Brian Turner has left his job as chief strategist at Catalyst Strategic Solutions in Plano, Texas, to form Meridian Alliance LLC, an independent firm designed to provide strategic assessment and counsel to credit unions.
While financial trends are positive overall for credit unions, small shops aren't very optimistic.
Meridian Alliance will provide economic releases, industry reports and credit union commentary online, free of charge.
For the third consecutive quarter, credit union CEOs continued to express confidence about a number of different areas.
Positive outlook mirrors consumer confidence but CEOs at smaller credit unions may not be as optimistic.
July brings even lower loan rates and narrower spreads, says Catalyst Corporate's latest rate survey.
One year after converting to a bank charter, HarborOne is not as profitable as hoped.
Catalyst Corporate cites improved employment, stock market highs, stable consumer prices, cheaper gas.
The Texas corporate has experience as an NCUA derivative pilot provider.
Catalyst Corporate's Q42013 CEO Confidence Survey shows positive trends.