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An English major uses business analytics to help develop strategy at CEFCU.
When the pandemic hit, San Mateo Credit Union moved quickly to stand up a non-profit fund and move much-needed assistance into the communities it serves.
The leader of Element FCU reflects on the CEO journey in these times of COVID-19.
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“Mini-CFOs” embedded across United FCU provide guidance to department leaders while gaining additional expertise of their own.
Debi Knoblock brings together financial literacy, school and community outreach, and business development at Texas Trust.
Can market forces balance racial inequities?
The efforts of Wayne Keels underpin SAFE Federal Credit Union’s member-focused, process-based business transformation.
The CEO of Texas Trust Credit Union talks about what he’s learned through the years, how he found his way from auditor to credit union CEO, and why there’s no room for a big ego when it comes to helping members.
The CEO of LGE Community Credit Union talks mentors, teams, and putting members first.
A leader of St. Louis Community Credit Union shares how the cooperative works every day to be “the social conscience of banking.”
The CEO of Canyon State Credit Union shares valuable lessons learned through rebuilding troubled organizations.
Credit unions across the country offer members better rates, reduced fees, and other patronage perks. That’s something to celebrate.
The CEO of Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union talks inspiration, role models, and finding opportunities.
Early adoption and member convenience drive strategy at this Spokane cooperative.
In search of liquidity, Day Air Credit Union introduces a five-year certificate at 3.05% APY.
The president and CEO of Cornerstone Credit Union League shares her thoughts on the importance of focus, finding inspiration, and what she’d like to see more of within the credit union industry.
The CEO of Affinity Plus discusses the importance of transparency, the benefit of leading a different kind of team, and the power behind the movement’s voices.
For Financial Center First FCU, using predictive analytics to inspire action is all in a day’s work.
The CEO of ALM First Financial Advisors talks early risks, leadership skills, and winding career journeys.
Shoreline Credit Union hopes to wind down its indirect lending program by 2020. Here’s how.
John Fair steps up as the second in command and touches everything from loan approvals to facilities management at Peach State FCU.
This “reformed” CFO shares how he shifted his focus from crunching numbers to building relationships, how he developed emotional intelligence, and why organizational mission matters.
The CFO for One Credit Union in Vermont talks early lessons, inspiration, and hopes for the future.
The Twin Cities financial cooperative used social media to entice members to call out good causes and made a lot of positive impressions in the process.
The head of Orange County’s Credit Union talks leadership, mentors, and recruiting — and retaining — the best associates for her team.
Disruption avoidance, the state of mergers, and what’s on the agenda for 2017. All this and more in this year’s report.
When Keys FCU put itself into voluntary conservatorship in 2009, its leaders and staff knew rebuilding together was the only way to save the credit union.
The senior vice president at Directions Credit Union discusses strategies for developing new managers and challenging senior executives to think differently in the face of disruptive change.
Revisiting the topics of The Millennial Disposition through the eyes of Syed, a 20-year-old student at the University of South Carolina.
Eric Givens, senior director of digital banking at Arizona Federal Credit Union, talks technology and understanding what makes millennials tick.
Hilary Eisbrenner, chief financial officer at Keesler Federal Credit Union, shares thoughts on leadership, industry challenges, team-building, and dream-following.
Griff O’Brien, senior vice president and chief membership officer at Advantis Credit Union, details his recipe for cultural success at a large credit union.
The vice president of human resources at USAlliance Federal Credit Union talks career paths, talent identification, and management philosophy. Notable quote: “Reach for the moon; if you slip and fall, you find yourself among stars.”
Grow Financial Federal Credit Union learned several lessons during the decade it spent refining its culture and achieving its current level of employee engagement.
What the CFPB got right, and wrong, in its 2014 Student Loan Ombudsman's Annual Report.
Why Suncoast Credit Union took on a low-income designation and how it plans to tap the benefits that designation provides.
The ability to manage interest rate risk is another advantage of the cooperative model.
