Board Member's Biography

Caroline Willard

Caroline Willard began her tenure as the President & CEO of Cornerstone Credit Union League, CU Resources, and the Cornerstone Foundation in April, 2017.  In this role, she is responsible for growing both the for-profit and not-for-profit sides of the organization by offering relevant services and ensuring that Cornerstone credit unions receive excellent advocacy support.

Since coming on Board, Caroline has joined the Board of League Infosight, which provides compliance services to credit unions across the country.  

Prior to joining Cornerstone, Willard worked her way up the ranks at CO-OP Financial Services, handling duties as diverse as mergers and acquisitions, relationship management, marketing, product development, and strategic planning.  In her last role, she served as Executive Vice President, Markets & Strategy.  

Willard has also worked at two different financial institutions:  Downey Savings in Newport Beach, California and American First Credit Union in La Habra, California.  

A California native, Willard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at California State University, Fullerton, and a Master of Business Administration degree at Pepperdine University.  She now lives in The Colony Texas, not far from the Cornerstone headquarters.  

Caroline Willard

At-Large Executive Committee Member

Cornerstone Credit Union League
Plano, TX

District At-Large, Class D

Term: February, 2022

Committee Memberships

Finance Committee (Vice Chair)