After two years away from the credit union, I am enjoying the change of pace. Currently I am president of our condo association and working feverishly on a restoration program since two hurricanes hit our 52 beachside units last September. My 40-plus years of management experience prepared me well for the task. I have never worked so hard as a volunteer. The purpose of this letter is I’ve been following the latest controversial news articles in Credit Union Times and I just wanted to say it continues to be the best credit union publication in the movement/industry. I appreciate Mike Welch’s willingness to continue to speak his mind by writing what he really feels even though it’s often considered unpopular. Credit Union Times is the conscience and the thought generator for young and old. Keep up the great work. Ed Baranowski Former President/CEO Fairwinds CU (Orlando, Fla.) Satellite Beach, Fla.

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