NAFCU, CUNA leaders tabbed as top lobbyists by The Hill.
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.
Troy Stang will assume CEO title after Annaloro retirement from Northwest Credit Union Association.
NAFCU's Fred Becker made $645,998 last year; CUNA's Bill Cheney came in at $1,129,651.
Regarding the Editor’s Column [“Step Up and Put the Fear of CUs into Bankers” July 4 issue]. I wholeheartedly applaud Sarah Snell Cooke’s efforts to ignite a new passion for credit unions on the issue of member business lending.
Mobility Matters is by veteran tech reporter Robert McGarvey. This week's topics include diving for data.
How quickly he forgot. Newt Gingrich was once crucial to helping credit unions pass a major bill on Capitol Hill. But during a recent GOP presidential debate, he seemed confused about what credit unions are all about.
Invitation to speak at House hearing on community banking bill a good first step.
For possibly the first time, credit unions last week testified before a joint subcommittee hearing on the Communities First Act, legislation that was drafted by a former community banker primarily to benefit community banks. Kudos to the trades for getting the invites; that’s a first step toward gaining greater recognition...
It’s an arcane subject that is of concern mainly to financial institutions and retailers and one that rarely generates headlines. Last year, however, everything changed.