Hundreds gather for retirement sendoff for MECU's Bert Hash Jr.
The NCUA's new rule on CDAs benefits industry charities as credit unions invest in the vehicles.
Bert Hash Jr. plans to retire in June after 17 years as president/CEO of the $1.3 billion MECU of Baltimore, the credit union announced April 14.
Find out who will succeed Hash at MECU, and other credit union industry new hires, promotions and retirement announcements.
Bert Hash Jr., president/CEO of Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Pete Crear Lifetime Achievement Award.
MECU's Bert Hash has tripled the credit union's assets in 15 years and was CU Times' Trailblazer CEO of the Year in 2007.
Comment letters responding to an NCUA proposal to create a Dodd-Frank mandated Minority Depository Institution preservation program generally support the effort, but some question the costs and need to create a new program.
The African-American Credit Union Coalition said it “unequivocally supports” NCUA’s proposal to create a Minority Depository Institution preservation program.
She was only 7 years old, but Lynette Smith remembers watching the historic March on Washington on television on Aug. 28, 1963, with her family.
Lynette Smith watched the March on Washington on Aug. 28, 1963, on television. Then she was 7. Now she's a credit union CEO.