X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

My very best wishes to Mike Welch as he moves on to yet another chapter in and beyond his illustrious career as a credit union leader, publisher, and yes even as a mentor to those of us who read all of your 794 columns. As a retired credit union volunteer with over 50 years of service to the credit union movement and a retired educator with over 45 years in the classroom and one who has known Mike for over 20 years, I can unequivocally state that what I learned and absorbed from your columns and publication outweighed anything I could have obtained in a classroom or a textbook when it came to credit issues and concerns. For all of this I am most appreciative. When I served as a credit union volunteer and member of both the CUES Directors Forum and NAFCU Board, I may not have always agreed with what Mike wrote but I did respect him “telling it like it is” from his perspective be it CEO, director, trade association, or credit union issues. I along with many, many other people say, “thank you Mike for all you have done to foster the credit union spirit.” You should take much pride in your accomplishments just as surely as I take much pride in knowing you. Enjoy your new third career and have a wonderful life. Frank De Mita Nassau Educators FCU, Chairman Emeritus NAFCU, Board Emeritus

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?

Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.