Credit Union Times Magazine January-05, 2005

Marketing

  • Radio Show Shines Spotlight on Georgia Credit Unions

    DULUTH, Georgia -Georgia Credit Union Affiliates President/CEO Mike Mercer and TIC Federal Credit Union President/CEO Janet Davis were recently interviewed last week on "Georgia Focus", a public affairs radio program, produced by Georgia News Network (GNN). The program was aired throughout the state of Georgia on GNN stations December 11...

  • Financial Partners CU Hispanic Outreach Efforts Honored

    CU Times Senior Staff Reporter DOWNEY, Calif. - For Financial Partners Credit Union, perhaps the greatest testament that its Hispanic outreach efforts are making a difference is to be recognized by the Hispanic community itself. The $619 million credit union recently took home the best Spanish-language marketing campaign in the...

News Briefs

  • PHEAA Tells Sallie Mae "We're Not for Sale"

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - The board of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), which provides services to over 170 credit unions in the state, unanimously passed a resolution opposing any attempt to sell the agency to Sallie Mae or any for-profit corporation. Last month, Sallie Mae offered to acquire the...

  • NAFCU Economist Taylor on Fox News

    WASHINGTON-During a segment on the improving economy airing on Fox News Channel's Special Report with Brit Hume Dec. 22, NAFCU Senior Economist Jeff Taylor had the opportunity to put his two cents in. The segment, entitled "Is the overall economic outlook for the president's second term favorable or not so...

  • America's Credit Unions Hits the Hula Bowl

    MAUI, Hawaii - College football fans will get their fill of the National Credit Union brand during the 2005 Hula Bowl on January 22. The "America's Credit Unions" logo will not only be on the football field but on players' helmets and jerseys during the football game featuring college all-star...

  • SmartSource Picks up CNBS and Golden Plains CU

    WALLINGFORD, Conn. -SmartSource Solutions, LLC, a wholly-owned technology CUSO of Constitution Corporate Credit Union, is helping improve the Web presence of credit union broker/dealer CNBS and also Golden Plains CU. The CNBS site is getting a new look and improved navigation system. The site features a password-protected area where clients...

  • Eli Lilly FCU Names New CEO

    INDIANAPOLIS - Eli Lilly Federal Credit Union has named Lisa Schlehuber CEO. The former Eli Lilly and Company Global Compensation/Benefits Director will assume her new responsibilities on January 1, 2005. Prior to joining Lilly, Schlehuber held financial leadership positions with Caterpillar, Inc. and Arthur Andersen & Company. Schlehuber has served...

  • NCUA Postpones January Board Meeting

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.-The NCUA Board's monthly meeting was delayed from its usual 10 a.m. start time to 2 p.m. on Jan. 13. The reason is a schedule conflict for NCUA Chairman JoAnn Johnson. Johnson will be attending a meeting of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission the morning of the 13th....

  • OPEIU Local 39 Signs New Deal With CUNA

    MADISON, Wis. -The Office of Professional Employees International Union Local 39 has said all along that there would be few problems shoring up a new collective bargaining agreement with less than 70 unionized employees of CUNA, and the union was right. OPEIU Local 39 Business Manager John Peterson said that...

News

In Other News

  • DONATIONS

    Valley Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., has hosted its 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament and raised $21,000 to benefit two local non-profit organizations, Via Rehabilitation Services and InnVision-The Way Home. Major sponsors included San Jose Magazine, State National Insurance Companies, Centrix Financial, The CO-OP Network, Mortgage Outlet and SWBC Insurance...

Tech Bytes

Looking Back

Opinion

  • Corporate Governance: New Rules of the Road

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) proposes new rules and guidelines to improve corporate governance practices in the USA. Some observers say that the added cost of SOX in time, money and effort is burdensome, while others grumble that all corporations are being made to pay for the sins of a few...

Publisher's Column

  • 2005 Should Be a Very Interesting Year

    The first issue of Credit Union Times in a brand new year can only mean one thing: it is time for me to once again make predictions on what I expect to unfold in the world of credit unions over the next 12 months. So here goes: After years of...

People

  • WEST

    Community One Federal Credit Union, Las Vegas, has named George Schneider IT manager. In addition, Community One Vice-President of Corporate Communications Sidra Kain has been appointed public relations chair for the executive committee of the Community College of Southern Foundation Board of Trustees. Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union, Honolulu, President...

  • EAST

    Citadel Federal Credit Union, Thorndale, Pa., has named Matthew Soubik Coatesville manager and Jim McCrudden Citadel's Investment Group program manager/registered representative.

  • VENDORS

    Creditor Resources, Inc., a credit insurance solutions marketer, has named John Kramer senior vice president/business unit leader. Prime Alliance Solutions, Inc., a mortgage solutions credit union service organization, has named W. Robert Hall director of sales/marketing. AmeriCU Mortgage Company, a mortgage provider, has appointed John Teweles president.

  • SOUTHWEST

    Community Credit Union, Plano, Texas, Chairman James McCarley has been elected National Association of Community Credit Union board director. In addition, Vice President/Raymond James Financial Services' Community Investments branch manager Jamie Richardson has been named to the firm's 2005 executive council. Security Service Federal Credit Union, San Antonio, has named...

  • SOUTH

    Southeast Corporate Federal Credit Union, Tallahassee, Fla., has named John M. Alford vice president and legal counsel. Insight Financial Credit Union, Orlando, Fla., has named Debbie Lee Cotton business development executive. Community Financial Credit Union, Springfield, Mo., has promoted Carey Highley to vice-president, financial services; Shana Jahnke to Walnut Lawn...

Letters to the editor

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