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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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.

By Jay Johnson | Dec. 1, 2017

What solutions could the future hold if the movement's institutions leveraged their community connections to further the well-being of all involved?

By Jay Johnson | Sept. 18, 2017

Interchange income at credit unions swaps places with punitive fees as a growing driver of industry revenue.

By Jay Johnson | Sept. 1, 2017

Eliminating barriers and connecting with members distinguishes credit unions from other financial institutions and makes the movement stronger than it’s ever been.

By Jay Johnson | Aug. 31, 2017

In episode No. 799, Mike Lawson brings on Callahan partner Jay Johnson to talk credit union financial performance in the second quarter.

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