The National Credit Union Foundation has named Brian Griffith, CUDE, as its new director of marketing and communications. He will lead all the Foundation’s marketing, communications and public relations strategy and execution.
CUNA announced promotions Monday: Mike Schenk to CUNA's deputy chief advocacy officer for policy analysis and chief economist; Trey Hawkins to deputy chief advocacy officer for political action; Vicki Christner to VP of strategic communications.
CUNA Councils has officially launched their 2018 All In campaign. Starting in 2015, the annual campaign encourages credit unions to unlock the full value of CUNA Councils by signing up one credit union professional for each Council.
An advocacy army more than 200 strong joined the Northwest Credit Union Association in Olympia, Wash., Jan 24 to message legislators about cooperative, not-for-profit credit unions and how they serve 3.6 million consumers in Washington. It was hard to miss the delegation, as they wore signature yellow and blue wool neck scarves, and gifted lawmakers with iced cookies documenting the benefits of CU membership.
Personal finance website NerdWallet cited CUNA statistics in an article highlighting how consumers can look to credit unions for free checking accounts with no daily minimum balance or monthly direct deposit requirements.
Credit unions stand in a unique position to affect political change despite today’s increasingly bipartisan politics. That was the message delivered by eight speakers participating in Georgia Credit Union Affiliates’ 10th annual state Governmental Affairs Conference--Grassroots Academy in Atlanta on Tuesday.