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WCMS Invites Professionals to Register for Academic Year

For industry leaders committed to growth and development in 2024 and beyond, Western CUNA Management School (WCMS) is inviting professionals across California, Nevada, and other western states to consider a unique opportunity that could shape the future of leadership on behalf of their credit unions and members.

For more than six decades, WCMS has been cultivating the next generation of credit union leaders — enhancing their leadership skills and understanding of the inner workings of credit unions. WCMS is gearing up for its upcoming 2024 session, and school leaders believe that each credit union’s rising stars could greatly benefit from the transformative education WCMS offers.

A few reasons:

  • Strategic Leadership Development: Equip your team members with the strategic mindset required to navigate the evolving landscape of the financial services industry.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: WCMS provides a powerful, ever-evolving curriculum designed to instill a deep understanding of credit union operations, leadership principles, and industry trends.
  • Network with Industry Leaders: Connect your rising stars with a network of professionals and industry leaders who have graduated from WCMS and are making significant impacts.
  • Cultivate Passionate Leaders: WCMS alumni return to their credit unions not just as skilled professionals but as passionate leaders and change-makers.
  • Your Investment in the Future: By sending your rising stars to WCMS, you are investing in their professional growth, which inevitably contributes to the success and resilience of your credit union. We understand the importance of nurturing emerging talent, and WCMS is committed to being an integral part of that journey.

How to Get Started
Visit our website at for more details about the program, curriculum, and registration process. If you have any questions or require further assistance, feel free to contact WCMS Provost and Chief Operating Officer Brandi Gleason at

The scholarship application deadline is May 1, 2024; the school registration deadline is June 1, 2024. To secure your spot, complete your registration today. And remember,start early and start often!

Faculty, instructors, and fellow students look forward to welcoming your credit union’s rising stars at WCMS, where their leadership journey begins!

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