Credit union employees seeking to become better leaders will hear from Dr. Brandi Stankovic at CUNA Leadership Development eSchool taking place Mondays in August. The five one-hour sessions will be held August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.
CUNA Councils announced an offer for new members to join more than 7,300 other credit union leaders. New members who join before August 31 will receive $100 off their 2021 dues and be entered in a drawing to win a 2022 Council membership and 2022 Council conference registration.
Federally insured credit unions reported net income growth of $11.3 billion, or 134.9%, over the year ending in the first quarter of 2021, according to the latest financial performance data released by NCUA. Insured shares and deposits rose $286 billion, or 22.4 percent, to $1.56 trillion over the same period.
CUNA Finance Council recognized its best and brightest via five awards presented at the recent CUNA Finance Council Virtual Conference, May 18-20. The winners and their accomplishments will be featured in an upcoming issue of Credit Union Magazine.
Credit union CEOs will gain insight into how they can improve their own credit union operations and member experience, as well as further their leadership skills, by attending Through the Leadership Lens Virtual Series, presented by CUNA CEO Council and sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group.
Dawit Kebede, Ph.D., has joined CUNA as Senior Economist. A specialist in Development Economics, he brings several years of experience working on trade and industry development, agriculture, and small businesses.
Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger is launching a 30-day, $100,000 Challenge beginning June 1 to raise money for Good Shepherd Food Bank, local community food pantries, and meal sites. Since 1990, the campaign has raised over $10.4 million.
The African-American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) is featured in The New York Times Black Wall Street virtual storefront, which started Tuesday. The newspaper selected a range of 20 Black-owned businesses that have national appeal and are appropriate for the virtual storefront.
CUNA Marketing & Business Development Certification School, to be held Oct. 4-8, will offer two certification opportunities for credit union professionals. Completion of the certification school leads to opportunities for earning CUCME or CUBDP designation.