MADISON, Wis. (6/18/10)--Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designations have been awarded to 18 individuals from nine different states, bringing the total nationwide to 2,683, said the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). CCUE, instituted in 1975, is a program designed for managers and those aspiring to credit union leadership. It teaches advanced credit union management and operations techniques. Three individuals earned the Certified Financial Services Professional (CFSP) designation. The CFSP program began in 1999 as a designation targeted at educating credit union professionals specializing in financial services. The Certified Executive Program (CEP) awarded specialty certifications to 18 credit union professionals. The certifications require in-depth courses in a specialty area such as compliance, lending, financial management, marketing and human resources. Recommended for college credit by the American Council on Education (ACE), the classes and materials are tailored to those working within the Credit Union System. All new designations were awarded in April. Receiving high-honor designations were:
* Mark Thomas Little, CUNA Mutual Insurance Society, Madison, Wis.; * Ah Ber Lim, Wright Patman Congressional FCU, Washington, D.C.; * Cynthia T. Magliocca, State Employees’ CU, Raleigh, N.C.; and * Jennie C. Newbold, Jordan FCU, Sandy, Utah.
Receiving honors designations were:
* Christine H. Wolski, Erie (Pa.) Community CU; * Steven Farnsworth, Heartland CU, Madison, Wis.; and * Julie R. Yoder, Park View FCU, Harrisonburg, Va.
States represented by designees include Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin. For a list of designees, use the link.