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L-R: Elko FCU CEO Kelly Buckner and Board Chairman Jon Wahrenbrock

CEO, CHAIRMAN DISCUSS CU LEADERSHIP
updated 04/22/13 09:00 AM
Elko FCU in 'Leader 2 Leader'
"Embrace the philosophy of 'people helping people' as you move forward in guiding and contributing to the credit union movement."

It's just one of a few pieces of advice to young credit union leaders given by Elko FCU CEO Kelly Buckner in the latest Leader 2 Leader column within the April/May edition of Credit Union Digest.

Credit union professionals can discover the educational background, first credit union experience, biggest challenge, leadership advice, personal philosophy, and other insightful responses of both Buckner and Elko FCU Board Chairman Jon Wahrenbrock.

"The saying 'What goes around comes around' is true," Wahrenbrock advises. "So make sure you are doing the kinds of things you want to come back around to you."

Click here to read the rest of their story on page 5 inside Credit Union Digest!

Elko FCU—based in Elko, NV—serves 12,700 members and has $124 million in assets.

 
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EXPERTS GIVE ADVICE TO CREDIT UNIONS updated 09/18/14 11:26 AM
Your Problem: Solved
Risk-based pricing (compliance), creating an operational plan (strategic planning), and making a solid value proposition (marketing) are all highlighted within the latest “Problem? Solved!” column in Credit Union Digest.

GOV. BROWN SIGNS AB 2293 INTO LAW updated 09/18/14 05:06 PM
Relieves CUs of Collateral Burden
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation today mandating baseline insurance requirements for Transportation Network Companies (TNCs)—a move that will help credit unions burdened by a significant reduction in collateral value when accidents occur to these companies’ drivers.

SEPTEMBER: NAT'L PREPAREDNESS MONTH updated 09/17/14 09:13 AM
CO-OP Reminds CUs to Be Ready
The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that struck Napa, CA on Aug. 24 serves as a reminder for vigilant disaster preparedness, as members depend on their credit unions more than ever in times of emergency.

ARTICLES CALL ON LAWMAKERS TO ACT updated 09/15/14 02:07 PM
Data Breaches in Focus
Various opinion articles defending the credit union movement’s stance on data breaches were published in five regional and community newspapers across California and Nevada within the past week as the latest data theft incident at national retailer Home Depot continues to be critiqued in the media spotlight.