Cameron Smith is Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Resources for the Northwest Credit Union Association. In this role, he leads Strategic Link, which connects credit unions to the most relevant business solutions and emerging technology.

Smith previously served as Chief of Staff for the Oregon Secretary of State where he led and coordinated a team across the elections, audits, and corporation divisions. He also served as Director of Oregon’s Department of Consumer and Business Services where he advocated for consumers and businesses across such areas as insurance, investments, banking, and credit. Smith also oversaw mortgage services as head of the state’s veterans’ affairs division and grew its loan portfolio significantly. He joins the Association after nearly 15 years serving in leadership roles for three Oregon governors.

Smith earned a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College in Minnesota and also served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps, completing three tours of duty overseas.

Smith values the cooperative principles of credit unions and is excited to work with the team to grow strategic partnerships of financial impact and value for Northwest credit unions and the members they serve.

Erin Bennett

Erin Bennett

Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Strategic Link

Phone: 971.371.6161

Toll-free: 800.995.9064 x211

ebennett@nwcua.org

Erin Bennett is a Strategic Partnerships Manager for the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Strategic Link. In this role, Erin links arms with credit unions and Strategic Link’s best partners to ensure a win-win-win for all. Her top priority is providing the best service to drive credit union member satisfaction. She is in her element when she is connecting with […]

Corina Ruiz

Corina Ruiz

Manager, Strategic Partnerships

Strategic Link

Phone: 206.295.5731

Toll-free: 800.995.9064 x148

cruiz@nwcua.org

Corina Ruiz is a Strategic Relationships Manager for the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Strategic Link. In her role, Corina connects credit unions with the best partner to ensure success all the way around. She is passionate about progress through innovation while remaining true to the credit union cause. For the past 10 years, Ruiz was […]