Merriam-Webster defines “leadership” as the act of molding individuals into a team. How leaders choose to mold those individuals can vary greatly and have a profound effect on how the team performs. This Callahan Collection spotlights notable leaders across credit union land by digging into their past, discovering how they joined the movement, finding out what makes them tick, asking about career successes and lessons learned, and seeking advice for the future of credit unions.

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On Leadership

By Marc Rapport | July 26, 2021

The veteran CEO guides DEI at a billion-dollar credit union.

By Erik Payne | May 17, 2021

The CEO of Leominster Credit Union talks about her first six months on the job and how her background in HR influences her management style.

By Erik Payne | March 8, 2021

After four years of dreaming, planning, and acting, Growing Oaks FCU opened its doors for business in December 2020.

 

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By Marc Rapport | Jan. 25, 2021

The leader of Element FCU reflects on the CEO journey in these times of COVID-19.

By Erik Payne | June 30, 2020

The SVP of human resources development at State Employees Credit Union of Maryland discusses his credit union's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

By Erik Payne | March 16, 2020

The CEO of Border FCU, who began her career in accounting, explains how serving the underserved hews more closely to social work than anything else.

By Marc Rapport | Feb. 17, 2020

The Rivermark Community president and CEO began his career as webmaster and says the front-facing member experience is a priority now equal to back-end bookkeeping.

By Marc Rapport | Jan. 20, 2020

The SECU Foundation executive director applies the solution-focused philosophy of leadership she learned in the trenches to the community impact work she now leads.

By Sharon Simpson | Aug. 12, 2019

The CEO of GECU shares her thoughts on what makes a great leader, teachable moments, and why more credit unions should strive to be active participants in a global movement.

By Sharon Simpson | July 1, 2019

How an economic developer, money manager, and keen collaborator at the helm is empowering a green revolution at Vermont State Employees Credit Union.