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L-R: Peace Officers Professional Association (POPA) FCU CEO Ray Bartus and Board Chairman Ray Leyva

CEO: LEARN FROM SUCCESS AND FAILURES
updated 06/24/13 06:51 AM
POPA FCU in 'Leader 2 Leader'
Ray Bartus is the latest credit union CEO to share his experience and leadership advice in the current edition of Credit Union Digest, along with his credit union's board chairman.

"You will learn as much from failure as you do from success, and you will be a stronger person and leader as a result," said the Peace Officers Professional Association (POPA) FCU CEO in the latest Leader 2 Leader column of the August/September issue of Digest.

In the column, credit union professionals can explore the first credit union experience, personal philosophy, leadership advice, educational background, biggest challenge, and other insightful responses of Bartus and POPA FCU Board Chairman Ray Leyva.

"We should always try to do the best we can in whatever we undertake, and make sure nobody ever has reason to fault you for not doing your job" Leyva said.

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

POPA FCU—based in Cerritos, CA—serves 16,000 members and has $175 million in assets.

 
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CHAPTER FORUM, RECEPTION ENGAGES CUs updated 10/27/14 06:55 PM
Networking and Awards after 'REACH'
Credit union chapter members from across California and Nevada gathered Oct. 23 at the JW Marriott (L.A. Live) in downtown Los Angeles to attend the 2014 Chapter Forum, which offered a full day of valuable networking and educational sessions for attendees who were eager to share individual stories about the work their chapters are accomplishing.

NEEN JAMES CHALLENGES CUs AT 'REACH' updated 10/27/14 04:17 PM
'Time is the New Currency'
By Wednesday afternoon, nearly 700 credit union CEOs, professionals, industry vendors, and guests had attended REACH 2014, the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues’ Annual Meeting and Convention from Oct. 20-22 at the JW Marriott (L.A. LIVE) in downtown Los Angeles.

CFPB, FTC HOST DEBT COLLECTION FORUM updated 10/27/14 03:31 PM
Latino Consumers Discussed
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently hosted an all-day forum on “Debt Collection and the Latino Community,” which brought together consumer advocates, industry professionals, and regulators to discuss how debt collection issues affect Latino consumers, especially those with limited English proficiency (LEP).

FinCEN: QUARTERLY UPDATE ON 'SARs' updated 10/27/14 03:09 PM
Also, Mortgage Service Transfer Guidance
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has issued its SAR Stats quarterly update, which provides information on Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) filed through Sept. 30, 2014.