Chris Michael, Senior Vice President of Consumer and Real Estate Lending, earned the CCUE designation at CUNA Management School

ROANOKE, VA (August 6, 2018) — Chris Michael, Senior Vice President of Consumer and Real Estate Lending at Member One FCU, recently earned the Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designation as a member of the graduating class of Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Management School.

“On behalf of Credit Union National Association, I want to congratulate Chris Michael on completing the substantial undertaking that is CUNA Management School,” said Kristin Ryan, director of learning events at CUNA. “Over the last three years, Chris has mastered the art of credit union leadership, proven his capacities as an executive and developed a unique, clear vision for success. I look forward to seeing how he will transform the movement.”

CUNA Management School prepares attendees for roles as credit union leaders through three years of projects, activities, examinations, and expert instruction. Studying under professors from the University of Wisconsin School of Business, participants learn about an enormous range of topics, including management, financials, internal controls, crisis management, and organizational behavior.

“This comprehensive program has prepared me to be an effective leader within the ranks of Member One,” said Michael, Senior Vice President of Consumer and Real Estate Lending. “It was an honor to participate in the CUNA Management School.”

By completing all three years of the school, three exams, two projects, and an oral presentation, attendees earn the Certified Credit Union Executive (CCUE) designation, which signifies knowledge of and readiness for credit union leadership. Michael was one of 85 attendees to graduate with a designation this year.

Chris Michael

About Member One Federal Credit Union

Member One Federal Credit Union is a full-service, member-owned financial institution serving the needs of its communities for 83 years. Member One is headquartered in Roanoke, VA and serves over 150,000 members, is more than $1.68 billion in assets, operates 15 branch facilities, a Real Estate and Business Service Center, and a national ATM network. For more information, visit

About CUNA

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 110 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


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