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Carroll D. Beach was most recently, prior to retirement, President/COO of Co-Op Shared Branching, following a 3 year tenure as President/CEO of Credit Union Service Corporation-CUSC-prior to a merger with Co-op Financial Services Corporation-the largest credit union owned ATM, and EFT provider in the credit union industry. BeFore assuming the responsibilities as president/CEO of CUSC, Mr. Beach was president/CEO of the Colorado Credit Union System for 30 years. As president of the Colorado Credit Union System, he was responsible for the executive leadership of the Colorado Credit Union League, its subsidiaries, and related organizations. Mr. Beach was responsible for the management of the state trade association, as well as the for profit corporations including Colleague Services Corporation, CU Services Network, the Wyoming Credit Union League, and for several years was President/CEO of Suncorp Corporate Credit Union. During his tenure, he was also president of the Credit Union Legislative Committee, Colorado Credit Union Foundation, Credit Union Family Insurance Corporation and Credit Union Advantage Automotive.
Mr. Beach has been a member of various Credit Union National Association (CUNA) committees as well as having served on the board of directors and executive committee. He served on the CUNA mutual advisory committee for several years. He served on the board of directors of the credit union service Corporation (CUSC) of which he was chairman for 4 years. He most recently served on the Credit Union House LLC board as its chairman. He has also served as chairman of the U.S. Central Credit Union as well as chairman of the American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL). He also served on numerous committees of aacul and received from that organization the “eagle award” which is the highest award given by the organization to one of its members. Mr. Beach also received the Herb Wegner Lifetime Achievement Award, which is the most recognized and prestigious award given in the credit union industry.
Mr. Beach has served in various capacities within the church and has served on the boards of the Arvada, Colorado economic development board and the children’s hospital foundation development committee. He was chairman of the Arvada Eonomic Developoment Board. He now serves as secretary/treasurer on the board of a 1 billion dollar credit union in Colorado.
Mr. Beach and his wife Ruth have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. Mr. Beach has a bachelors degree from the University of Kansas and a masters degree from Emporia State University.