Five executives from credit unions in Mexico recently traveled to Meriwest Credit Union to compare management best practices.

Arranged by the World Council of Credit Unions, the visit was intended to help the visitors learn the details of how U.S. credit unions are managing the various forms of risk, loan underwriting, loan collections, as well as understanding marketing, branding and branch development.

The day-long visit also included a tour of Meriwest home office in San Jose, Calif. led by bilingual staff from the $1 billion cooperative.

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