The retailer also said it hopes to take a lead in encouraging EMV chip-and-PIN cards in the U.S.
A regional executive search firm has been hired by the CUSO's search committee to replace Bob Cipriani, named CEO in 2006.
John Struna, who had personal and business accounts at the failed credit union, received $2.5M in fraudulent transfers from former CEO Alex Spirikaitis.
Dynamic knowledge databases extend search power across the enterprise.
CUNA's political action committee started 2014 with nearly $1M cash on hand left over from last year.
Former EVP Patterson will replace Jon Jeffreys, who was named a managing partner at Callahan & Associates and will remain on the CUSO's board.
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Free events will also address how to create deeper member relationships, generate interest income and build member-friendly non-interest income.
Network would connect banks selling the loans with credit unions looking to buy them.
As mobile banking goes mainstream, credit unions should adjust security standards so access is on par with brick and mortar.