Rivermark promoted Nick Hodson, Rob Mills, and Seth Schaefer to C-level positions in finance, technology and experience, respectively. Columbia welcomed Joey Rudisill as SVP and CIO.
Veronica Ervin and Cecile Milam appointed Senior Vice Presidents, join Executive Management Team.
Kelly Schrader has been selected as iQ Credit Union’s new President and Chief Executive Officer and will assume the new role on June 1, 2016.
Three credit union leaders and former leaders and one program will receive the movement’s highest honors, with our very own Denise Gabel at the helm as emcee.
With new role, CUNA Chief Economist Hampel will provide strategic policy guidance to CEO Nussle, maintain economist duties.
STCU promotes Ev Hopkins and Belinda Caillouet to chief officer positions; Mindi Brock joins Our Community Credit Union as its marketing specialist; Barbara Koontz honored by CUSO Financial Services for outstanding performance in investment services; Trailhead Credit Union opens a new branch in Portland’s Mississippi District; CO-OP Miracle Match program helps credit unions raise $3 million in 2013 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Christopher Bradberry has been named president of Fibre Federal Credit Union, effective immediately. Larry Hoff will remain the credit union’s chief executive officer, the credit union announced this week.
Gesa Credit Union names Don Miller president and CEO after a nationwide search; Bill Before, STCU’s chief financial officer, is now also its chief lending officer; Columbia Credit Union names Paul Stednitz vice president of branch services; St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union promotes Steve Jensen to chief credit officer; Harborstone Credit Union, Numerica Credit Union, O Bee Credit Union, PrimeSource Credit Union and Rogue Credit Union make the season merry for Northwest families and nonprofits.
Lending caps and intense regulation restrict some credit unions’ ability to expand their business lending programs. Graduates of The Business Lending School agree the intensive training program helps them navigate those challenges. “I strongly encourage any credit union wanting to beef up their business lending to take advantage of a program like this,” said Verity’s John Zmolek.
Denise Gabel has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA). Gabel will report directly to Troy Stang, the Association’s president and CEO. The appointment is effective November 5, 2012.
Mary Beth Spuck, vice president of organizational development for TwinStar Credit Union, was selected as one of 18 credit union professionals from around the country to join Filene’s prestigious i3 program.
The National Mortgage Licensing System has resolved the issue of some Mortgage Loan Originators’ status showing as exempt, when they should have been eligible for renewal. The status for all Mortgage Loan Officers is now correct.
Miriam De Dios has been named CEO of Coopera, a strategic partner of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) that helps credit unions grow their membership and assets by serving the Hispanic market.
Former SMCU CEO Bob Harvey kept his “night job” as a reserve police officer after his retirement last summer. He’s made hundreds of arrests, but on March 9, Harvey arrested a suspect who had allegedly robbed his former credit union two weeks earlier.
Gesa Credit Union’s Brett Jorgenson received a Trailblazer Award from the Credit Union Times for his efforts in leading Gesa’s lending department, having grown the credit union’s loan portfolio from $323 million in 2007 to $856 million in 2011.
CO-OP Financial Services and FSCC’s agreement to combine operations is now complete, and the two largest credit union shared-branching organizations are one company as of the New Year.
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Wednesdayâ€™s hearing marked another step forward for legislation that would increase the MBL cap. Credit union testimony stressed potential economic benefits, while representatives of the banking industry called the credit union tax exemption into question.