PODCAST Replay: Celebrate our heroes
Credit Union Magazine’s 2022 Credit Union Heroes advocate for their members and communities.
Credit Union Magazine’s 2022 Credit Union Heroes radiate credit union philosophy and demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to members and community service.
This episode of the CUNA News Podcast shows how these leaders lift underserved populations, use their voices to advocate for those in need, elevate their communities, and form powerful partnerships.
The 2022 Credit Union Heroes are:
- Marshall Boutwell, president/CEO at $775 million asset Peach State Federal Credit Union, Lawrenceville, Ga.
- Robyn Cousin, board vice chair at $3.5 billion asset Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, St. Paul, Minn.
- Cheryl DeBoer, president/CEO at $2.7 billion asset Advia Credit Union, Kalamazoo, Mich.
- Mary Ann Pusateri, CEO at $362 million asset Partnership Financial Credit Union, Morton Grove, Ill.
Nominate a 2023 Credit Union Hero here. The deadline for nominations is Dec. 12.
In this episode:
2:19: Marshall Boutwell shares what initiatives he is most proud of
7:40: Boutwell shares his credit union philosophy
9:40: Robyn Cousin describes how she uses her voice to help others
11:39: Cousin describes the summer of the George Floyd murder
14:30: How the credit union responded to the Floyd tragedy
18:14: Cheryl DeBoer and the credit union philosophy
20:25: How Advia’s CDFI status helps it serve local communities
23:15: The key priorities of Advia’s community foundation
25:10: Mary Ann Pusateri shares the roots of Partnership Financial
28:00: Pusateri's role in forming a women’s leadership group
31:45: Pusateri's advice for young credit union leaders