The latest from Deedee Myers

- by Deedee Myers, DDJ Myers

Growth by merger is not the only option

A strong rationale for credit unions to merge is as a means of achieving growth. However, mergers are certainly not the only way to grow. Credit unions also can achieve ...

- by Deedee Myers, DDJ Myers

What’s going on with mergers post-pandemic?

COVID-19 was the pervasive consideration dominating virtually all short-term and many long-term business decisions in 2020. Among the questions that many credit unions asked during the early months of the ...

- by Deedee Myers, DDJ Myers

How the pandemic has impacted merger rationales

Economies of scale have always represented a strong reason for credit unions to pursue mergers, and since the emergence of COVID-19, the rationale for achieving cost efficiency has become an ...

- by Deedee Myers, DDJ Myers

Realigning the board after a merger

Of all the major decisions that loom in the wake of a credit union merger, perhaps none is fraught with more political and interpersonal ramifications than what the board of ...

- by Deedee Myers, DDJ Myers

Stuck between gears

A couple of weeks ago, I pulled my bike off the garage wall, checked the tires, and started for a leisurely ride without a chartered destination. My goal was to ...

- by Deedee Myers, DDJ Myers

Interviewing in a box: Weird and necessary

Interviewing for a CEO job is not something you do every day. Even before the pandemic, interviewing for a CEO role created anxious moments for both candidates and board members. ...