A new group aimed at developing young Mississippi credit union professional’s leadership passion and skills, L.E.A.D. (Leaders Engaging in Action & Development), held their second meeting in conjunction with the 2019 Mississippi Credit Union Association Annual Meeting and Convention.
L.E.A.D.’s mission is to engage young career-oriented credit union team members in actively developing their leadership, networking, and community awareness skills through networking and professional development.
Members are expected to feel passionate and empowered by the credit union movement, have a strong desire to develop their leadership skills, and embrace the value of coaching, mentoring, and being an advocate to those they lead.
Through professional development, networking, and peer support, L.E.A.D is a forum for the development of future credit union leaders in the state of Mississippi.
Mississippi L.E.A.D. members are: Dylan Lea, Ferguson FCU; Cavina Wells, Singing River FCU; Brent McAlpin, Mutual CU; Christian Hartley, Keesler FCU (L.E.A.D Chairman-elect); Ashley Neal, Navigator CU; Brian Flatt, Statewide FCU; Lurline Simmons, Mutual CU; Jessica Hearn, Mutual CU; Rachel Jergins, Ferguson FCU; Drew Allen, Members Exchange CU (L.E.A.D. Vice Chairman); Alana Miles, Rivertrust FCU; and Sedric Brinson, Statewide FCU (L.E.A.D Chairman). Not pictured are Angela Mitchell, Members Exchange CU, and Kellie Broome, Gulf Trust FCU.