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  • RALEIGH, N.C. (3/28/14)--Carolinas Credit Union League President/CEO John Radebaugh announced the league is forming a working group to review the National Credit Union Administration's risk-based capital proposal (In the Loop March 27). He noted that the "proposal will have a dramatic impact on credit unions, particularly in its current form. A coordinated effort is under way to ensure that the NCUA rethinks the proposal and makes significant changes before approving a final rule." Jeanne Couchois, league vice president regulatory/compliance counsel, will leadp the working group. Affiliated credit unions interested in participating should contact Couchois at jcouchois@carolinasleague.org or Dan Schline, senior vice president association services, dschline@carolinasleague.org, by Monday ...
     
  • NEW YORK (3/28/14)--Monday is the registration deadline for early-bird pricing for the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions' annual conference. The federation is celebrating its 40th anniversary at this year's conference, set for May 14-15 in Detroit. Preferred hotel pricing is available until April 7 ...
     
  • CARIBOU, Maine (3/28/14)--The County FCU, a $190 million-asset credit union based in Caribou, Maine, announced Ryan Ellsworth will be its new president/CEO, effective June 2. Currently executive vice president, Ellsworth will succeed Ken Hensler, who is retiring in July. The board conducted a national search for the position and received 43 candidates. Board Chairman Shawn Anderson said Ellsworth is well-known in the community and is "the consummate financial professional," adding, "He competed with highly qualified candidates on a national level, but in the end the best choice was one of our own" ...


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