|L-R: Andy Hunter, CEO of Silver State Schools CU; Rick Schmidt, CEO of WestStar CU; Eric Estes, CEO of Boulder Dam CU; Sue Longson, former VP of Business Development and Community Relations for SCE FCU and CEO of SONEPCO FCU; Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval; Wayne Tew, CEO of Clark County CU and Chairman of the Nevada Credit Union League; Wally Murray, CEO of Greater Nevada CU; and Melissa Ameluxen, VP of State Government Affairs for the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues|
NEVADA CU LEADERS MEET WITH GOVERNOR
updated 05/23/14 03:35 PM
Sandoval in Re-Election This Year
Nevada credit union leaders recently met with Gov. Brian Sandoval in Las Vegas and discussed improvements to the state’s economy, as well as how credit unions are working in their respective communities to assist members.
The governor talked about the small business climate across the state, and how the credit union movement can work together with their communities and the state to move Nevada forward. The conversation was highlighted by a look at recently released unemployment statistics for the state.
On that note, CEOs took the opportunity to report the positive growth recently experienced at their individual credit unions.
Sandoval is running for re-election this year against a crowded field of candidates. The governor faces four opponents in the June 10 GOP primary.
Seven democratic candidates have also filed to run, along with an Independent American Party candidate and a Green Party candidate.
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.