Four CEOs reflect on the winning formulas that helped them attain their goals.
Being a small credit union hasn't stopped West Virginia-based Element FCU from developing solutions to better serve its members.
IT is increasingly working with operations, facilities, and marketing to make drastic changes happen successfully.
How Wright-Patt Credit Union reorganized in the face of a changing payments landscape.
A standardized set of specifications for the credit union industry will make product and service integration easier and less expensive.
MIT FCU mines mutual opportunities within its select community.
A special thank you to the employees and members of GTE FCU for their participation in Season 6 of our Anatomy series.
Joe Brancucci, CEO of GTE Federal Credit Union, shares his perspective on positioning the Florida cooperative for the future.
St. Helens Community hopes to simplify, stabilize, and strengthen its core competencies and relationships in the coming year.
Contractors and other credit unions can ease your way.
Be prepared to devote resources to the effort — even after the main work is complete.
Credit unions must know how to communicate with stakeholders before, during, and after a disaster.
A team approach and solid relationships with vendors and other credit unions will help streamline continuity and recovery.
Credit unions have turned out solid core business results in 2012.
A network of credit unions sharing operations can better help a member through a disaster.
Reach out to other credit unions in times of distress. They’ll respond to your call for help.
Offer many ways for your members to securely communicate their problems to you following a natural disaster.
Plan to ensure your employees are well cared for during a disaster so that they can take care of your members.
Louisiana’s Greater New Orleans FCU and Neighbors FCU think through their crisis plans carefully.
Kellogg Community Credit Union’s Linda Kellogg shares how the credit union communicates to potential members in the community.
Alaska’s Credit Union 1 ensures members receive service throughout all weather conditions.
Scott Sylvester, COO of Consumer Credit Union, discusses how the cooperative keeps up with technology trends.
Fraud is becoming more prevalent with the end users being increasingly targeted over the broader systems, says Steve Ervolino, senior vice president of information services for Dupaco Community Credit Union.
Mobile technology has proven crucial to many credit union strategies.
Credit Union 1 closely monitors the payment landscape in a remote Alaskan market.
Lynda Milton, CEO of TEAM Financial Federal Credit Union, is prepared to engage in the political process in Washington, DC.
Henry Wirz, CEO of SAFE Credit Union, provides his recommendations for reform in the credit union system.
As a realtor who has successfully worked with credit unions, here are some specific traits I look for in lending partners.
Bill Carrington, CEO of United Services Credit Union, explains the goals behind the credit union's shift to a community charter.
SAFE Credit Union is planning even more financial literacy outreach to local businesses and high schools.
SAFE Credit Union explains its mobile priorities for 2011.
The spirit of entrepreneurship is taking the wheel in 2011.
One credit union's response to a Board's loss of appetite for borderline net worth.
A disconnect between credit union perception and credit union reality requires creative solutions.
Consumers are in touch with the core values of the credit union movement: independence, value, and community.
Loan specials and lending value will continue in 2011.
Billboards, TV commericals, and radio ads tout the benefits of credit union membership.
A state-of-the-art retail branch is the first step in achieving higher performance in deposit levels, loan production, sales, and referrals.
Brad Roteman describes the qualites of a good leader and employee.
Brad Roteman offers insight on the sucess of Healthcare Systems Federal Credit Union's sales culture.
Brad Roteman offers insight on how to succeed in spite of challenges.
It is our view that the U.S. economy will experience a fairly significant recession, with unemployment moving higher than consensus expectations.
When physical or economic disasters strike, credit unions need to have a business continuity plan that goes well beyond IT response.
Changing Oregon Telco to Unitus Community Credit Union is an ongoing overhaul. Some jobs are done, but a deposit mix, segment profitability, and cross-selling are now on the front burner.
Despite excellent local penetration and a healthy economy, Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU) has identified three weaknesses about itself and is determined to improve them.
Expanding service and developing programs to
help members “create wealth” are the principal
focus for SECU (NC) in 2007.