MERIDEN, Conn. (11/5/13, UPDATED 5:33 p.m. ET)--Jill Nowacki is the new president/CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut, the league's board of directors announced today.
Nowacki has worked in the credit union system for more than 10 years. "Her multi-dimensional experience in the credit union industry will ensure the league's continued success supporting Connecticut's credit unions from the teller counter to Capitol Hill," the league said in a release.
Nowacki first worked for credit unions in communications and marketing at the Montana Credit Union Network. Her next position was in Washington, D.C. working for the Credit Union National Association as executive director of Credit Union House. She then went to at Maps CU in Salem, Ore. where she was executive director of Maps Community Foundation.
The new Connecticut league president/CEO noted her commitment to philanthropy and giving as a reason for wanting the position. "I love that I get to be part of an organization with a sole purpose that is essentially helping others be successful. That feels like a perfect fit to me."
She commended the league for its work with reality fairs and its commitment to community outreach and education.
Michael Hinchey, who chaired the search committee, stated, "Our nationwide search led us to a candidate with high energy, exceptional skills and a passion for supporting credit unions and their members. Under her leadership we believe the Connecticut Credit Union League will remain a valuable resource for Connecticut credit unions for many years."