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Join today and discover how CUES turnkey solutions benefit everyone at your credit union, from executives and board members to the front-line staff. 


We’re 100% focused on credit union talent development, and members tell us the Credit Union Executives Society® helps them deepen their bench strength by developing trained, strategic thinking leaders at all levels of the organization—and not just at the senior level. Plus, members benefit from connections they make—not only at in-person events, but also through our many online opportunities.

The bottom line? CUES is the trusted source credit unions turn to for vital resources, top industry specific education, and valuable networking connections.

Credit Union Professionals

You’ll find tools to help your institution grow, and help you reach your talent development goals, no matter the level you’re starting at.

Credit Union Directors

You’ll discover a wealth of resources to help you govern effectively, and fulfill your fiduciary responsibilities with confidence.

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Membership Benefits

Individual Memberships

Available to credit union staff or directors, this tier offers a basic set of benefits—including free online learning plans, access to our online community, event discounts and Credit Union Management magazine—at a great price.

Unlimited Memberships

Include as many of your credit union staff and directors as you want! Both tiers feature all the benefits of Individual Membership plus several more enhanced benefits, like CUES Elite Access Virtual Classroom, and offer many great ways to bring talent development to everyone at your credit union.

Unlimited+ Memberships

An enhanced group membership allowing you to include as many credit union staff and board members as you want for one price. This option includes all the benefits of a CUES Unlimited Membership, plus access to CUES Compensation Surveys, Governance+ (formerly CCUBE), and Board Governance Assessment.

A blend of pre-set learning pathways and curated content offer an easy way to expand your skillset in just about any business topic you can imagine. From leadership and coaching to creative writing and data science, from communication to innovation and strategy to customer service, we have what you are looking to learn.

You can also build connections and leverage relationships when you recommend what you’ve learned with others. Managers—easily view the progress of your staff to aid in their development.

This online networking tool is dedicated to helping you easily connect and share with other CUES members. Plus, you can join communities, access our documents library, discover tips to help you make the most of your membership—and so much more. Think of it as your CUES Membership hub—access to everything CUES, right at your fingertips.

Save time and keep your organization up-to-date! Easily access and download credit union policy and procedure documents shared by fellow members, and contribute your own for others to use.  You’ll find Members Share conveniently located in CUESNet.

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Welcome to Credit Union Leadership is a guide for executives who are new to the credit union industry.
Use this resource to help you embark on your new career.

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Build strong, effective mentor relationships, and find tips on ways to find a good match in a mentor with the practical tools found in this guide.

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Learn directly from industry experts while connecting with peers at these in-person regional networking events. Plus, you can attend at the special member price!

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Increase your competency on critical board topics with continually updated, interactive director education courses.

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Meet your talent development needs anywhere, anytime with live or recorded educational webinars, offering hot topic presentations led by industry experts.

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Stay on top of the latest CU news with print and digital subscriptions to CUES monthly magazine. This publication is consistently top-rated within the industry, and offers articles covering general management, board, operations, marketing, and human resources.

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CUES offers the best in industry-specific educational events and you’ll save big with special member pricing. Our events feature dynamic speakers and content paired with unique, stimulating environments—and offer the best networking in the industry.

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Build your future leadership pipeline by learning how to easily ID the skills you need in high potential future leaders. Then, discover how to help them to realize their own potential.

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A must for new board members! This guide explains a board member’s roles and responsibilities, covers credit union philosophy, and discusses board best practices.

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The closest thing to in-person learning, online! Participants can talk and interact with peers and experts, problem-solve, and build relationships, right from their desk. This is the perfect tool for staff with a limited professional development budget, and a great way to offer learning to up-and-coming employees.

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Attract and retain well-qualified staff at every level when you benchmark your organization’s compensation against others based on asset size, region, and membership size. You’ll have access to both executive and non-executive positions thanks to CUES Executive Compensation Survey and CUES Employee Salary Survey.

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Easily deliver premium, in-depth education to all of your directors with CUES’ board-excellence benefit, Governance+. These pre-designed, multi-step, digital learning pathways provide exclusive, deep director competency training featuring timely, relevant content from subject matter experts. Formerly known as CCUBE, these pathways consist of training videos, articles, whitepapers, and more.

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Quickly and concisely gather honest feedback from all board members on key areas of governance such as board structure and composition, fiduciary oversight, and leadership culture. Results from this anonymous, online assessment tool will help your board build an agenda of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for it to prioritize and address.

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CUES’ mission is to educate and develop credit union CEOs, executives, directors and future leaders. Therefore, any credit union employees, including staff and directors, can join CUES.

Once you join CUES, you’ll have access to CUESNet. Here you’ll find many tips on ways to get the most from your membership, including helpful links and videos. Simply log into and select “My CUESNet,” which you’ll find under the “My Account” dropdown menu.

Membership dues are based upon membership type and asset level.  See the Membership Pricing section above.

Is CUES a good fit for me in my role? Yes! No matter your role, we have what you need:

  • CEOs—Develop yourself, your executive team, and your board with one-of-a-kind networking and learning opportunities created exclusively for credit unions.
  • Executives—Tap into the ultimate in professional development for you and your staff, and gain the tools and insights you need to take you, and your credit union, to the next level.
  • Talent & HR Professionals—Help your organization win the war for talent with tools to assist you in attracting, developing and retaining the top credit union professionals your organization needs to thrive.
  • Credit Union Staff—Find tools to grow professionally, including many learning opportunities that don’t require travel or time away from the office.
  • Board Liaisons—You’ll find professional development opportunities specifically designed for your role at the credit union.
  • Board Chairs—Discover multiple benefits to help enhance your leadership role and assist your board members in understanding theirs.
  • Directors—Better understand your fiduciary responsibilities and strengthen your presence on the board with membership benefits just for you.

Current and future credit union leaders fit right in at CUES. Join today, and you’ll soon be networking with a talented group of colleagues.