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    Wright-Patt Credit Union, Fairborn, Ohio, has named Tim Mislansky, general manager of the Wright-Patt Financial Group; Joy Lisle personal financial advisor; and Richard O. Lung personal financial advisor. Commonwealth Credit Union, Sun Prairie, Wis., has named Andy Faust president/CEO. Royal Credit Union, Eau Claire, Wis., has named Michele Kostman, Woodward...

  • NCUA Group "AIMs" for improved agency efficiency

    ORLANDO, Fla.-NCUA Acting Chairman Dennis Dollar announced at NAFCU's Annual Conference & Exhibition that soon after he took the helm of the credit union regulatory agency, he directed senior staff to review NCUA's management and organizational structure for opportunities to streamline and improve operations and thereby increase agency accountability, budgetary...

  • CUs should implement member segmentation programs

    ORLANDO, Fla.-CorePROFIT Solutions President and CEO Joseph Prunty warned credit unions during NAFCU's Annual Conference & Exhibition that if they do not segment their members by their needs and profitability, someone else will. According to Prunty, the most important information to come from member segmentation is that the institution "begins...

  • Toronto CU serves up Chinese-language ATMs

    TORONTO, Ontario, Canada - Members of the Taiwanese Canadian Toronto Credit Union will have ATM service their way - in Chinese. TCU is the first financial institution to use the Dynamic Branding multilingual capabilities of the new AutoBranch Technologies, Inc. network, which delivers financial services on ATMs in the institution's...

  • ABA files final rebuttal before oral arguments

    WASHINGTON-The American Bankers Association (ABA) has submitted the last of its briefs prior to oral arguments in their lawsuit against the NCUA and others scheduled for September 5. NAFCU Senior Vice President and General Counsel Bill Donovan remarked of the brief that it simply "rehashes stale arguments" and remained confident...

  • Wills named vice president of D.C. league

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Edwin Wills, CCUE has joined the D.C. Credit Union League as vice president. Wills' appointment to the position was effective July 16. Wills was previously the regional sales manager-collateral programs for CUNA Mutual Group. He earned his Certified Credit Union Executive designation in 1987 and was named...

  • Bankruptcy reform finally passes Senate

    WASHINGTON-In a few swift maneuvers last week, the Senate passed the bankruptcy abuse reform bill by a margin of 82 to 16 and named conferees, clearing the way for the House to appoint its conferees. The bill passed the Senate more quickly than credit union lobbyists had anticipated. Senator Paul...

  • Four Western leagues form "super regional" organization

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - A "super regional" organization designed to allow credit unions in four western states to share products and services has been unveiled by the Washington, California/Nevada and Oregon credit union leagues. The CU Association of the West was formally announced during a teleconference held Monday, July 16....

  • Career Connections, O'Rourke Consulting to form new HR organization

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - After having an informal working arrangement for the last few years, Career Connections Inc., an affiliate of the California Credit Union League, and the human resource division of O'Rourke Consulting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of O'Rourke, Sacher & Moulton, CPAs have made their working...

  • NAFCU conference almost covers all the bases

    Now that NAFCU's 34th Annual Conference and Exhibition is history, the organization's leadership group, staff, and members who attended the gala event in Orlando earlier this month have to be pleased with the outcome. Once again, NAFCU meeting planners put together a large conference that was thoroughly professional with excellent...