Accolade Asset/Liability Advisory Services announces selection of David Fearing as new President/CEO

COLUMBUS, OH (December 14, 2018) — Accolade Asset/Liability Advisory Services, a wholly owned credit union service organization (CUSO) of Corporate One Federal Credit Union, announced today that it has named David Fearing to the position of president/CEO. David has previously served as the vice president of credit union development at National Cooperative Bank, and he replaces president/CEO, Joe Ghammashi, who announced his retirement plans earlier this year.

“We are very excited to have Dave as the new leader of our talented, experienced team,” said Denise Brown, Accolade’s board chair and Corporate One’s chief financial officer. “Dave has the vision, experience, passion for credit unions, and leadership strength that make him the ideal person to continue Accolade’s mission of offering guidance and support through our asset liability management and loan advisories to credit unions nationwide.”

“We are confident in our selection of Dave for Accolade’s new president/CEO,” said Melissa Ashley, CEO/president of Corporate One. “With Dave’s leadership, Accolade will continue to offer their superior service, expertise, guidance and support to help credit unions manage their varying balance sheet complexities and optimize their financial performance.”

Dave has more than 20 years of experience serving credit unions and the credit union industry. In addition to his role as VP at the National Cooperative Bank, Dave has served as the CEO of CU Partner Link, as COO of the Ohio Credit Union League, and as chief financial officer for Corporate One FCU (1990-1997). Dave has also served on numerous boards/committees, including Education First CU, CUNA Strategic Services, CUNA Operations Council, and Primary Financial. Dave has a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and accounting from Capital University.

“I am thrilled at the opportunity to serve as Accolade’s new CEO/president,” said Fearing. “I am looking forward to working with Accolade’s expert staff and board of directors as Accolade continues to grow and serve credit unions.”

About Corporate One Federal Credit Union

Serving more than 700 credit unions nationwide, Corporate One Federal Credit Union is one of the nation’s largest and most trusted corporate credit unions, creating opportunities for credit unions through our premier investment, funding, and payment solutions to America’s credit unions for nearly 75 years. Corporate One is at the forefront of helping credit unions realize the benefits of immediate payments, with comprehensive solutions available for the RTP® network and FedNow® Service. For more information, please visit our website and our FedNow Service Provide Showcase Profile.

About Accolade

Accolade, founded in 2007, is a wholly owned credit union service organization (CUSO) of Corporate One Federal Credit Union, offering guidance and support through Asset Liability Management (ALM), Investment and Strategic & Loan Advisories to credit unions nationwide. Leveraging core competencies in these areas, Accolade helps credit unions with varying balance sheet complexities optimize their financial performance while mitigating and managing any associated risks. Services are turnkey and competitive with their expert team serving as an extension of a credit union’s staff. Visit for more information.


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