TULSA, Okla. (12/3/08)--The Oklahoma Credit Union League Board of
Directors has named Debra J. "D.J." Morrow Ingram as president/CEO. Morrow Ingram has served as the interim president/CEO since June 2007. "D.J. performed well as the interim president/CEO these past 18 months under some very difficult circumstances," said Michael D. Kloiber, board chair. "The continuation of this leadership was deemed an important reason for the board's decision. "We are now positioned to complete the move to our new office in the Oklahoma Credit Union House in Oklahoma City and the partnership agreement with the Texas Credit Union League." Under D.J.'s leadership, we look forward to a very successful transition," Kloiber added. Calling it a privilege to work with the Oklahoma credit union movement, Morrow Ingram said, "I look forward to the many opportunities ahead for the Oklahoma Credit Union League and its members, and am committed to promoting continued growth and development of Oklahoma credit unions through innovative products and services, education and advocacy." Morrow Ingram joined the league in February 2006 to oversee the league's advocacy efforts. She had previously worked for the league as government relations director in the late '90s. An attorney, she has 28 years experience in media and public relations, marketing, corporate communications, government and community relations, and association management. Her prior employment includes positions with the Tulsa Area United Way, Sunoco Inc., Oklahoma Bankers Association and Security Bank and Trust in Ponca City. She is a former assistant attorney general for the state of Kansas.