As the new president/CEO of the World Council of Credit Unions Brian Branch has hit the ground running since stepping into the role following Pete Crear’s retirement.
It’s one of the most exclusive–and perhaps productive–credit union clubs in the country has been up and running for 15 years. Although many outside of central Florida have never heard of it, CEO participants said they feel bad when they miss a meeting.
Bag pipers, 62 flags and Pete Crear presenting successor, plus a speech from former U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
World Council of Credit Unions President/CEO Pete Crear sat down with Credit Union Times Editor-in-Chief Sarah Snell Cooke just prior to flying off for his association’s last annual conference before his retirement. While Crear was shy about naming a date for his departure, he did share his thoughts with us...
Giant, encompassing mega-trends are remaking the credit union universe and before this is over, just about every credit union will feel the changes.
Guest blogger Walt Laskos argues that at this time when some credit union leaders have turned inward, it's really the best opportunity for credit unions to cooperate rather than face their challenges on their own.
Industry efforts to help restore Haiti's financial structure following last January's devastating earthquake have drawn in the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and Mid-Atlantic Corporate FCU, who are making a special trip to the country.
The World Council of Credit Unions will develop a five-year cooperative development program to meet the financial service needs of small farmers in Guatemala, Mexico and Kenya.
Nine months after the Haiti earthquake, the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association and its foundation are teaming up with Mid-Atlantic Corporate FCU to send a delegation to the country this Monday to assess aid help.
Meriwest Credit Union, San Jose, Calif., held a jeans day to raise money to support the victims of the Haiti earthquake. The credit union team raised $1,144 for Haiti relief.