Trailblazers 40 Below
Previous Trailblazers


  • Michele Walczak

    VP of Lending,
    Great Erie Federal Credit Union
  • John Tatum

    VP of Strategic Lending,
    Pegasus Community Credit Union
  • Katie Grindeland

    Vice President of Marketing
    TruStone Financial Credit Union
  • Gary Kirk

    Executive Vice President
    BluCurrent Credit Union
  • Kyrie Deger

    Collections Operations Supervisor
    VyStar Credit Union
  • Noel Sanger

    Market Vice President
    United Federal Credit Union
  • Alicia Nealon

    Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Mario Mejia

    Business Development Director
    Interior Federal Credit Union
  • Tom Kuslikis

    Interim Chief Financial Officer
    University of Michigan Credit Union
  • Jared Ross

    SVP, Association Services
    League of Southeastern Credit Unions
  • Damian Jakubczyk

    Senior Vice President of Technology
    Elevations Credit Union
  • Cania Infante

    Bethpage Federal Credit Union




  • James Robert

    Grower of Relationships
    PTP New Media
  • Nathan Anderson

    Vice President/COO
    Mountain America Credit Union
  • David Tuyo

    Interim CEO
    Pen Air Federal Credit Union
  • Lisa Totaro

    Marketing Associate
    Sunmark Federal Credit Union
  • Matt Davis

    Director of Innovation
    Filene Research Institute
  • Randy Smith

  • Matt Vance

    Marketing and Community Manager
    Industrial Credit Union
  • Fred Fernandez

    VP of IT/Remittances
    Bethex Federal Credit Union
  • Bill Clancy

    VP of Retail Strategy
    Lake Michigan Credit Union
  • Michele DeBuhr

    VP of Consumer Credit Administration
    OnPoint Community Credit Union
  • Stacey Walker

    Board Director
    XCEL Federal Credit Union
  • Chad Helminak

    CUDE Director of REAL Solutions and Outreach
    Wisconsin Credit Union League


  • Brent Dixon

    Credit Union Crashers Young Leadership Group
  • Brett Wooden

    Business Development Manager
    Unitus Community Credit Union
  • Amanda Thomas

    Marketing Manager
    Members First Credit Union
  • Matt Monge

    VP of People and Development
    Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union
  • Matt Weidler

    Information Systems Asset Analyst
    Evangelical Christian Credit Union
  • Bryce Roth

    Marketing Coordinator
    Vacationland Federal Credit Union
  • Nathan Muniz

    Government Relations/Public Relations Manager
  • Jon Jeffreys

    Credit Union Student Choice
  • Devin Selte

    Senior Relationship Manager
    Servus Credit Union
  • Kristen Scott

    VP of Enterprise Risk Management
    Telhio Credit Union
  • Jeff Russell

    TMG Financial Services
  • Kathryn Davis

    Xceed Financial Credit Union
Credit Union Times will recognize 12 young credit union executives this year who are working at warp-speed to better the future of the credit union industry. Nominate a 20- or 30- something who is making a difference today.
eMentor Q&A
  • What three things do CUs and/or young professionals need to rethink to continue to be relevant tomorrow?
  • Gregg Stockdale

    Troy B. Hall

    Chief Operations Officer
    South Carolina FCU

    Tough-talking Troy will tell young professionals that they need to re-think, re-work and re-invent the concept of planning for the future into terms of ... today!
    Tomorrow's relevance is based on how well you are thinking for today. Build knowledge, today. Don't worry about how…

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