MADISON, Wis. (1/25/08)--Consultant Tom Decker joined the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) staff this week as national program director for the Credit Union Center for Social Impact Management.
The Credit Union Center for Social Impact Management houses NCUF’s cooperative education and related programs. Decker will continue to be responsible for the Credit Union Development Education program and the Social Impact Management program. Decker also will partner with REAL Solutions National Program Director Lois Kitsch to aggregate information, drive the program’s Web presence, and facilitate the growing demand for information, training, and expanded programs and services emerging from REAL Solutions to help credit unions serve low-income and modest means households. Decker will be located in the NCUF office in Madison. He has been an NCUF consultant for two years. He helped launch the Social Impact Management Institute and expanded the NCUF-sponsored Credit Union Development Education program. Prior to joining NCUF, Decker was president/CEO of his own consulting firm, Hickory Creek Consulting. From 2000 to 2005, he served as Credit Union National Association (CUNA) director of the Center of Executive Development, working with the Leadership Development Institute, the Community Development Credit Union Institute and the Certified Executive Program. Decker was the director of the CUNA Management School for seven years.