85 earn CCUE designation at 2018 CUNA Management School

WASHINGTON, DC (August 21, 2018) — Graduates of the 2018 CUNA Management School, held July 15-25 in Madison, earned 85 Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designations. Awarded upon completion of all three years of the school, the designation signifies full knowledge of and preparedness for credit union leadership.

“The credit union movement has 85 new leaders who are ready to drive real results and progress,” said Kristin Ryan, director of learning events at Credit Union National Association. “By completing the three year journey to become CCUEs, these designees have gained skills that will help them advance into higher executive roles and provide the kind of leadership that elevates their entire staff. We congratulate them all and look forward to watching them continue to make an impact in the industry.”

A comprehensive leadership development program, CUNA Management School includes three years of interactive sessions, hands-on activities and intensive projects that teach attendees the core concepts, responsibilities and best practices of credit union leadership. Watch this video to take a look inside this year’s program.

At the end of the school, attendees test for the CCUE designation, which is highly recognized throughout the credit union industry. A list of all the 2018 designees is attached to this release.

The 2019 CUNA Management School will be held July 14-24, 2019, in Madison. To learn more and register for the school, please visit

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Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions, which are owned by 135 million consumer members. CUNA, along with its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, delivers unwavering advocacy, continuous professional growth and operational confidence to protect the best interests of all credit unions. For more information about CUNA, visit To find your nearest credit union, visit


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