Front Row (from left to right): Tom Becker, Jon Paukovich, Ethan Nelson, Julie Lind. Back Row (from left to right): Lisa Cox, Debbie Shephard, Cary Shumway, Sandi Papenfuhs, Ray Lindley, Jim Block, Mike Long and Kevin Kesecker.

CUNA Announces 2019-2020 CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee

November 18, 2019

The 2019-2020 CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee was announced at the 25th annual conference November 3-6, in New Orleans.

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The 2019-2020 CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee includes:

  • Jim Block – chair:  EVP, chief operating officer, Baxter CU, Vernon Hills, Ill.
  • Ray Lindley – vice chair: chief lending officer, Elevations CU, Boulder, Colo.
  • Cary Shumway – 2nd vice chair: VP of consumer lending, UNIFY Financial Credit, Union, Mesa, Ariz.
  • Tom Becker: chief lending officer, Hanscom FCU, Littleton, Mass.
  • Julie Lind: VP, consumer and small business lending, WSECU, Olympia, Wash.
  • Mike Long: EVP/chief credit officer, UW CU, Madison, Wis.
  • Kevin Kesecker: SVP, chief lending officer, SECU, Linthicum, Md.
  • Ethan Nelson: VP, credit administration, Oregon Community CU, Eugene, Ore.
  • Sandi Papenfuhs: SVP, consumer lending, First Tech FCU, Beaverton, Ore.
  • Jon Paukovich: chief lending officer, Ent CU, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • Debbie Shephard: lending manager, Northern Colorado CU, Greeley, Colo.*
  • Lisa Cox: vice president of lending, CORE CU, Statesboro, Ga.*

*New executive committee members

The following outgoing CUNA Lending Council Executive Committee members were acknowledged for their service:

  • Rita Fillingane: VP, research & collaboration, California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues, Ontario, Calif.
  • Steve Quigley: VP, retail banking, GreenState Credit Union, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Mike London: chief lending officer, Georgia United CU, Duluth, Ga**

**Served the last two years as chair