More than 80 credit union leaders launched the Kansas-Missouri Sister Society in conjunction with the Heartland Credit Union Association’s SHIFT conference held in the Kansas City area. The society strives to tackle the industry’s gender gap by providing women with the tools and resources they need to advance their career.
World Council of Credit Unions President/CEO Elissa McCarter LaBorde is visiting Poland this week to meet with Ukrainian and Polish credit union leaders about the short- and long-term challenges they face due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Thirty-eight credit union leaders from across the United States were designated as Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) last week after completing the National Credit Union Foundation’s (the Foundation) signature Credit Union Development Education (DE) training.
The Louisiana Credit Union League Board of Directors has selected Matt Rookard as their next president/CEO. Rookard brings extensive experience working in the public, private, and non-profit sectors throughout the state, most recently leading the Terrebonne Economic Development Authority.
USAID and Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions released the second and final disbursement to help partner credit unions affiliated with World Council of Credit Unions’ Credit for Agriculture Producers Project resume agricultural lending and support food security in wartime Ukraine.
The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates is celebrating Financial Literacy Month and National Credit Union Youth Month with a series of initiatives and programs designed to help members, students, and employees with financial health.
Cryptocurrency is an opportunity for credit unions to distinguish themselves in the technology space, says Michigan Credit Union League President/CEO Patty Corkery, citing research showing 25% of credit unions plan to offer cryptocurrency investing/trading by the end of 2023.
The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions has raised more than $1 million for its Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund in six weeks. That total includes donations from more than 1,100 individuals, over 140 credit unions and dozens of credit union leagues, associations, foundations and other industry partners.
Through pandemic interruptions of daily activities and the resulting threat to livelihoods, 132 Upstate women entrepreneurs have kept their small businesses moving forward thanks to PPP loans secured through Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union.