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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.

 
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GAIN EXPERIENCE ON LEAGUE COMMITTEE updated 09/15/14 01:21 PM
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LEAGUE ADVOCACY BLOG GAINS TRACTION updated 09/12/14 04:13 PM
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The new Advocacy Blog launched by the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues in August is gaining steam as more credit union advocacy professionals and others in the industry continue signing up to receive e-mail alerts on important state and federal updates.

FOCUSED ON 'ONE TO ONE' RELATIONSHIP updated 09/12/14 02:01 PM
Printing Industries CU
Susan Conjurski’s biggest hurdle is making sure her credit union keeps a competitive edge with larger financial institutions—a task that’s “quite a challenge,” she says.

PENALTY POLICY: SMALL VS LARGE CUs updated 09/11/14 06:50 AM
Federal Reserve’s Impact
The Federal Reserve’s ultra-low interest rate policy created the desired impact when it was instituted in 2008. Short-term funding costs plunged for financial institutions, allowing them to cheaply fund higher-yielding assets and restore capital.