Press Statements and Releases

April 2013

Emmy Winner Mark DeCarlo Announced as Emcee for America's Credit Union Conference04/30/2013CUNA announced that registration is now open for the CUNA Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conference, December 8-11 in Las Vegas, NV.

Dates Announced for 2013 CUNA Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conference04/30/2013CUNA announced that registration is now open for the CUNA Supervisory Committee & Internal Audit Conference, December 8-11 in Las Vegas, NV.

First-Ever Credit Union Certified Marketing Executives Designated04/26/2013Nine credit union marketing professionals recently earned the Credit Union Certified Marketing Executive (CUCME) designation.

Advisory Committee Members Selected for CUNA Experience Learning Live!04/25/2013CUNA is proud to announce the four credit union professionals who will be members of this year’s CUNA Experience Learning Live! Advisory Committee.

HR/TD Council Announces 2013 Executive Committee04/22/2013The coming year’s executive committee and officers for the CUNA HR/TD Council were announced during the council’s 19th annual conference, taking place April 21-24 in Anaheim, California.

CUNA Supports Maloney Disaster Exception for CU Business Loans04/18/2013Noting that credit unions often face greater business lending demand from their members in the wake of natural and other disasters, CUNA has thrown its support behind legislation that would give credit unions more flexibility in making those loans to aid in disaster recovery.

Survey Results Released: 2012 CUNA State of the Credit Union Training Industry04/18/2013CUNA released the results of a State of the Credit Union Training Industry Survey conducted late in 2012. This survey asked more than 100 credit union training professionals a series of questions regarding training budgets, challenges and methods.

Adam Grant Announced as Fourth Keynote Speaker at ACUC04/17/2013The 2013 America’s Credit Union Conference, June 30 – July 3 at the Hilton New York in New York City, has announced that award-winning professor and researcher Adam Grant will be joining its lineup of keynote presenters.

Cheney on ‘Exam Fairness Bill’ Intro in Senate04/15/2013This bill takes firm steps in the right direction toward making the examination process fairer and more consistent.

2013 Diamond Award Winners Honored at Council Conference04/15/2013First Entertainment Credit Union was awarded the “Diamond Best of Show” – the highest “Best of Show” award in the CUNA Marketing and Business Development Council’s Diamond Awards competition.

National Survey: Half of U.S. High School Seniors Don’t Understand Cost and Terms of College Student Loans04/11/2013

Nearly 50 percent of high school seniors in the U.S. can’t even guess how much money they will need to pay for college, and even greater numbers appear unable to understand the basic terms of a student loan. These are the key findings of the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) first annual High School Student Borrowing Survey.


Three CU Executives Honored for Marketing, Business Development Achievements04/08/2013Lesley Carrell, Lisa Nicholas, and Andy Reed were honored for their credit union marketing and business development achievements during a ceremony at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council (CMBDC) Conference, which took place March 24-27 in Anaheim.

Jill Tomalin Named CUNA Chief Operating Officer, Madison04/08/2013Jill Tomalin, a 13-year veteran of CUNA, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, CUNA Madison. The promotion is effective immediately; she succeeds John Franklin, who retired from CUNA last month.

Paper Discusses How Technology, Economics, Behavior Affect Branch Development04/05/2013A new white paper, from the CUNA Technology Council and the Operations, Sales & Service Council, “Is Technology Causing Branches to Close but Service to Thrive?,” addresses this question and others by interviewing credit union practitioners and analysts, as well as examining relevant research.

Marketing & BD Council Announces 2013 Executive Committee04/05/2013The CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council announced its executive committee and officers during the council’s 20th annual conference, which took place March 24-27 in Anaheim, California.

CUNA HR/TD Council White Paper Discusses Blended Learning Solutions04/02/2013A new white paper from the CUNA HR/TD Council takes a look at the benefits of mixing delivery methods, formats, activities, and learner assessments to deliver the best training possible for credit union staff, management, and members.