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.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed two credit union-supported bills last week, marking a successful legislative session for credit unions in the state and for Georgia Credit Union Affiliates, which strongly advocated for the bills’ passage.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and National Credit Union Administration Vice Chair Rick Metsger met Monday to discuss a number of top credit union regulatory issues at the agency, including field of membership, interest-rate risk and the risk-based capital proposal.
Free checking is almost guaranteed at New York credit unions--and that’s just one example of how the state’s credit unions make a difference in the lives of New York consumers. According to the New York Credit Union Association’s MORE Report, 99% of the state’s credit unions offer free checking.
The Wisconsin Credit Union League and its members were encouraged to see Gov. Scott Walker delete provisions from the state budget bill that would have sewn together the Office of Credit Unions, the Department of Financial Institutions and the Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Efforts by the Financial Accounting Foundation and its Private Company Council to “improve” private entity accounting standards should not be more complex than existing U.S. generally accepted accounting principles.