The Maryland and DC Credit Union Association has hired John Bratsakis, senior vice president at $1.5 billion Baxter CU in Vernon Hills, Ill. as its new president and CEO.
Add Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) to the growing list of legislators who are keeping up to speed on credit unions and business lending.
League also looks to tweak chapter network to improve collaboration opportunities.
Gov. Pat Quinn signs measure into law; Chicago-area CUs getting the first crack at taking in municipal deposits.
Despite income and compliance hardships, faith-based credit unions in Illinois are embarking on a turnaround, according to the leader of an Illinois Credit Union League campaign to uplift their standing.
Chicago area credit unions recently welcomed a group of about a dozen individuals from OSCUS in Ecuador as part of the World Council of Credit Unions’ international customized training program.
Agency ruling says state association directors can't chair corporates.
The weather may have been frightful but credit unions across a wide swath of the mid-continent from Chicago to Wichita, all buried under this week's monster blizzard of snow and ice, were getting back to normal in quick fashion Thursday.
In a bid to capture more of the prepaid debit card market, the Illinois Credit Union League is rolling out a new "family card" designed for teens as a money management tool.
Democratic Senator Richard Durbin, principal sponsor of the debit interchange amendment bearing his name, defended that amendment in a Jan. 18 letter to Illinois bank and CU trade associations.