Derek Sprague serves as the Director of Finance & Administration for the Northwest Credit Union Association. His primary roles include overseeing the accounting, auditing, and treasury functions for the Association, its subsidiaries, and ancillary organizations. He also assists with facility management.

Sprague is a native of the Northwest and graduated with honors from Boise State University with a BBA in Accountancy. During his career, Sprague has held senior leadership positions in various industries ranging from aviation, medicine, and non-profits. He was also a member of original teams created to establish two pre-IPO startup ventures in the e-commerce space.

Sprague’s service and leadership expertise extends beyond the office as he has volunteered countless hours toward youth development and mentorship at the local, state, and international levels on behalf of the members of DeMolay InternationalAfter more than 20 years of volunteer leadership, he was elected the 83rd Chairman of the Board in 2014 to help set a new course for the almost century-old organization. In recognition of this leadership, he’s been honored with the Grand Cross and is a member of the DeMolay Legion of Honor.

As a longtime credit union member, Sprague is impressed with the industry’s level of service to its members and the way credit unions empower their membership to create avenues for community engagement and impact.

ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATOR TEAM MEMBERS

Jennifer Huggard

Jennifer Huggard

SVP, Admin & Governance Affairs

NWCUA

Phone: 206.340.4842

Toll-free: 800.995.9064 x154

jhuggard@nwcua.org

Jennifer Huggard is the senior vice president of administration & governance affairs at the Northwest Credit Union Association. Her main responsibilities include human resources, payroll, and accounting. Huggard earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Washington. After working as an online banking customer contact for KeyBank, she joined the Washington Credit […]

Susan Kismarton

Susan Kismarton

Coordinator, Accounting & Admin

NWCUA

Phone: 206.340.4835

Toll-free: 800.995.9064 x115

skismarton@nwcua.org

Susan Kismarton serves as the Accounting & Administration Coordinator for the Northwest Credit Union Association.  She is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the accounting system, tax filings, payroll assistance, and management of the office environment. Kismarton has a bachelor’s degree in Business Analytics from Colorado State University. She has worked in the field of […]