MADISON, Wis. (7/29/15)--Eighty-one credit union executives earned their Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designation by completing the three-year CUNA Management School program.
The graduates join more than 3,300 CCUE designees nationwide. CUNA Management School, presented in cooperation with the Graduate School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, brings together leaders from all business areas of credit unions.
“Despite having run this program for five years, I continue to be inspired by the passion and determination of the students I meet at UW-Madison each July,” said Meghann Dawson, CUNA director of learning events. “These students truly invest all of themselves into their studies and conclusively prove that the future for credit unions remains bright and hopeful.”
Of this year’s 81 graduates, 31 graduated with honors and one graduated with high honors.
Kasi Devinney, director of operations, Keystone United Methodist FCU, Cranberry Township, Penn., was honored with the Al Jordan Award for her service and leadership at CUNA Management School.
Created in 1975, the CCUE designation is a national standard for scholarship in professional credit union leadership. The program includes traditional coursework and experiential learning in credit union philosophy, risk management, financial accounting, media relations and more.