This is my 20th anniversary in the industry as well and it's not lost on me just how little I knew about credit unions that first morning at First Entertainment Credit Union even though I'd been a member of a credit union since I was eight years old," said Roy MacKinnon, who is now vice president of marketing at First Entertainment CU.

"I remember when I got the job, it was my first corporate position, and I told friends, 'I'm a director of marketing at a credit union, which is a small bank.' I had no clue about the philosophy but it didn't take me long to learn and just become a fanatic of all things credit union," he added.

Right before he started, First Entertainment had $73 million in assets and had just completed a merger which doubled the credit union's assets overnight. "It was really a crash course for me," MacKinnon said.

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