More than 400 credit union staff joined the first-ever Hike at Home in August, a virtual version of the annual fall trip to Washington, D.C., where advocates meet with elected officials to share and promote credit union initiatives.
World Council of Credit Unions’ Economic Inclusion Project and its partners in Peru worked in August to assist Venezuelans migrants—ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs to trained medical doctors—with restoring their livelihoods in a new country.
CUNA Technology and CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council announced an adapted virtual option of their annual conference is slated for Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 with topics covered including: Digital transformation; leading solutions on a shoestring budget; effective employee engagement; protecting data; leadership in difficult times.
The National Credit Union Foundation is offering 59 scholarships for credit unions with $250 million assets or below to attend CUNA Cybersecurity eSchool with NASCUS starting October 6. The goal is to provide small credit unions access to cybersecurity training at no cost to their organization.
Bill Bynum, CEO of Hope FCU, Jackson, Miss., was a guest on last week’s Marketplace to talk about his credit union’s efforts to be a lifeboat for members in times of crisis, his experiences serving Black communities, how members have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and more.
Virginia Credit Union League President Richard D. “Rick” Pillow announced his plan to retire June 30, 2021, following a 40-plus-year career within the credit union system. Pillow has served as League president since 2000. The League Board will discuss how to proceed with the succession process.
Learn how to minimize disruption from planned or unplanned change by attending the new CUNA Leading Through Uncertainty – Change Management eSchool, a new three-part eSchool that provides credit union leaders with ways to proactively help staff embrace transition.
Unifying governance, risk management and compliance will be the lead topic at the just-announced CUNA Governance, Risk Management & Compliance Leadership Virtual Conference brought to you by CUNA Compliance & Risk Council with Rochdale Paragon Group, scheduled for Sept. 21-23.