The latest from Ryan Donovan

- by Ryan Donovan, CUNA

Doing the work makes a lasting impact in policy

360-degree advocacy: That’s what we call the credit union advocacy strategy. It means fierce, bold advocacy that addresses credit union public policy issues from all angles, saturating policymakers with ...

- by Ryan Donovan, CUNA

Speaking up for credit unions in the new Washington

Let’s face it — the coronavirus pandemic has dominated our focus for the last year.  On the ground, you have balanced members’ pressing concerns about their financial well-being with maintaining ...

- by Ryan Donovan, CUNA

Continuing to deliver for credit unions in 2021

2020 was certainly not an easy year. But years like that—where our members are at financial risk and our communities are struggling—are when the credit union mission and ...

- by Ryan Donovan, CUNA

WAS + IS ≠ WILL BE

Without much notice, our professional and personal lives, our communities and economy, and our way of life and operating norms have been turned upside down in ways that we never ...

- by Ryan Donovan, CUNA

Hope is alive!

Advocacy is a process, not an event; a marathon, not a sprint. For credit unions, advocacy is about revolutionizing the operating environment for credit unions, not merely putting up points ...