St. Petersburg, Fla. – (April 19, 2016) – PSCU – the nation’s leading CUSO – has reelected four members to its Board of Directors for three-year terms: Jeff March, President & CEO of Citadel Federal Credit Union, Pa.; Cathie Tierney, President & CEO of Community First Credit Union, Wisc.; Kit Snyder, President and CEO of Consumers Credit Union, Mich.; and Rob Stuart, President & CEO of OnPoint Community Credit Union, Ore. The Board was announced during the cooperative’s annual business meeting, which was held during its annual Member-Owner conference earlier this month in Nashville, Tenn.
Continuing board members include Dave Doss, President & CEO, Arizona State Credit Union, Ariz.; Craig Esrael, President & CEO, First South Financial, Tenn.; Gene Foley, President & CEO, Harvard University Employees Credit Union, Mass.; Sean Rathjen, President & CEO of Consumers Cooperative Credit Union, Ill.; Tom Ryan, President & CEO of Langley Federal Credit Union, Va.; Frank Weidner, President & CEO of Wings Financial Credit Union, Minn.; Terry West, President & CEO of VyStar Credit Union, Fla.; and associate directors Cathy Pace, President & CEO of Allegacy FCU, N.C.; Andrew Rosen, President & CEO of Hawaii State FCU, Hawaii; and Amy Sink, President & CEO of Interra CU, Ind.
Two recently retired board members were also honored at a special banquet: CEOs John Walling, Christian Community Credit Union, Calif.; and Mike Valentine, BCU, Ill. Walling and Valentine served on the PSCU board for 33 years and 13 years, respectively, and both retired from the board in 2015.
"Being governed by a board comprised of credit union CEOs keeps us closely aligned with what credit unions need," said Chuck Fagan, PSCU’s President and CEO. “PSCU outlined an exciting vision and mission for delivering unparalleled member service today and into the future. The board plans to work collaboratively to bring that vision to life, and to work with our credit union members to help them meet their business challenges and grow.”
A record 750+ people attended the CUSO’s 39th annual conference of which the annual business meeting was a part, underscoring the importance of the event. The theme for PSCU’s 2016 Member Forum was “People. Purpose. Passion.” As a CUSO, PSCU is powered by people dedicated to the mission of service and serving the needs of its Owner credit unions. Its purpose, the reason PSCU was founded and exists today, is to ensure its members realize the full value and benefits of membership in their credit union. The credit union industry has survived for more than 100 years and is still going strong today because of its participants’ passion for serving and honoring the values that make credit unions such a great partner for their members and their communities.
Member Forum 2016 explored new ways for the cooperative’s 800+ Owner credit unions to engage and grow members through payments, technology and unparalleled service. Attendees were provided with opportunities to network, collaborate, learn and experience interactive demos on a variety of topics to enhance the member experience. Keynote speakers included Marcus Buckingham, New York Times best-selling author, researcher, motivational speaker and business consultant; Jim McKelvey, Co-Founder of Square, entrepreneur, artist and author; Jenn Lim, Co-Founder & CEO of Delivering Happiness; Dan Berger, President & CEO of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU); and Jay Baer, Founder of Convince & Convert. Subject matter included payments, fraud prevention and risk management, data and analytics, and more.
Established in 1977, PSCU (St. Petersburg, Fla.) is the nation's leading credit union service organization (CUSO) and was awarded CUSO of the Year recognition by NACUSO. The cooperative is owned by over 800 member credit unions representing over 18.9 million credit, debit, prepaid, online bill payment and mobile accounts. Comprehensive 24/7/365 member support is delivered through contact centers located throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.pscu.com.