Kevin Chandler, the head of the Credit Union League of Connecticut the last two years, said family interests and a desire to return "home to Minnesota" prompted his resignation.

Chandler, a former Minnesota state senator and also the former head of the Minnesota Credit Union Network before taking the Connecticut job in 2006, said the tug of his home state proved more than he anticipated when he moved to Connecticut, particularly for his young family.

"Sometimes the love of family and friends you grew up with prove to be more valuable than you think and that's what it came down to for me," Chandler said. "And while I'll certainly miss the friends I've gained here in Connecticut, for me, the time is right."

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