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  • INDIANAPOLIS (3/21/14)--Kevin Ryan, president/CEO, Financial Center FCU, $496 million in assets, has been appointed to an open position on the board of the Indiana Credit Union League (ICUL). Ryan will represent credit unions in central and southern Indiana until the league's next annual meeting in October. Before joining the Indianapolis-based credit union in 2009, Ryan worked for CUNA Mutual Group, the ICUL Servicecorp and Indiana Corporate FCU, Indianapolis ...
     
  • MADISON, Wis. (3/21/14)--Filene Research Institute added three new credit union leaders to its administrative board of directors. Tracie Kenyon, president/CEO, Montana Credit Union Network; Maurice Smith, president/CEO, Local Government FCU, Raleigh, N.C., and Bob Trunzo, president/CEO, CUNA Mutual Group, are the new directors. Steve Suleski, senior vice president/chief governance officer, CUNA Mutual Group, joins Bill Hampel, chief economist, Credit Union National Association (CUNA), as an advisory member. Paul Kundert, CEO, UW CU, Madison, will continue as board chair. Smith was elected vice chair. Other directors include Treasurer Bill Cheney, president/CEO, CUNA; Jan Roche, president/CEO, State Department FCU, Alexandria, Va.; and Patricia Smith, president/CEO, Unitus Community CU, Portland, Ore. ...
     
  • ALBANY, N.Y. (3/21/14)--A heartwarming fundraiser in February by New York credit unions and the Credit Union Association of New York resulted in $8,250 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. With the addition of Miracle Match funds from CO-OP Financial Services, the total February donation was more than $16,500 (The Point March 20). Under the theme "Brighten a Child's Heart," donations were prompted by a casual Valentine's Day and paper hearts displayed in credit union branches. Pictured are staff members from $38 million-asset Western New York FCU, West Seneca--one of the nearly 30 credit unions that participated. (Credit Union Association of New York photo) ...


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