Spotlight: Michael Swalley

November 01, 2007
Spotlight: Michael Swalley November 1, 2007 Who: Michael Swalley What: President/CEO Where: Dominion Credit Union , Richmond, Va. Michael Swalley, president/CEO of $144 million asset Dominion Credit Union, Richmond, Va., seeks out talented people who are enthusiastic about the credit union's vision. He shares his thoughts on leadership and pressing... READ MORE

Spotlight: Glenna Osborn

July 01, 2007
Spotlight: Glenna Osborn July 1, 2007 Who: Glenna Osborn What: President/CEO Where: Missouri Central CU, Lee's Summit What I've learned about CUs Although I have a degree in finance and economics, I had no appreciation for credit union philosophy until after I graduated. Credit unions were mentioned in a money... READ MORE

Spotlight: Louis Jimenez

February 01, 2007
Spotlight: Louis Jimenez February 1, 2007 Who: Louis Jimenez What: President/CEO Where: Montauk Credit Union , New York   How the events of Sept. 11, 2001, changed the credit union's approach to disaster preparedness:   The events changed everything, not just disaster preparedness. America was caught off guard by a... READ MORE

Mark Holbrook: A Mission of Service and Ministry

December 01, 2006
Who: Mark Holbrook What: President/CEO Where: Evangelical Christian Credit Union, Brea, Calif. What are the top two reasons for your CU's success in making loans to churches, a very specialized lending segment? First, over 15 years ago Evangelical Christian Credit Union recognized that churches and ministries represented a significant underserved... READ MORE

What Makes A Good Annual Meeting?

July 01, 2006
What Makes A Good Annual Meeting? July 1, 2006   Themed Meetings  We have fun first, and then get down to business. We have a social hour followed by a dinner and entertainment. We have the business meeting at the end of the evening. We always have a themed annual... READ MORE

What Do Employees Want? Find Out With Rounding

December 01, 2005
It's the leader's job to create conditions that facilitate a healthy work environment. READ MORE

The Art Of Shmoozing: Connect On A Deeper Level

November 01, 2005
The Art Of Shmoozing: Connect On A Deeper Level November 1, 2005 Cell phones, e-mail, and virtual meetings may have made it easier to reach people, but they haven't made it easier to connect with people. That's why sales consultant Richard Abraham wants to revive the lost art of shmoozing.... READ MORE

It's Late. Do You Know Where Your Value Proposition Is?

October 01, 2005
It's Late. Do You Know Where Your Value Proposition Is? October 1, 2005 By Clark Crowdus Here's a value proposition found on San Francisco's Craigslist 'Personals' section: "The girl you marry" "Think librarian, beautiful but demure, 5'5", slender, sexy, sharp as a tack and successful, but with a soft side,... READ MORE


October 01, 2005
Spotlight October 1, 2005 Teresa Halleck Lives Her CU Passion 24/7 Who: Teresa Halleck What: President/CEO Where: The Golden 1 CU, Sacramento, Calif. Why The Golden 1 won a Workplace Excellence Award: We respect, appreciate, inform, and involve our employees. We offer great benefits and a great work environment that's... READ MORE

Lourdes Garcia: From Teller Line To Corner Office

May 01, 2005
Lourdes Garcia: From Teller Line To Corner Office May 1, 2005 Who: Lourdes Garcia What: President/CEO Where: North Jersey FCU, Totowa, N.J. Lourdes Garcia succeeded Richard Block as president/CEO of North Jersey Federal Credit Union, Totowa, N.J., April 1. Block retired after 33 years of service. Garcia joined North Jersey... READ MORE

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