The credit union movement’s heroes inspire Stephanie Smith.
But not just the ones from the past. The executive director of America’s Credit Union Museum is also inspired by today’s credit union leaders.
“We are surrounded by people just like those original pioneers, and I think one of the jobs of the museum is to continue telling the story,” she says.
One way the museum will do that is through the new CUNA Research Center, which is housed in a building next to America’s Credit Union Museum in Manchester, N.H.
It creates a virtual experience that will allow credit unions, consumers, the media, lawmakers, regulators, and others to delve into the history of credit unions. It connects to the museum via a skywalk.
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