Before flying to Scotland for his last conference as president/CEO of the WOCCU, Pete Crear sat down for an interview with Credit Union Times Editor-in-Chief Sarah Snell Cooke.
Pete Crear isn't revealing the exact day of his coming retirement but he's sharing his views on the state of the state for credit unions worldwide, now and going forward. The interview also appears in the July 20 issue of Credit Union Times
In Part 1, Crear discusses his personal plans - or lack thereof - for his retirement. More golf and less travel dominate.
In Part 2, Crear talks about how his view of credit unions has expanded to a global perspective in the final years of his decades of service.
In Part 3, Crear talks about how credit unions now provide benefits that extend beyond financial services, citing Poland and Afghanistan.
In Part 4, Crear discusses global trends that could affect credit unions in the United States.
In Part 5, Crear discusses threats to credit unions and ultimately the positive mark they make on the world.
The full interview is in the July 20 issue of Credit Union Times.