Bankers pay for analysis from consultant Marvin Umholtz; NWCUA fires back.
A week after super storm Sandy slammed into the East Coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie looked ahead to preparations for a nor’easter that was due to dump snow and rain on the already reeling Northeast.
Disasters and missteps are just some of the highlights in this early look at our Year in Review print issue out next week.
Proposal was part of 5300 Call Report changes but pulled after public comment.
The email from a usually voluble credit union executive who had been asked to comment on the secrecy that surrounds compensation of top managers at federally chartered credit unions said, “Too touchy of a subject for me. Sorry.”
It may be common–and it certainly is permitted under NCUA rules–but debates are beginning to be heard among some credit union experts when it comes to credit union employees (frequently the CEO) serving on the board of directors as treasurer.
Industry experts bat around whether CEO serving as board treasurer is a good idea. Drugs and fraud case is an example. Print story online now.
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.
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.
Credit union consultant, blogger and Capitol Hill veteran Marvin Umholtz said the nation’s growing political divide is apparent among credit union leaders and fuels comments he receives from his readers and colleagues.