Turn Your Succession Plan Into a Succession Strategy

Choosing a successor isn’t enough. Your credit union needs a plan to retain and recruit top executives to meet your long-term strategic goals.

Incoming CUNA Board Chairwoman Susan Streifel Builds the Foundations of Mighty Credit Union Advocacy

Streifel, who joined the credit union movement as a young “hungry artist,” rose through the industry with a relentless appetite for learning, a deep appreciation of hard work, and a focus on impact.

Credit Union CEO Confidence Hits Highest Annual Level Since Recession

Catalyst Corporate’s quarterly survey finds CEO confidence rebounding.

John Madri, Former Global CEO, has Died

Madri rose through the committee ranks to lead Global Credit Union to impressive growth; is remembered for charting new territory and championing his employees.

CUNA Names Hampel Chief Policy Officer

With new role, CUNA Chief Economist Hampel will provide strategic policy guidance to CEO Nussle, maintain economist duties.

NWCUA Announces Board Reorganization, Celebrates Outgoing Directors

Debie Keesee’s contributions as 2012-2014 board chair are celebrated as Jack Fallis is seated as board chairman. Shirley Cate and Terry Belcoe complete their service. John Zmolek and Jim Lumpkin join the board.

FHLBs of Seattle and Des Moines Agree to Merge

The merger has been approved by the two banks’ boards, and will now be submitted to the regulator and the members.

CUNA Announces Jim Nussle, Former House Budget Chair, as New CEO

Jim Nussle, former eight-term congressman, House budget chair, White House Management and Budget Office director, named new CUNA CEO.

Succession Planning Critical for Credit Unions

Recent leadership changes in the Northwest show that succession planning is not only critical, it can add value to operations and help attract and retain top talent. Amplify speaker to share strategy.

Lucy Ito Named New CEO of NASCUS

NASCUS said that Ito, of California and Nevada League, will replace retiring CEO Fortney later this year.

Would You Put Your CEO in a Dunk Tank?

Credit unions across the Northwest are finding creative ways to raise funds for CULAC, helping to elect credit union champions to Congress.

Rogue CEO Named WCMS Chairman, Numerica CEO Welcomed to Board

Gene Pelham named new board Chairman of Western CUNA Management School. Carla Altepeter joins WCMS board.

Continuity: The Missing Ingredient in Most CEO Succession Plans

Succession planning is a key opportunity for all credit unions. CUNA Mutual Group shares some key steps that can transform your credit union from a training ground for other organizations’ leaders into a place where top talent wants to stay and take the reins.

Dave & Dan Classic Sets Fundraising Record

The credit union community came together to raise an estimated $400,000 for Credit Unions for Kids this week. The Dave & Dan Classic continues a years-long tradition started by former First Tech CEO Tom Sargent.

Credit Unions Collaborate to Support Annual Ride & Rock

Fibre Federal and iQ credit unions have announced plans for the eighth annual motorcycle rally to benefit Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. The fundraising goal for the August 23 event is $50,000.

Jim Lumpkin, John Zmolek Named to NWCUA Board; Jack Fallis, Bob Newcomb Retain Seats

USAgencies Credit Union CEO Jim Lumpkin and Verity Credit Union CEO John Zmolek have been named to the Northwest Credit Union Association’s board of directors and veteran directors Jack Fallis, president and CEO of Global, and Bob Newcomb, CEO of SELCO Community Credit Union, will retain their seats after an uncontested election.

CUNA Names 18 Northwest Credit Union Leaders to National Committees, Task Forces

From issues affecting small or community credit unions to discussions about governmental affairs and housing finance reform, 18 Oregon and Washington executives will make sure that Northwest voices are heard when CUNA’s national committees meet in 2014.

CUNA President/CEO Cheney Resigning to Lead SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union in California

A national search for a new president and CEO of the Credit Union National Association will be launched immediately, the association’s chairman said Wednesday, to find a successor to Bill Cheney, who is returning to California in June to be president and CEO of SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union in Santa Ana.