CommunityAmerica CEO Lisa Ginter named Chair of Credit Union National Association

LENEXA, KS (February 28, 2023) — CommunityAmerica Credit Union CEO Lisa Ginter has been named Chair of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). The vote was completed yesterday, and the formal announcement was made at the Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington D.C. this afternoon.

Ginter is a 30+ year veteran of the financial services industry, working with credit unions her entire career. She has served as CEO of CommunityAmerica Credit Union in the greater Kansas City region since 2015, leading the organization through record membership growth.

““It’s an honor to chair CUNA’s Board at a time when the credit union movement is looking to build on great momentum, and I look forward to continued work with CUNA, Leagues, and credit unions to make good on our commitment to improve financial well-being” Ginter said. “Our combination of steadfast focus on our members and determination to advance the communities we serve means credit unions have plenty to work for in the next year and beyond.”

CUNA is the most credible financial services trade association and the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions. They work tirelessly to protect the best interests of people in Washington and all 50 states. Ginter will be leading CUNA for the next year with the mission of putting a spotlight on the importance of credit unions to all Americans as she advocates for members’ rights at a national level. Ginter is the 52nd chair and just the sixth woman. She will serve in this role through the 2024 Annual General Meeting.

About CommunityAmerica Credit Union

CommunityAmerica Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with more than 260,000 member-owners nationwide and more than $4 billion in assets, ranking it among the nation’s 100 largest credit unions. Based on deposits, CommunityAmerica is among the top 10 Kansas City-based financial institutions and the #1 ‘Best Place to Work’ in Kansas City, named by the Kansas City Business Journal in 2020. There are more than 30 CommunityAmerica branches in the greater Kansas City metro area, and one in St. Louis.

CommunityAmerica serves individuals and businesses, providing a full suite of financial products and services ranging from checking and savings to a variety of loan products to commercial banking. They also offer wealth management, retirement planning, private banking and insurance. CommunityAmerica is among the top mortgage providers in Kansas City based on loan volume. Its commitment to state-of-the-art technology enables a seamless banking experience for members, whether banking in branches or remotely. As a not-for-profit financial institution, CommunityAmerica offers highly competitive rates on deposits, loans and fees with fewer, lower or none at all. Other convenient products and services include Sunday hours, a network of more than 30,000 ATMs, 24-hour online banking and a top-rated mobile banking app. Want to become a member? You simply need to live in the Kansas City metropolitan area or have family members who do. For more information, visit


Amanda Turk
Manager, Corporate Communications

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