NEW YORK (1/21/14)--The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions has added three credit union industry veterans to its consulting arm, CU Breakthrough.
CU Breakthrough helps credit unions identify and implement sustainable solutions to increase financial independence among low- and moderate-income consumers.
The new consultants include:
Dahlstrom is a former board member of the Credit Union National Association and was named Credit Union Professional of the Year by the Washington Credit Union League. He is available to CU Breakthrough clients to consult on executive coaching, strategic planning, organizational development and project planning.
Fenner served as the NCUA's chief legal officer for 27 years. He received the NCUA Board's Gold Medal for Meritorious Service and the Federal Bar Association's Banking Law Committee's Richard Peterson Award for contributions to financial institutions law and policy.
Fenner is available to consult on strategic planning, the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of directors and officers, regulatory compliance, field-of-membership expansion, low-income designation and applications to state and federal regulators.
Since 1987, Thompson has provided commercial lending training to credit unions. In 2013 he received the Kim Bannon Eternal Flame award from the California Credit Union League in recognition of his service and support to credit unions. Thompson is available to consult on asset liability management, assessment of lending programs, profitability models, strategic planning, marketing and training.