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Blog: For Real Innovation, Go Back to Basics: What’s next in credit union innovation? Is it an amazing new technology, or a product or service no one has thought of? I think you’ll be shocked by the answer. What we as a credit union movement need to do is build a culture of innovation by going back to basics. And by basics, I’m talking about what, or rather whom, we built our movement around: the people, writes David Tuyo, VP/solutions at Lending Solutions Consulting, LLC, Elgin, Ill. , in this CUES Skybox blog post.
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Retirement: Loretta Burd, president/CEO of Centra Credit Union, Columbus, Ind., will retire at the end of the year after working at the CU for 47 years, 25 as CEO.
Name Change: Ledge Light Federal Credit Union, Groton, Conn., has changed its name to Scient Federal Credit Union, effective Oct. 9. Along with the name change, a new “identity” and website (www.scientfcu.org) become part of the credit union’s 40-year traditions. The CU has eight CUES members as part of its CUES Executive Group Membership.
New Position: Brian Caldarelli has been named chief financial officer at PSCU, St. Petersburg, Fla. Concurrently, the company appointed Rini Fredette as VP/enterprise risk management to manage all PSCU’s internal risk areas, including operational, information technology and reputational.
Honored: Andrews Federal Credit Union, Suitland, Md., was recently recognized for its support of the 102nd Chapter of the Air Force Sergeant Association’s 38th Annual Golf Tournament. The CU has 13 CUES members as part of its CUES Executive Group Membership.
Community Involvement: Genisys Credit Union, Auburn Hills, Mich., sponsored the Taste of Clarkston on Main Street in downtown historic Clarkston, Mich. Over 17,000 people attended the taste festival that featured live music, children’s activities, exhibitors, charities and more. The CU has three CUES members.
As part of a new branch ribbon cutting ceremony, MAX Credit Union, Opelika, Ala., announced the winners of its $10,000 charity giveaway. The winners of the giveaway reflect organizations that work to improve the quality of life for Lee County residents. Representatives from the Arts Association of East Alabama, Keep Opelika Beautiful, the Lee County Literacy Coalition and Storybook Farm were on hand to receive the donations. Storybook Farm was awarded the grand prize of $4,000. The other three organizations each received $2,000. The CU has five CUES members.
Mazuma Credit Union, Kansas City, Mo., has formed a partnership with the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, including a $10,000 donation, which will support the Urban League’s goal of wealth creation. This includes developing enhanced financial education and literacy for youth and adults residing within Kansas City’s urban core, and improved access to business development services for minority-owned businesses. The CU has nine CUES members as part of its CUES Executive Group Membership.
CUES Supplier Member News: CO-OP Financial Services, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., is launching an educational initiative for credit unions preparing for EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa), including an “Ask the EMV Expert” Web page, whitepapers and webinars, all at no charge. www.co-opfs.org/EMV.
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