In a new attempt to pump up member business lending, the Michigan Credit Union League disclosed last week that one of its processing affiliates has purchased a 10% interest in Michigan Business Connections, an Ann Arbor-based CUSO.
CUCorp and Michigan Business Connections to work together to push member business lending at state's credit unions.
CUSO signs multi-year deal with gas station video screen network that can place targeted CU messages on screens across the country.
Meeting set next week in Atlanta with credit union representatives.
Several banks were named top lenders by the SBA on Monday as it kicked off events to mark National Small Business Week.
League says multi-channel marketing effort dependent upon member credit union participation.
Multimedia ventures include television, radio, newspaper and online outreach.
NCUA Board Chairman Debbie Matz recently announced the appointment of Martha J. Ninichuk as deputy director of the Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives.
Call Ed Speed, CEO of $1.8 billion Texas Dow Employees Credit Union in Lake Jackson, Texas, a maverick. That is a reputation he has won as he has pulled his institution out of credit union industry mainstays such as CUNA and the Texas league.
Ninichuk joins agency from Michigan Credit Union League.