Mark Wolff – CUNA Communications
Amy Nigrelli – CUNA Marketing
Madison, WI (August 1, 2012) – Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is proud to announce the newest graduates of CUNA Management School. CUNA Management School consists of a three-year course of study. Students receive advanced academic training with practical, real-world applications designed specifically for credit union management personnel who aspire to achieve senior-level management and leadership positions in the credit union system. About 4,900 men and women have graduated from the program since its inception in 1954. A graduation diploma is issued in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Business and is recognized throughout the credit union movement as an honor and mark of accomplishment.
Of the 232 students attending the 2012 program, hosted at The University of Wisconsin in Madison, 87 were first-year students, 70 were second year students and 75 were third year students. This year’s graduates were from 22 states. 26 students graduated with honors. 7 students graduated with high honors.
The third-year graduating class presented $27,788 to the CMS Scholarship Fund during their graduation ceremony. The scholarship money presented by the class was raised during the three-year professional development program. The scholarship fund is earmarked to help smaller credit unions and individuals with limited financial resources become CUNA Management School attendees.
For more information on CUNA Management School visit training.cuna.org/cms
Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) DESIGNEES
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Debra Salz*, CCUE, Linn Area CU
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Sanetta Jackson, CCUE, St Mark CU
Christopher Phillips**, CCUE, Land of Lincoln Credit Union
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Christina Carter**, CCUE, Maine State CU
Elizabeth Cornish*, CCUE, York County FCU
Daniel Emery*, CCUE, Maine State CU
Eric Green**, CCUE, Peopleschoice Credit Union
Joseph Moses*, CCUE, Down East CU
Lori Saucier*, CCUE, Midcoast FCU
Kerry Wood*, CCUE, Community Credit Union
Sharon Bender*, CCUE, MECU of Baltimore Inc.
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John Heinen*, CCUE, Central Minnesota CU
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With its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) serves 90 percent of America’s 7,400 state and federally chartered credit unions, which are owned by 95 million consumer members. Credit unions are not-for-profit cooperatives providing affordable financial services to people from all walks of life. For more information about CUNA, visit www.cuna.org or the CUNAverse blog and follow @CUNAverse on Twitter. For more information about credit unions, visit www.aSmarterChoice.org and follow @asmarterchoice on Twitter.