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.
Call CEO pay the credit union governance hot potato. “This is certainly an increasingly hot topic,” said attorney Michael Lozoff, chair of the credit union practice at Shutts and Bowen in Miami.
I just spent a vacation in Virginia. The blaring, nonstop attacks of the candidates on each other were completely obnoxious. I couldn’t have been happier to return to Maryland, which is not considered a swing state in this election. During this season marked by expensive, negative and continuous campaign ads...
NAFCU last week announced it had named Martin Breland, president/CEO of Tower Federal Credit Union, as Region II director on the NAFCU board of directors. Breland replaces retiring board member Charlie Thomas, who stepped down after his resignation as a member of the board of Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union.
Bob Corwin will become the new president and CEO of the $930 million Advantis Credit Union of Milwaukie, Ore. on Oct. 15, the credit union said.
Because credit union boards are members too, they know how they’re treated as members and what they expect from their financial institution. But at the same time, they need to be more savvy than the average member about what’s happening at the credit union.
Governance questions may not get more visceral – who makes the biggest decisions at a credit union? The question is easy to ask, but for some, it can be bafflingly hard to answer.