MADISON, Wis. (5/1/08)--Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designations were awarded to 51 individuals from 12 different states, bringing the nationwide total to 2,581. CCUE is designed for managers and those aspiring for credit union leadership. It teaches advanced credit union management and operations techniques. Ten individuals also earned the Certified Financial Services Professional (CFSP) designation. The CFSP program began in 1999 to educate credit union professionals specializing in financial services. The Certified Executive Program (CEP) awarded specialty certifications to 12 credit union professionals. The certifications require in-depth courses in a specialty area, including compliance, lending, financial management, marketing and human resources. The CEP is the name for the self-study program allowing for the designations. Recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education (ACE), the classes are tailored for those working in the credit union system. High CCUE honors went to Lisa L. Gray, Dow Chemical Employees CU, Midland, Mich.; and Kim A. Rooney, UnitedOne CU, Manitowoc, Wis. Honors CCUE designees include:
* Shelley K. Fick, Community Educators CU, Rockledge, Fla.; * Petra Harris, Suncoast Schools FCU, Tampa, Fla.; * Jason C. Boesch, Oklahoma RE&T Employees CU, Oklahoma City, Okla.; and * Nataliya Vivcharyk, State Employees CU, Raleigh, N.C.
Honors CFSP designees were:
* Julie D. Flatt, Florida Central CU, Tampa, Fla.; and * Scott Hanna, State Employees CU, Raleigh, N.C.
For a complete list of designees, use the link.