87 earn CCUE designation at 2019 CUNA Management School

August 12, 2019


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MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (8/12/19) – Eighty-seven graduates of CUNA Management School, held July 14-24 in Madison, earned their Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designations. Awarded after completing a three-year executive education program, as well as exams, projects and an oral presentation—this designation demonstrates the highest level of aptitude in credit union leadership.

“Eighty-seven new leaders are prepared to bring innovation to their organizations and to the credit union movement,” said Kristin Ryan, director of learning events at Credit Union National Association. “Over the course of their three-year journey, these new CCUE designees learned advanced credit union management and operations techniques, preparing them to advance into higher executive roles and provide leadership that engages and motivates their entire staff. We congratulate these newest CCUEs and look forward to watching them drive lasting change in the industry.”

View the list of 2019 Certified Credit Union Executives.

The Al Jordan Award, which honors a student who depicts traits of loyalty, fidelity and service was awarded to Wednesday Medlen, Membership/Business Development Officer at Community Plus FCU. Medlen joins a group of elite CUNA Management School graduates who are recognized in the school’s hall of fame.

CUNA Management School is a comprehensive, credit union focused leadership development program that blends academic training with hands-on activities and projects to provide professionals with real-world applications to enhance their leadership. The 2020 CUNA Management School will be held July 12-22 in Madison, WI.

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