Caroline Willard, president/CEO of Cornerstone League, has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation, the highest professional credential in the association industry.
“Cornerstone League’s member credit unions depend on their league’s leadership to stay engaged with and current on best practices so we can provide them with the best value for their dues dollars,” said Willard. “Obtaining my CAE certification reinforces my commitment to help advance credit unions’ success.”
An applicant must have experience with nonprofit organization management, complete a minimum of 100 hours of specialized professional development, pass a ‘stringent’ examination in association management, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics to obtain the designation.
Willard started her tenure at Cornerstone League in April 2017, and serves on to CUNA Board of Directors. Most recently, she had an op-ed in CUInsight.