Credit Union Times Magazine October-05, 2005

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  • DONATIONS

    Security Service Federal Credit Union, San Antonio, staffers have donated their time, sweat and muscle to help the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department beautify the city's historic Woodlawn Lake during the annual United Way Day of Caring campaign. SSFCU employees spent an entire day planting flowers and mulching trees...

News Briefs

  • Pierce Named to Head Up NACUSO CEO Search Committee

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Dennis Pierce, president/CEO, CommunityAmerica CU, Lenexa, Kan. was appointed by the NACUSO Board of Directors, as chairman of a search committee responsible for selecting an executive search firm to conduct the process of finding the association's new president. Vic Pantea, president and chief operating officer of...

  • Credit Union Times' Correspondent Releases Second Novel

    WEST PALM BEACH,Fla. - The Card is the second novel published by Credit Union Times' Overseas Correspondent Donna-Lane Nelson. The book was released by her publisher Five Star on October 3rd and is available on Amazon.com. The novel is the story of two women's friendship from college through their forties....

  • Congressman's Daughter Interning at CU

    DUBLIN, Ohio-Sarah LaTourette, House Financial Services Committee Member Steve LaTourette's (R-Ohio) daughter, started an internship last week with AurGroup Financial Credit Union. The credit union champion's daughter is getting "a flavor for the corporate culture" with the privately insured credit union until she graduates from Miami University in May 2006,...

  • NCUA Issues Civil Money Penalties for Late HMDA Data Submissions

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Sixteen federally insured credit unions were assessed civil money penalties by NCUA for late submissions of data required by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. The amount of the penalties assessed totaled $178,750. The 16 FICUs and their assessment include: White River CU, Enumclaw, Wash., $8,750; NEBO CU,...

  • Five CUs Join Up With Encore

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Five credit unions from different parts of the country have joined the Encore Electronic Services Cooperative, the credit union-owned cooperative has announced. Two of the new members, the $26 million AB&W Employees Credit Union and the $13 million Hoya FCU, both based in Washington D.C. area,...

  • MasterCard And Cardtronics Ink a Deal

    PURCHASE, N.Y. - Cardtronics, the nation's largest independent deployer of ATMs and the chief ATM provider for the Allpoint network, has made an agreement with MasterCard which, theoretically, could give MasterCard cardholders across the country with surcharge free access to 25,000 Cardtronics machines. Ben Psillas, president of Allpoint said that...

  • Robins FCU Opens Temporary Facility, Old One Destroyed by Tornado

    WARNER ROBINS, Ga. - Robins FCU has set up a temporary facility to replace one of its branches that was demolished by a tornado. On August 29, the $850 million CU lost its Fort Valley branch after a Hurricane Katrina-related tornado swept through the area. The temporary facility, which will...

Marketing

Special Report

Letters to the editor

  • Welch Tells it Like it is

    I just read Mike Welch's Sept. 14 column and you know it proves even more that sometimes you just have to call a spade a spade . especially on the charter conversion issue. I am always amused by how these high-profile credit union "leaders" and consultants try to wow us...

  • When I Left for Hurricane Katrina

    I had almost everything packed. It was nighttime and I was excited but a little worried at the same time. But for what? A hurricane. Hurricane Katrina. When my family leaves for a hurricane, we assume it'll just be this one week thing where we would put everything inside, pack...

Opinion

Publisher's Column

  • This Column Is Unlike Any Others Ever Written

    Since my first weekly publisher's column appeared in volume one, number one of Credit Union Times on April 26, 1990, I take great pride in the fact that I have never missed a week and never repeated a column even when my wife and I were on the other side...

NACUSO

People

  • WEST

    Redwood Credit Union, Santa Rosa, Calif., has named Stoney Newton Brooks Road South branch manager. American First Credit Union, La Habra, Calif., has promoted Susan Huss to assistant vice president consumer lending and Carlos Miramontez to vice president lending. Inland Empire Credit Union, Pomona, Calif., has promoted Dhara Sanchez to...

  • EAST

    Credit Union of New Jersey, Ewing, has named Thomas Coleman consumer loan manager and Olga Pereira Department of Transportation branch manager. Langley Federal Credit Union, Newport News, Va., has named Kirk Adams financial counselor. United Teletech Financial Federal Credit Union, Tinton Falls, N.J. has named Bryan Eichenbaum director of lending.

  • VENDORS

    CU National Mortgage, a transparent mortgage-outsourcing partner for credit unions nationwide, has named Angel Santos national sales representative. TransUnion, a global information solutions provider, has named Scott E. Schubert chief financial officer. Wincor Nixdorf, an open ATM hardware and multi-vendor software solutions provider, has named John Pillmann as software solutions...

  • SOUTHWEST

    Unity One Federal Credit Union, Fort Worth, has promoted Eric Hohler to vice president of finance and Natalie Parish to director of public relations. Firstmark Credit Union, San Antonio, has appointed James A. Doebbler audit committee director.

  • SOUTH

    UT Federal Credit Union, Knoxville, Tenn., has appointed Debbie H. Jones president/CEO. Focus Federal Credit Union, Oklahoma City, has appointed Jane Hammil president/CEO.

  • MIDWEST

    Boeing Wichita Credit Union, Kan., has named Pat Wildeman has joined the staff as vp market executive for the Northeast Kansas region. IU Credit Union, Bloomington, Ind., has named John J. Miller vice president business services. Heritage Credit Union, Madison, Wis., has named Caroline Redmann vice president of lending. Kohler...

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