NAPERVILLE, Ill. (6/10/13, UPDATED 4:55 p.m. ET)--Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) President/CEO Dan Plauda will be retiring after 37 years of service to the credit union movement, effective June 30, 2014, the ICUL announced today.
Plauda joined the league staff in May 1977, serving at that time as the organization's first general counsel. Before that, he was a partner in a Minneapolis law firm.
In August 1984, Plauda became the fourth president in the 83-year history of the league, and also at that time was named president/CEO of the League Service Corporation (LSC).
The ICUL announcement noted that under Plauda progressive leadership, the Illinois credit union movement has expanded to $35 billion in assets and serves more than 2.84 million members.
During his time at the helm of the league, Plauda also served five years on the board of the Credit Union National Association, and its affiliate, CUNA Service Group. He also served as chairman of the board of the CU Interchange Group, the national ATM network for credit unions; and on CUNA's governmental affairs and audit committees. Plauda is also a former member of the executive board of the American Association of Credit Union Leagues (AACUL).
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