41 credit union professionals certified as Credit Union Business Lending Professionals

August 17, 2018



Lauren Williams – CUNA Communications; (202) 626-7642;

Tracy Travis – CUNA Marketing; (608) 231-4219;

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (August 17, 2018) – Forty-one credit union professionals recently completed their third year of instruction at CUNA Business Lending Certification School to achieve their Credit Union Business Lending Professional (CUBLP) designation.

“Commercial loans are one of the most in-demand services offered by credit unions, so a strong commercial lending program is quickly becoming a necessity for a credit union to be successful,” said Kathy Smith, instructional design manager at CUNA. “These dedicated professionals have showed their expertise in this growing field, and will return to their credit unions with the knowhow necessary to create a successful program.”

CUNA Business Lending Certification School teaches attendees business lending essentials, strategies for building a commercial lending program or enhancing an existing one, and more.

The next CUNA Business Lending Certification School takes place July 22-25, 2019.

Credit union professionals interested in the program can visit to learn more.

The full list of CUBLP professionals can be found here.



About CUNA 

Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions, which are owned by 110 million consumer members. CUNA, along with its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, delivers unwavering advocacy, continuous professional growth and operational confidence to protect the best interests of all credit unions. For more information about CUNA, visit