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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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CELEBRATE 100 MILLION MEMBERSHIPS updated 07/24/14 03:42 PM
National Awareness Campaign
The credit union movement is on pace to reach 100 million memberships this summer. To commemorate this milestone, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) launched the “100 Million Memberships” campaign, and invites all credit unions to participate.

ECONOMY 'WELL POSITIONED AND READY' updated 07/23/14 02:06 PM
CUs Can Target Growth Areas
As the economy expands throughout the latter half of 2014, credit unions should focus particularly on the largest employment sectors and growth in these areas, according to California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Chief Economist Dwight Johnston in his latest Credit Union Digest column.

STORY ON CONGRESSMAN ISSA CLARIFIED updated 07/22/14 11:53 AM
'Misrepresents Facts,' Dykstra Says
Some within the credit union industry may have read the recently published Credit Union Times article regarding remarks from Rep. Darrell Issa, R-CA, in relation to the credit union movement.

GIGI HYLAND TALKS PHILOSOPHY AT WCMS updated 07/21/14 04:11 PM
Foundation Leader Addresses Colloquium
The foundational philosophy of credit unions isn’t dead. But keeping true to the movement’s ideology means staying nimble in how it’s executed and harboring an open mind to change.