Map of Florida with an image of Hurricane Ian over it. Source: AdobeStock.

As the sun rose on Thursday to the vast amount of damage left behind by the massive Hurricane Ian to many southeastern Florida communities, the League of Southeastern Credit Unions President/CEO Patrick LaPine said the early reports from credit unions in the path of the storm haven’t been as bad as they could have been.

“You know, it could have been a lot worse,” LaPine said during an interview with CU Times early Thursday afternoon. “If you’re watching the news, it’s terrible for the individual Floridian impacted in those areas. But as a credit union industry, it could have been so much worse for us.”

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