The National Credit Union Foundation presented three Herb Wegner Memorial Awards and one Anchor Award at its annual dinner Monday night during the CUNA GAC with more than 900 credit union leaders and supporters in attendance.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle and former Secretary of State John Kerry were the highlights of a busy first full day of general sessions Monday at CUNA GAC, and Vice President Mike Pence will address GAC Tuesday morning.
CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle reflected on a successful 2018 in credit union advocacy during his address to the CUNA GAC Monday, but said the techniques used to achieve those victories will be needed more than ever in the years ahead.
Credit unions have a remarkable legacy of providing fair access to the financial system, former Secretary of State John Kerry told a record-breaking audience Monday at CUNA GAC, estimating he has been a credit union member for at least 40 years
The use of 360-degree advocacy is helping CUNA discover and act on solutions credit unions have sought for decades, said CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan Monday during an advocacy update at the CUNA GAC.
One year ago, incoming CUNA board Chairman Maurice Smith made a confession to those in attendance at the CUNA GAC: he was a “credit union nerd.” A year later the outgoing chair admitted he might be a “bigger nerd than I was before.”
National Federation of the Blind President Mark Riccobono said Monday at CUNA GAC that he hoped the NFB, CUNA and credit unions could work together to benefit their members, looked forward to seeing what the two organizations can do.