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CU System Briefs (10/15/2013)
  • PEWAUKEE, Wis. (10/15/13)--The Wisconsin Credit Union League is hosting its third tweet chat today at 11 a.m. CT.  The monthly chat will be tweeting about leadership at all levels, said the league.  "We're hoping to continue to have participation from credit unions and credit union friends nationwide," said Angela Klaves, league director of marketing. "The chat is the perfect chance to gain a new perspective of leadership and share what you've learned about leadership over the years," she told News Now.  To join the conversation, follow the hashtag #WICUchat on Twitter. For more information, use the link  ...
  • VISALIA, Calif. (10/15/13)--A central California man has been arrested in relation to a holdup at a credit union amid a robbery spree in the central and southern part of the state this year (Fresno Bee Oct. 10). Dennis Adamson, 24, was arrested by police in Santa Ana on Oct. 6 as a suspect in the robberies of a gas station and another business. He allegedly told the police he committed other robberies and the Santa Ana police notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who notified police in Visalia, Adamson's former town of residence. There he stands accused of robbing the main branch of Tucoemas FCU in April. Adamson is also a suspect in the robberies of two Chase branches and a Wells Fargo bank. Tucoemas is based in Visalia, and has $122 million in assets ...
  • PORTLAND, Maine (10/15/13)--Trademark FCU named Joann Bisson as its new president/CEO, effective Oct. 1, according to the Maine Credit Union League (Weekly Update Oct. 11). Previously Trademark's chief operations officer, Bisson replaces the retiring Hunter King, who is bowing out after more than three decades in the credit union industry. Trademark FCU is based in Augusta, Maine, and has over $76 million in assets ...
  • PORTLAND, Maine (10/15/13)--Matt Gilman, board chair of Penobscot County FCU, Old Town, Maine, died Sept. 29, the Maine Credit Union League has learned (Weekly Update Oct. 11). A volunteer for the credit union, Gilman was a well-known and respected member of the community. Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Care of Maine, or to the Church of Universal Fellowship in Orono, Maine. Penobscot County FCU has more than $50 million in assets ...


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