PORTLAND, Ore. (9/17/08)--CU Business Group announced that four members have been appointed to its newly formed advisory board. “The role of the advisory board is to provide input and direction from our credit unions’ perspectives,” said Larry Middleman, CU Business Group president/CEO. “The advisory board will strengthen our perspective of the marketplace for business services in the credit union industry.” Middleman selected each member of the board, based on experience and expertise. Members include:
* Carl Roer, vice president of lending, Sound CU, Tacoma, Wash.; * Brian Sherrick, executive vice president, operations and lending, Postal CU, Woodbury, Minn.; * Gary Smart, vice president of business services and lending, Crane FCU, Crane, Ind.; and * Jeff Stone, executive vice president, member business services, North Island CU, Chula Vista, Calif.
CU Business Group provides business lending, deposit and consulting services to credit unions. It is partnered with 11 corporate credit unions.