Union Financial Services Limited Partnership (CUFSLP), a multi-owner CUSO that researches credit union business opportunities, and the TRUST for Credit Unions, which supports credit union investments through professionally managed mutual funds. Jay holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX, and an MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He is a CFA Charterholder and holds FINRA license series 7, 24, 27 and 63. Jay also currently serves on the NACUSO Board of Directors.

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RECENT POSTS BY JAY JOHNSON

By Jay Johnson | May 14, 2018

Organizations that are willing to think ahead — and put time and money toward creating new solutions to old challenges — are often those that outperform their peers.

By Jay Johnson | March 26, 2018

The movement’s future requires daily attention to sharing its present impact.

By Jay Johnson | March 5, 2018

Financial institutions are in the numbers business, but credit unions must also look beyond metrics like growth, share, and loss.

By Jay Johnson | March 1, 2018

How credit unions define their mission, and the actions they take to deliver on it, creates member value as well as a distinct competitive advantage for the movement.

By Jay Johnson | Jan. 18, 2018

Visits with management teams at six credit unions uncovered different riffs on the same theme: Now’s the time and we’re the people.

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