Dan Egan, president of the Massachusetts Credit Union League, New Hampshire Credit Union League and the Credit Union Association of Rhode Island, has announced that he will retire on Dec. 31.
Egan will also retire from New England Credit Union Services, the jointly owned firm which manages and provides services to the three trade associations. The South San Francisco, Calif.-based consulting firm O’Rourke & Associates will begin recruiting for the position immediately, the leagues said Wednesday.
Egan, a 30-year veteran in the post, joins two other league presidents that have announced their retirements in recent months, and one who took over a credit union.
In January, Pennsylvania Credit Union Association President/CEO Jim McCormack said he would retire effect Dec. 31. The Pennsylvania League has not yet named its new CEO. That search is being conducted by the Birmingham, Ala.-based Dollar Associates.
Idaho Credit Union League President/CEO Alan Cameron announced his retirement in late 2012; his last day was June 3. Former CUNA executive Chris Johnson nabbed the Idaho League job and took the corner office on Cameron’s last day.
Tony Emerson left the Credit Union League of Connecticut in April to take over the top job at the $465 million IC FCU in Fitchburg, Mass.
Massachusetts Credit Union League Chairman David Surface, president/CEO of the $148 million St. Jean’s Credit Union of Lynn, Mass., said Egan “has been many things to many people in our credit union community: a leader, an innovator, a consensus builder, and a trusted adviser, to name a few. Fortunately, he has constructed a tremendous foundation and we are confident that his successor will build on the many accomplishments we have seen under Dan's leadership.”
CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney said Egan’s long service for credit unions, particularly his leadership at the state and national levels, has strengthened and enhanced the movement at all levels.
“While he will be retiring from the movement, his legacy of service and contributions to the movement will no doubt stand for years to come,” Cheney said.