Jim Adamczyk can remember receiving an increase in calls from banks interested in FAIRWINDS Credit Union’s auto loan portfolio. That was as recent as 2010, said Adamczyk, executive vice president of lending, for the $1.7 billion cooperative in Orlando, Fla.
An Internet trailblazer and former banking executive are the unusual pair behind the chartering and eventual launch of the newest federal credit union.
Summit Business Media announced last week that Credit Union Times Editor-in-Chief Sarah Snell Cooke has been promoted to publisher/editor-in-chief.
The Northwest Credit Union Association made it official last week. Its veteran CEO John Annaloro is retiring Oct. 2. He will be succeeded by Troy Stang, the president of the trade group that resulted from the merger of the Oregon and Washington leagues in 2011 and includes members from Alaska.
Congress has two opportunities this year to reach back to the Main Street voters who elected them. Neither costs taxpayers a dime. Two bills would enable credit unions to provide affordable capital to consumers and to small businesses. It makes sense, then, for Congress to act this year to enact...
SafeAmerica Credit Union Board announced that Barry Roach will be its new president/CEO. Roach was previously the vice president of retail delivery at Meriwest Credit Union, based in San Jose, Calif.
Northwest Federal Credit Union announced the selection of Chris McDonald as the successor CEO to Gerrianne D. Burks, who will retire in mid January after a 41-year career at the Herdon, Va., credit union.
Neighborhood Mortgage Solutions LLC announced the appoint of Greg Wischmeyer as CEO. Wischmeyer comes to NMS with over 30 years of experience in the lending market. He will lead a team of mortgage professionals from the CUSO’s home office located in Frankenmuth, Mich.
The Credit Union Association of New York has created an online resource center to assist credit union professionals, volunteers and members in identifying candidates that are and have been supportive of credit union issues.
Catholic Federal Credit Union, Saginaw, Mich., lost its longest serving volunteer when Donald Gallant passed away Aug. 19. Gallant served on Catholic Federal’s board of directors from Nov. 7, 1969 until his death. He served as chairman, vice-chairman, treasurer and secretary. For all of his years of volunteer service, the...